Kristy Swanson
Actress
Kristy Swanson
Kristen Nöel "Kristy" Swanson is an American actress best known for playing Buffy Summers in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer, she also played Catherine "Cathy" Dollanganger in the movie version of the V.C. Andrews book Flowers in the Attic.
Biography
Kristy Swanson's personal information overview.
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'Psych' Premiere Sneak Peek: Shawn Reacts To A Shocking Family Crisis
Huffington Post - about 4 years
"Psych" fans have waited almost a year for the premiere of Season 7 and to find out what would happen after Shawn's (James Roday) father Henry (Corbin Bernsen) was shot. In HuffPost TV's exclusive clip from "Santabarbaratown 2," the Season 7 premiere of the USA seres, Shawn visits his father Henry in the hospital. Juliet (Maggie Lawson) is by Shawn's side, but it's still a tough moment. Juliet has advice for Shawn, but will the fake detective follow it? There are no guest stars in this clip, but as "Psych" Season 7 rolls on, the pop-culture-obsessed USA show will receive visits from Garcelle Beauvais, Jeffrey Tambor and WWE’s Big Show, and Parminder Nagra will play a possible love interest for Gus. That's not all: Cybill Shepherd and Kristy Swanson will return to "Pysch" in Season 7, and the show will air a two-hour musical as well. "Psych" Season 7 premiere on Wednesday, February 27 at 10 p.m. EST on USA.
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AOL debuts new digital content
Crain's New York Business - almost 5 years
AOL Inc. touted a slate of new programming at its digital content "NewFront" aimed at luring TV buyers with takes on familiar concepts, such as crime-scene investigations and housewife angst, that have made fortunes for the networks in the last decade. Two of the series AOL unveiled Tuesday are scripted, which suggests that AOL is serious about investing in original content in hopes of winning TV ad dollars. One notable unscripted series: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone will host a 12-part series where he interviews the likes of former President Bill Clinton and the CEOs of Cisco and Nike. At the center of AOL's video strategy is a hub called "AOL On," with channels such as food, business, entertainment, style and tech, in part curated by celebrities such as chefs Sam Talbot and Marc Forgione, Entourage star Adrian Grenier, and the ubiquitous Heidi Klum (who already has her own AOL site), who have agreed to appear on-screen talking about their areas of interest and to create "playlists ...
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In Preparation For ‘The Cabin In The Woods’: A Joss Whedon Retrospective
Screen Junkies - almost 5 years
This spring and summer has history-making potential. Between Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, The Cabin in the Woods, and The Avengers, Joss Whedon is poised to get his propers from mainstream audiences. For years he’s been sooooo close to wide appeal but that brass ring has constantly escaped him. He’s picked up fans along the way and that number has grown to the point where he’s being given a real shot with scripting and directing duties on Marvel’s superhero pig-pile. Since his career has mostly seen him operating on the fringe, it’s expected he’ll shatter the walls that have held him back all of these years. Below is a retrospective of his work for the 0.00002% of the Internet that might not be aware. Buffy the Vampire Slayer After kicking around Hollywood with writing jobs on sitcoms like Parenthood and Roseanne, Joss Whedon graduated briefly to film writing with 1992′s Buffy the Vampire Slayer starring Kristy Swanson and Luke Perry. The movie underperformed at the box ...
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Debby Ryan Interview: 'Suite Life' Star Talks New Show, Indie Movies & Growing ... - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Last year, the teen starred in her first independent movie, "What If," which starred Kristy Swanson and Kevin Sorbo. "Before the whole Disney realm had undergone this huge revamping, as a kid, I always saw myself doing these dramatic indie parts," says
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The Top 10 Vampire Movie Scenes - Crave Online
Google News - over 5 years
Staked in the heart by Buffy Summer (Kristy Swanson), he proceeds to milk his death for every moment that it's worth, “Oohing” and “Arghing” and kicking walls for longer than any death scene has a right to go… even into the closing credits
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Slow Dance with a Vampire: The 10 Best Bloodsucker Prom Songs - io9
Google News - over 5 years
PS: I totally can't remember the song Luke Perry and Kristy Swanson danced to in the original Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Ergo, "Naughty Naughty." 2.) "Wild Horses" by The Sundays from Buffy The Vampire Slayer When I was 14, I thought this song was what
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USA Sets the Return Dates for 'Covert Affairs', 'Burn Notice' and More - BuddyTV
Google News - over 5 years
Among those appearing are Kristy Swanson, Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Joey McIntyre, Molly Ringwald, Danny Glover and Wade Boggs. This is, of course, in addition to one William Shatner, who will be on hand to play Juliet's father
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OnTVTonight: 'Swamp Shark' - The Daily Advertiser
Google News - over 5 years
Starring DB Sweeney (formerly of "The Cutting Edge" and "Eight Men Out"), Kristy Swanson (from the early '90s film version of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") and former baseball star Wade Boggs, this film is set in the depths of the Atchafalaya Basin,
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<em>Psych:</em> Season Six of USA Series Debuts October 12th - TV Series Finale
Google News - over 5 years
A bevy of top names in entertainment will make guest appearances this season, including pop culture icon William Shatner as Juliet&#39;s father; Danny Glover and Wade Boggs in a baseball escapade; Kristy Swanson and Corey Feldman in a vampire episode
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"Psych' Returns to USA with Its Sixth Season Premiere on October 12 at 10p - TVbytheNumbers
Google News - over 5 years
A bevy of top names in entertainment will make guest appearances this season, including pop culture icon William Shatner as Juliet&#39;s father; Danny Glover and Wade Boggs in a baseball escapade; Kristy Swanson and Corey Feldman in a vampire episode
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John Rhys-Davies in PSYCH Season 6 - Boomtron.com
Google News - over 5 years
So far we have Jennifer Finnigan, Jason Prestley, Tony Hale, William Shatner, Danny Glover, Kristy Swanson, Joey McIntyre and Molly Ringwald. I know what you&#39;re thinking, that&#39;s a lot of guest stars. And it is. And that&#39;s what is going to make Season 6
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Link Bank 7-23-11: Kate Middleton, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Shannen Doherty - Gack Sports
Google News - over 5 years
Yes, I know that was 13 years ago. Or maybe your remember Sarah Michelle Gellar as “Buffy,” but the original Buffy was Kristy Swanson. Anyways, SMG has a new show entitled “Ringer,” coming out soon. EW obtained an exclusive first look of the art and [...]
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Comic Con 2011: William Shatner And Others Confirmed To Guest Star On Psych - Cinema Blend
Google News - over 5 years
Most exciting for me are William Shatner, Tom Lenk (Andrew from Buffy), Kristy Swanson (the original Buffy), and Tony Hale. But the list doesn&#39;t stop there. Keenan Thompson, Jaleel White (yes, the return of Urkel), Malcolm McDowell, and Cary Elwes are
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Comic-Con 2011: 'Psych' Creator Steve Franks Shares Season 6 Details and ... - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - over 5 years
We got Corey Feldman and Kristy Swanson and Tom Lenk; we got all kinds of great vampires from people who played vampires or were in vampire movies. Dietrich Bader appears in the cult episode. Those are just the episodes that we&#39;ve shot
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'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Blu-ray Announced - High-Def Digest
Google News - over 5 years
The film stars Kristy Swanson in the titular role (that would eventually be passed on to Sarah Michelle Gellar for Joss Whedon&#39;s TV series) and co-stars Donald Sutherland and Paul Reubens (&#39;Pee-Wee&#39;s Big Adventure&#39;). The Blu-ray will feature a 1080p
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kristy Swanson
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 45
    Swanson revealed in a 2015 television interview how she was cast in Pretty In Pink: "Director John Hughes said, 'We're re-shooting the end of Pretty in Pink.
    More Details Hide Details I was wondering if you would come be in this scene with our main character, Ducky, because the way we tested it in the movie theater, it didn't work. We need him to end up with somebody else at the end of the movie. So would you play the part?'"
  • 2010
    Age 40
    Swanson made a cameo appearance in the "Don't You Forget About Me" episode of One Tree Hill, which aired on February 1, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details The episode was a homage to John Hughes; Swanson appeared in two films produced by him in the 1980s.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 39
    In July 2009, she filmed What If, co-starring Kevin Sorbo and Debby Ryan, released on August 20, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details It was her first theatrical film in 10 years.
    Swanson married Eisler on February 7, 2009 in San Luis Obispo, California.
    More Details Hide Details They currently live in Santa Clarita, California. Wins Nominations
  • 2007
    Age 37
    On May 8, 2007, Swanson appeared in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode "Bombshell", playing a fictionalized variation on Anna Nicole Smith.
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    Swanson began a relationship with her Skating with Celebrities partner Lloyd Eisler during the show's run, while Eisler was still married to his then-pregnant wife, Marcie. Swanson gave birth to a son named Magnus Hart Swanson Eisler on February 16, 2007, just one month after Lloyd's divorce from Marcia O'Brien was finalized.
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    In 2007, she became a spokesperson of the Medifast diet.
    More Details Hide Details In the following year, she guest-starred in three episodes of the lesbian web series 3Way.
  • 2006
    Age 36
    She appeared in and won the 2006 Fox television program Skating with Celebrities, partnered with Lloyd Eisler.
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  • 2002
    Age 32
    Swanson posed nude for Playboy magazine in November 2002 in a cover-featured pictorial.
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  • 2000
    Age 30
    In 2000, she returned to a television series, as the star of Grapevine, a revamp of a 1992 TV series that was canceled after five episodes.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1999
    Age 29
    In 1999, Swanson played Vanessa, the girlfriend of Adam Sandler in the movie Big Daddy.
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  • 1998
    Age 28
    In the 1998–99 season of Early Edition, Swanson played Erica Paget, a love interest of the main character, Gary Hobson.
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  • 1992
    Age 22
    She played the title role in the 1992 movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
    More Details Hide Details Although not a hit at the box office originally, it had a profitable rental life. She appeared in both starring and supporting roles in movies such as Hot Shots! The Program, The Chase, or her most critically acclaimed role, playing Kristen Connor, a student discovering her sexuality, in John Singleton's Higher Learning. She also appeared in the film adaptation of the comic-book The Phantom and the dark comedy 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag with Joe Pesci. Most of these films failed at the box office, and she reverted to TV work in the late 1990s.
  • 1990
    Age 20
    By 1990, Swanson had made many television appearances, including multiple appearances in Knots Landing (1987–1988), Nightingales (1989), her first starring role in a TV series, although it only lasted a season, and a short-lived Burt Reynolds television series called B.L. Stryker (1989).
    More Details Hide Details Throughout the 1990s, she starred mostly in films.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1986
    Age 16
    Swanson started dating actor Alan Thicke when she was 17 years old in 1986 and got engaged to him two years later when he was 42.
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    Her first starring role was later in 1986, in Wes Craven's Deadly Friend as Samantha"the girl next door".
    More Details Hide Details The next year she played Cathy in the adaptation of V. C. Andrews' best-seller Flowers in the Attic.
    In 1986, she debuted on the big screen in two John Hughes films: Pretty In Pink, in a non-speaking role, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off as a character who announces a convoluted excuse for Ferris' absence in class.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Born
    Born on December 19, 1969.
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