An American actress best known as the original "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" in the 1992 movie, Kristy Swanson's other film credits include "Pretty in Pink", "Ferris Bueller's Day Off", "Mannequin: On the Move", "Hot Shots!", "Higher Learning", "The Phantom" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" Her TV credits include "Knots Landing", "Nightingales", "Early Edition", "Grapevine" and "Skating With Celebrities."
Today in History
Today is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2014. There are 12 days left in the year.Today in history: Rockefeller becomes vice president
Thought for Today: "Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all." -- Jean Genet (1910-1986).Today's Birthdays
Actress Cicely Tyson is 90. Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak is 73. Jazz musician Lenny White is 65. Actor Iain de Caestecker (TV: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D") is 27.TV This Week Dec. 7 -13: 'The Red Tent' on Lifetime
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Birthdays Country singer Little Jimmy Dickens is 94. Actress Cicely Tyson is 90. Singer MauriceToday in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
? On Dec. 19, 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States in the U.S. Senate chamber by Chief Justice Warren Burger with President Gerald R. Ford looking on (in a first for the Senate, the proceeding was televised live). ? In 1777, Gen. George Washington led his army of about 11,000 men to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, to camp for the winter. ? In 1813 ...Walking Dead Sta headed to Calgary's comic expo
Zombies beware.Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 14-20
Dec. 14: Actress Patty Duke is 68. Bassist Cliff Williams of AC/DC is 65. Singer-guitarist Mike Scott of The Waterboys is 56. Singer-whistle player Peter "Spider" Stacy of The Pogues is 56. Actress Cynthia Gibb ("Fame") is 51. Actor Archie Kao ("Chicago P.D.") is 45. Singer Brian Dalyrimple of Soul for Real is 39. Actress Vanessa Hudgens ("High School Musical") is 26.ION Television Will "Get Wrapped Up" This Holiday Season with Coalition for the Homeless Partnership
Both events will take place tomorrow, December 2, and lead up to the premiere of "Merry Ex-Mas," one of five all-new original holiday movies from ION Television in 2014.Hallmark Upfront: 15 Original Movies, New Series and the Return of the Kitten Bowl
Debbie Macomber will create a pilot for a new series, while Martha Williamson executive producing a Christmas movie -- the first partnership between the channel and the Hallmark Card brand. read more
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Between the ages of 9 and 13 Kristy appeared in over 30 television commercials.
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