Kristy Swanson (Born December 19, 1969 in Mission Viejo, California, USA to Robert Swanson and Rosemary Albrecht) is an American actress who has starred in movies such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Chase, and Higher Learning.
She also posed nude for Playboy magazine in November 2002. More recently, Swanson appeared in and won the 2006 FOX television program Skating with Celebrities, partnered with Lloyd Eisler. After meeting on Skating with Celebrities, Swanson is rumoured to be dating Eisler. The pair were together in Kingston, Ontario in February 2006 to promote and host the annual FebFest event.