|Kristy was born December 19, 1969
in Mission Viejo, California, and began her career at the
age of nine appearing in television commercials. Kristy
convinced her parents to move to Hollywood so that she
could pursue her dream of acting, and eventually landed
small roles in two of John Hughes' films, Ferris
Bueller's Day Off, and Pretty in Pink.
Her first leading film role was in
Wes Craven's Deadly Friend, and she co-starred in Flowers
in the Attic. Additional film credits include Hot
Shots, and Eight Heads in a Duffle Bag, but
she is perhaps best known for her performance in the
title role of Buffy in the film Buffy, The Vampire
Slayer, and for her controversial role as a college
student discovering her sexuality in John Singleton's Higher
She has recently completed several independent films for future release, including Tinsel Town, Lover Girl, Ground Control, and Supreme Sanction. Kristy can currently be seen on the big screen in the film Big Daddy, with Adam Sandler.
Kristy has been involved with Thursday's Child, a non-profit organization to help troubled teens, since she was 15 and is currently their longest-standing celebrity member.
For more information about Kristy, visit one of the Kristy Links below.
Other Kristy Links:
IMDb's Filmography for Kristy Swanson
The Unofficial Kristy Swanson
(Warning! Photos from KS' "Maxim Magazine" photo-shoot used at this site -
may be considered objectionable by some.)
The Kristy Swanson Homepage
Coop's Kristy Swanson Page
Kristy's info page at
(select her name from the list of Board of Trustees members)
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