Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Kristy Swanson Biography

Birth Place:
Mission Viejo, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Permanently left school during the 8th grade to concentrate on acting; her parents tutored her at home
  • Auditioned to play Pee-wee's love interest in Big Top Pee-wee (1988), but it was decided that she was too young
  • She later worked with Paul Reubens in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Has been in three movies with Charlie Sheen: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Hot Shots! and The Chase
  • Posed in the November 2002 issue of Playboy
  • Met husband Lloyd Eisler (an Olympic medalist in figure skating) when the two were paired together on the Fox reality show Skating With Celebrities in 2006