Kristy Noel Swanson was born December 19, 1969. She is an American actress. Her most well-known role is that of Buffy Summers, in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She also appeared in The Phantom in 1996.
She was first a star in Wes Craven’s horror film Deadly Friend (1986), then she played the role of Catherine Dollanganger, in the film adaptation V. C.
Andrews’s Flowers in the Attic (1987). Swanson also starred in several films, including Hot Shots! (1991), The Program (1993), The Chase (1994), 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997), Big Daddy (1999), and Dude! Where’s my Car? (2000).
It also appeared in Pretty in Pink (1986), and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986).
Kristy Swanson Early life
Swanson was born in Mission Viejo (California). She expressed her interest in acting at the age of nine and started to pursue roles in TV commercials. Her first commercial role was in a dollhouse advertisement. She continued her acting career with many more commercials.
Kristy Swanson Career
Swanson started her acting career with R. at The Actors Workshop. J. Adams quickly moved into television advertising roles and a few one-off TV series appearances such as Cagney and Lacey and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
In 1986, she made her big screen debut in Pretty In Pink as a non-speaking character and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off as a character that announces a convoluted excuse to Ferris for his absence from class.
Later in 1986, her first major role was in Wes Craven Deadly Friends . She played Samantha, “the girl next to” She was the next year’s Cathy in V. Flowers in the Attic, C. Andrews’ bestseller.
Swanson described how she was cast as Beautiful in Pink. “[Writer] John Hughes stated, ‘We are re-shooting Pretty In Pink. Because it wasn’t working in the theater, I was curious if you would be willing to join us in this scene.
We want him to be with someone else at the end. Would you agree to play the role?
In 1990, Swanson made many television appearances including appearances in Knots Landing (1987-1988), Nightingales (89), and her first starring television role in a series. However, it lasted only one season. Stryker (1989).
She starred in many films throughout the 1990s. In 1992’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer, she played the role of the title character.
It was a successful rental film, even though it wasn’t a big hit at the box-office. She appeared in both starring and supporting roles in films such as “Hot Shots! She was also seen in The Phantom, a film adaptation of the comic book.
She returned to television in the late 1990s after most of her films failed to make it big.
Kristy Swanson Personal life
Swanson was married to her Celebrities partner Lloyd Eisler on September 9, 2009. He has a son and two children from his previous marriage.
Swanson is a Republican. Swanson said that she received death threats from fellow actor Dean Cain for participating in Obamagate. This stage play was focused on Donald Trump.
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