Busfield was born in Lansing, Michigan. The son of university professors, Busfield as a boy usually visited the Michigan State University drama department, in which his father, Roger, taught. His mother, Jean, taught literature and appreciated the company of writers. Busfield mentioned he remembers coming home from school and finding his mother and English novelist Graham Greene sharing a consume at the kitchen desk.
|Day of Birth||12-June-1957|
|Place of Birth||Lansing, Michigan, USA|