Kristy Swanson

[ Kristy Swanson - photo courtesy of Uy-Phong Nguyen {} ]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 Learning.

[ Kristy Swanson ]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 Homepage

(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 Thursday's Child
(select her name from the list of Board of Trustees members)


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Last updated: Dec 19, 1999

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