Kristy is a spokesperson for Medifast, a weight loss program.
Kristy is a smoker and a drinker.
Kristy once dated Alan Thicke and David Spade.
Kristy was arrested in Los Angeles, California on August of 2000, for Driving While Intoxicated.
In the 2006 show Skating with Celebrities, Kristy and her professional figure skating partner, Lloyd Eisler (who she also began dating,) won the competition.
In 1989, Kristy won a Young Artist Award for "Best Young Actress in a Horror or Mystery Motion Picture" for her role in the movie Flowers in the Attic.
Kristy was arrested in October of 2006, after a fight with her boyfriend's ex-wife. The charges were later dropped.
Kristy had a son on February 16, 2007, named Magnus Hart Swanson.
As of 2008, Kristy is dating Lloyd Eisler.
In the movies Deadly Friend and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kristy played roles that required her character to jump out of a second story window in an attempt to catch someone that was running away.
Kristy has appeared in three different movies over the span of almost ten years with fellow actor Charlie Sheen. The movies were Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Chase, and Hot Shots!
In the November 2002 issue of Playboy, Kristy appeared nude.
Kristy is 5'6" tall.
She made her acting debut in the feature film Pretty in Pink.
Kristy will portray Anna Nicole Smith in an episode of Law And Order: Criminal Intent. The episode will air in the US on May 7th, 2007.
Between the ages of 9 and 13 Kristy appeared in over 30 television commercials.
She gave up regular schooling at age 13 to focus on acting. Her parents, Bob and Rosemary, gave her home instruction. Her parents are retired physical education teachers.
Kristy was the original Buffy the Vampire Slayer before Sarah Michelle Gellar.
Kristy: (After her arrest charges were dropped) I am thrilled and excited that the charge has been dropped. This never should have happened and our family can move on.
Kristy: (About revealing her pregnancy) We wanted to wait until I completed the first trimester to officially announce our pregnancy. Lloyd and I are thrilled and wanted to share the wonderful news.
Kristy Swanson: (on her kissing scene in Higher Learning) I recall that a lot of guys were, like, 'You got to kiss Jennifer Connelly!' For all the men out there: Yes, Jennifer is a good kisser. We also shot a European version, which, I think showed a little more skin.
Kristy: I won't date a guy who doesn't own a toolbox. I'm not saying you need to be able to knock down a wall or build a house or anything like that. But I've been out with a couple of guys who didn't own toolboxes, and they couldn't even change a light bulb.
Kristy: I've always been this strong-willed person and I've always been in love with acting. I love every aspect of show business and that includes both the show part of it and the business part of it.