(born Kathryn Krueger) is a fictional character from the A Nightmare on Elm Street series of films, and the daughter of Freddy Krueger. She was portrayed by Lisa Zane in Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare. Kathryn was still a little girl when children from the neighborhood went missing and were found dead. Soon after Loretta learned that down in the basement of the house, Freddy had a secret room where he kept many different tools of torture, newspaper clippings, versions of his famous glove, and more. Freddy was arrested for the murders of the missing children and Kathryn was put into foster care and was later adopted by the Burroughs family. Her records were subsequently sealed and she was moved away from Springwood.
After a decade of slaughtering all the children of Springwood in their dreams, there were no children left. The remaining adults were kept in a mass psychosis after their children had been murdered. When there was no one left to kill, Freddy sought to leave Springwood— hoping to continue his murder spree in another town, full of more children.now an adult named Maggie Burroughs who was working as a counselor to troubled teens in another city. Since her mother's death, Maggie was raised by adoptive parents and had suppressed the horrible memories of her early childhood.
After two cops brought John Doe (Shon Greenblat) to the shelter, Maggie questioned him and discovered a newspaper clipping with the headline " She took him back to Springwood to find answers about his past. Before John Doe died by Freddy's hands, he revealed to Maggie that Freddy did not have a son. Later, Maggie had a dream of her past about her family, in which she met Freddy, After she woke up, she went home and discovered her adoption certificate. She proved that a thirst for murder was not hereditary, and schemed with Doc (Yaphet Kotto) to destroy Krueger once and for all. After pulling him out of her dream, She manages to break free by throwing multiple blades into Freddy and shoving a crowbar into his hand. She picks up Freddy's glove and as she looks at it, Maggie moves the glove and turns it into a stabbing position. As she advances, she shoves the glove deep into Freddy's abdomen in which also resulted in Maggie shoving a pipe bomb into Krueger's chest, before running away. After she killed him and released the Dream Demons that had given him his power, Krueger was sent back to Hell. Afterwards, she smiled and replied to Doc and Tracy (Lezlie Deane), "Freddy's dead." Whatever happened to her afterward is unknown.
In Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash: The Nightmare Warriors, it is revealed that Maggie, alongside Neil Gordon, has started a support group (the titular "Nightmare Warriors") for those who have survived encounters with both Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees, consisting of Ash Williams from the Evil Dead franchise and previously established characters from the A Nightmare on Elm Street and Friday the 13th