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Danica McKellar

Danica McKellarAKA Danica Mae McKellar

Born: 3-Jan-1975
Birthplace: La Jolla, CA

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years

Danica McKellar played Fred Savage's neighbor and sometimes girlfriend on The Wonder Years. She later studied math at UCLA, and co-authored a theorem in mathematical physics with Professor Lincoln Chayes and fellow student Brandy Winn, now termed the "Chayes-McKellar-Winn Theorem". She is still very much a working actress, but also writes a column on St Jude's 'Mathathon' website, answering young students' math-related questions, and she is the author of Math Doesn't Suck, a book nudging middle-school girls toward math studies.

Sister: Crystal McKellar (b. 16-Aug-1976)
Husband: Mike Verta (composer, together 2001-09, m. 22-Mar-2009, div. 21-Feb-2013, one son)
Son: Draco (b. 7-Sep-2010)
Husband: Scott Sveslosky (attorney, m. 15-Nov-2014)

    University: BS Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles (1998)

    Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
    Portuguese Ancestry
    Scottish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Yoga

    Young Justice M'gann M'orzz (2010-13)
    Inspector Mom Maddie Monroe (2006-07)
    The West Wing Elsie Snuffin (2002-03)
    Static Shock Freida Goren (voice, 2000-04)
    The Wonder Years Winnie Cooper (1988-93)

    Where Hope Grows (6-Apr-2014)
    Tasmanian Devils (19-Jan-2013)
    Hack! (17-May-2007) · Emily
    Path of Destruction (24-Sep-2005)
    Raising Genius (10-Mar-2004) · Lacy Baldwin
    Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (27-Jan-2002) · Tiffany
    Sex and the Teenage Mind (2002)
    Moment of Truth: Cradle of Conspiracy (2-May-1994)
    Sidekicks (17-Dec-1992)
    Camp Cucamonga (23-Sep-1990)

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Author of books:
Math Doesn't Suck (2007)
Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss (2008)
Hot X: Algebra Exposed! (2010)

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