Kristine has stated that the hardest part of playing a dead body for her was having to keep her eyes open and not blink.
Kristine attented the University of Kentucky.
When she was younger, Kristine wanted to be an English teacher before she wanted to get into acting.
Kristine has one brother.
Kristine took piano lessons while she was young and has stated that she hated them.
Kristine knew in great advance that Joyce would die. Kristine was told during the third season of Buffy by the show's creator, Joss Whedon, that her character would be killed off. The character was not killed until two years after that.
Kristine made four appearances as Buffy's mother, Joyce, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, after her character died.
Kristine married actor John Pankow (best known as Ira on Mad About You) in 1986.
Kristine is 5' 8" tall.
Kristine has a cat named Donald.
Kristine starred in a commercial for Advil in 2004.
Kristine has one teenaged daughter, Eleanore, with actor John Pankow.