Graham was born in New York City and began working as a professional actor at age 10. His prominent credits include: Arty in the Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers"; lead roles in 20th Century Fox Film's "Dunston Checks In" (directed by Ken Kwapis) and Propaganda Film's "A Pig's Tale"; guest appearances on "Law & Order", "New York Undercover", "All My Children", and "One Life to Live"; TV films for HBO & NBC TV; "Mother Courage & Her Children" at the American Repertory Theatre (directed by Janos Szasz); "This is Our Youth" by Kenneth Lonergan, for which he received a Best Actor nomination.

Graham is also the co-author of "The Morgan Principle," which won 1st place in the 2011 Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition and was a top 30 semifinalist for the Nicholl Fellowship.

Graham holds a BA from Harvard College, an MA from Columbia University, and an MSc from the London School of Economics.