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Kristine Sutherland is an actress who portrayed Joyce Summers and the First Evil on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer television series. 


Sutherland's first film role was as a secretarial role in the 1986 comedy thriller Legal Eagles. She appeared as Mae Thompson in the film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.

In 1997, Sutherland auditioned for the role of Joyce Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She appeared as a series regular until season 5, returning for 3 guest appearances: one in season 6 and two in season 7. After leaving Buffy, Sutherland opted to take up still photography attending Santa Monica College; opening her own studio which focused on portraiture.

In 2008, Sutherland appeared in the television miniseries Comanche Moon and had a guest role in an episode of New Amsterdam. She voiced Haru's Mother in the English dub of The Cat Returns and had voicing credits in the video game Grand Theft Auto V.

Buffyverse credits


Sutherland guest-starred as Buffy's mother Joyce Summers in 58 episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (one in an uncredited archive footage), as well as one episode in which she portrays the First Evil in Joyce's form:


Sutherland appeared in the following Buffy the Vampire Slayer featurettes:

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