Swanson began her career appearing in several teen films, including Pretty in Pink (1986) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). She has an uncle who taught English and Journalism in Anaheim, California.Her first starring role was in Wes Craven's horror film Deadly Friend (1986), followed by her portrayal of Catherine "Cathy" Dollanganger in the controversial film adaptation of V. At the age of nine, Swanson expressed interest in acting to her parents, and began pursuing roles in television commercials.In 1986, she debuted on the big screen in two John Hughes films: Pretty In Pink, in a non-speaking role, and Ferris Bueller's Day Off as a character who announces a convoluted excuse for Ferris' absence in class.
Kristy Swanson, a former Playboy model and star of the 1992 film "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," was arrested Saturday night in Kingston, Ont.after allegedly assaulting the ex-wife of Canadian figure skater Lloyd Eisler, whom she is dating.In a letter to Eisler's legal camp, dated July 9, O' Brien's attorney, Mark Frederick, charges that Eisler and Swanson—who met last year when they were paired up on —have orchestrated, with Sands' help, a scheme "to turn Mr. O' Brien's separation and their lives into something of a media circus."O' Brien is "not only pestered by the tabloid media by telephone and otherwise; she has found herself the object of an ongoing media spectacle," Frederick wrote.The lawyer requested that Eisler and Swanson, who welcomed their first child together in February, consider the adverse effects that their public mudslinging might have on Eisler's other two kids, as well as on his relationship with his former spouse.The two children, and Swanson and Eisler's four-month-old son, were in a minivan at the time.
"Kristy Swanson was assaulted by Lloyd Eisler's ex wife, Marcia O'Brien, while walking from the passenger seat to give her her four month old son, a pacifier," stated the release from Michael Sands, spokesperson for Kristy Swanson and Lloyd Eisler.
He also denied that Eisler has told the media that his ex had "laid a beating" on his current fiancée, which Frederick accused him of saying.
Marcus also mentions an appearance that O' Brien made on Dr.
Swanson was arrested June 16 for allegedly assaulting O' Brien the night before when the actress accompanied Eisler on a scheduled visit with sons Ethan, 3, and Seth, 19 months.
The original when she accompanied Eisler to O' Brien's home to visit with the kids.
to begin the process of being arrested," she confirmed to the magazine. However, in a release sent out by Swanson and Eisler's publicist, Marcia O'Brien is accused of assaulting Swanson while Swanson accompanied Eisler on a scheduled parental visit of the two young children he has with O'Brien.