Kristen Nöel "Kristy" Swanson (born December 19, 1969) is an American actress best known for playing Buffy in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer, she also played Catherine "Cathy" Dollanganger in the movie version of the V.C. Andrews book fiori in the Attic.
Swanson started her career at The Actors Workshop with R.J. Adams and promptly moved into TV advertising roles and several one-off appearances in TV series such as Cagney and Lacey and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. In 1986, she debuted on the big screen in two John Hughes films: Pretty In Pink, in a...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a 1992 American action/comedy/horror film about a Valley girl cheerleader named Buffy (Kristy Swanson) who learns that it is her fate to hunt vampires. The movie is a parody which plays on the clichés of typical horror films. The original script for the film was written da Joss Whedon, who later created the darker and più acclaimed TV series of the same name starring Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy. It was a moderate success at the box office and received mixed reviews from critics.