Kristy Swanson is an American actress. She had her career beginnings in the 1980s, debuting on the show It’s Your Move. She later made her film debut in 1986’s Pretty in Pink. At the same time, she played Simone Adamley in the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. She next starred as Catherine “Cathy” Dollanganger in the movie Flowers in the Attic. She also played Jody Campbell in the show Knots Landing. She later played Rebecca “Becky” Granger in the show Nightingales. In the ’90s, she played Buffy Summers in the film Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She next had roles in the movies The Program, The Chase, Higher Learning, The Phantom, and Big Daddy. During this period, she starred as Erica Paget on the short-lived series Early Edition. In the 2000s, she mostly had roles on TV films while she played Marlowe Viccellio on the show Psych in the 2010s.