Biography

Kristin "Kris" Williams Swanberg is an American businesswoman, filmmaker, actress and former high school teacher living in Chicago, Illinois. She is best known for her work with her husband, Joe Swanberg, on the independent digital feature film Kissing on the Mouth (2005), in which she starred as Laura, and on the Nerve.com web series, Young American Bodies, in which she stars as Dia. Her personal projects include the short documentary "Bathwater" (2006) and the Nerve.com documentary web series "Boys and Girls". In 2005, she coordinated The Future Filmmakers Festival, which showcases work from filmmakers under the age of 21. She is credited variously as both Kris Williams and Kris Swanberg.

Swanberg earned a bachelor's degree in Film Production from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and earned a Master's in Education from DePaul University May 2010. She married Joe Swanberg on June 30, 2007.

Kristin "Kris" Williams Swanberg is an American businesswoman, filmmaker, actress and former high school teacher living in Chicago, Illinois. She is best known for her work with her husband, Joe Swanberg, on the independent digital feature film Kissing on the Mouth (2005), in which she starred as Laura, and on the Nerve.com web series, Young American Bodies, in which she stars as Dia. Her personal projects include the short documentary "Bathwater" (2006) and the Nerve.com documentary web series "Boys and Girls". In 2005, she coordinated The Future Filmmakers Festival, which showcases work from filmmakers under the age of 21. She is credited variously as both Kris Williams and Kris Swanberg.

Swanberg earned a bachelor's degree in Film Production from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and earned a Master's in Education from DePaul University May 2010. She married Joe Swanberg on June 30, 2007.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1980-11-11

Place of Birth -

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Kris Williams

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 First Man as Marilyn See
2017 Win It All
2016 Joshy as Anita
2014 Happy Christmas as Landlord
2013 The Sacrament as Mother of Gene
2012 Marriage Material
2011 Art History
2011 Autoerotic
2011 The Zone
2010 Audrey the Trainwreck as Realtor Lady
2009 It Was Great, But I Was Ready to Come Home as Annie
2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs as Gaby

Directing

2015 Unexpected Director
2014 Baby Mary Director
2012 Empire Builder Director
2009 It Was Great, But I Was Ready to Come Home Director

Writing

2015 Unexpected Writer
2014 Baby Mary Writer
2009 It Was Great, But I Was Ready to Come Home Writer

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