See then-and-now pictures of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer cast, including Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan, Nicholas Brendon, and David Boreanaz, are now
Sarah Michelle Gellar: Then
After starting out as a child actress on the soap opera Swans Crossing, the New York City native became a household name as the kickass vampire slayer, taking fans on a journey through Buffy's complicated personal life and role as the Chosen One. She battled monsters and dated them, too. While she was filming the seven seasons of Buffy, Sarah Michelle Gellar also starred in hit films like 1997's I Know What You Did Last Summer, and 1999's Simply Irresistible and Cruel Intentions.