A pretty, young actress, Swanson made her feature debut in the opening shot of "Lethal Weapon" (1987) as the hooker endlessly falling from a building onto the hood of a car. Swanson is best known for her portrayal of Woody Harelson's amazingly rich and equally simple wife Kelly on the mega-hit series "Cheers" (NBC, 1989-93).
Feature debut in "Lethal Weapon"
Joined the cast of "Cheers" in the recurring role of Kelly Gaines, girlfriend of Woody (Woody Harrelson)
Recurring role on the series "Baby Talk"