|Born:|| December 19, 1969|
Mission Viejo, California, USA
|Spouse (s):||Lloyd Eisler (2006-present)|
Kristen Nöel "Kristy" Swanson (born December 19, 1969) is an American actress. She is 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. One of her earliest credits is as the incredibly fast-talking girl, Simone, who informs the teacher of Ferris Bueller's absence and its reason in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. She portrays Marlowe Lassiter on the USA Network hit original series Psych, starting with "This Episode Sucks".