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Danica McKellar

Danica McKellar

Danica McKellar, is an American actress better known for her job as Winnie Cooper in the television show, The Wonder Years.

Born in San Diego, California, McKellar and sister Crystal McKellar have mantained a friendly competition to see who gets more acting jobs, and, as a matter of a fact, when the actress who would play Winnie had to be chosen, the only two actresses who were still in competition were the McKellar sisters.

Danica and her family moved to Los Angeles when she was 8, and soon after, she and her sister began acting.

McKellar studied at UCLA, majoring in mathematics, and graduated summa cum laude in 1998. She coauthored a scientific paper1 which appeared in a peer-reviewed physics journal.

Since then, as well as several guest roles in television series, she has written and directed two short films. She has returned to regular television with a role in The West Wing.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Danica McKellar Facts

Birth NameDanica Mae McKellar
OccupationActress
BirthdayJanuary 3, 1975 (42)
SignCapricorn
BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Danica McKellar compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Where Hope Grows
Jetsons & WWE: Robo-Wrestlemania
Superman/Shazam! The Return of Black Adam
Crown for Christmas
Hack!
The War Prayer
The Pineapple Incident
Third Wheel
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