at a book signing, October 2007
|Born||Danica Mae McKellar
January 3, 1975
La Jolla, California, U.S.
|Education||Bachelor's degree (summa cum laude)|
|Occupation||Actress, author, education advocate, and director|
|Spouse(s)||Mike Verta (2009–present)|
She is also a New York Times bestselling author. She wrote four popular non-fiction books: Math Doesn't Suck, Kiss My Math, Hot X: Algebra Exposed and Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape. The books are meant to encourage middle-school and high-school girls to have confidence and succeed in mathematics.
Personal life[change | change source]
She married composer Mike Verta on March 22, 2009, in La Jolla, California. The couple had dated since 2001. They had their first child on September 7, 2010, a boy they named Draco. McKellar filed for divorce from Verta in June 2012.
Filmography[change | change source]
|1985||The Twilight Zone||Nola||Segment: "Her Pilgrim Soul"|
|1987||The Twilight Zone||Deidre Dobbs||Episode: "Shelter Skelter"|
|1988||The Wonder Years||Winnie Cooper||88 episodes (1988–1993)|
|1989||The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!||Patty||Episode: "Day of the Orphan/King Mario of Cramalot"|
|1990||Camp Cucamonga||Lindsey Scott||TV movie|
|1992||Captain Planet and the Planeteers||Lisa (voice)||Episode: "A Formula for Hate"|
|1994||Babylon 5||Aria Tensus||Episode: "The War Prayer"|
|Moment of Truth: Cradle of Conspiracy||Kristin Guthrie||TV movie|
|Walker, Texas Ranger||Laurie Maston||Episode: "Stolen Lullaby"|
|Sirens||Allison Trent||Episode: "Victims"|
|1996||Justice for Annie: A Moment of Truth Movie||Annie Mills Carman||TV movie|
|1998||The Love Boat: The Next Wave||Mary Dutton||Episode: "How Long Has This Been Going On?"|
|Working||Jolie||Episode: "As Bad as It Gets"|
|1999||Episode: "She Loves Me Yeah, Yeah, Yeah"|
|Random Play||Daughter||Episode: 1.4|
|2000||Static Shock||Freida Goren (voice)||14 episodes (2000–2004)|
|2001||Good Neighbor||Molly Wright|
|The Division||Wendy||Episode: "Don't Ask"|
|XCU: Extreme Close Up||Sarah|
|Even Stevens||Sandrine||Episode: "Sibling Rivalry"|
|Sex and the Teenage Mind||Debbie|
|Reality School||Sexy Sally|
|Jane White Is Sick & Twisted||Tiffany|
|The Year That Trembled||Pam Hatch|
|Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool||Sissie|
|Justice League||Sapphire Stagg (voice)||Episode: "Metamorphosis: Part 1"
Episode: "Metamorphosis: Part 2"
|The West Wing||Elsie Snuffin||8 episodes (2002–2003)|
|2004||King of the Hill||Sharona (voice)||Episode: "My Hair Lady"|
|Misty (voice)||Episode: "Cheer Factor"|
|Raising Genius||Lacy Baldwin|
|Game Over||Elsa / Renee (voice)||TV series|
|Century City||Sally||Episode: "Without a Tracer"|
|Quiet Kill||Pet Shop Girl|
|Eve||Claudia||Episode: "Friend or Foe?"|
|2005||NCIS||Erin Kendall||Episode: "Witness"|
|Jack & Bobby||Keirsten||Episode: "And Justice for All"|
|NYPD Blue||Rosemary Wyatt||Episode: "Moving Day"|
|Strong Medicine||Natalie Pascal||Episode: "Feeling No Pain"|
|Path of Destruction||Katherine Stern||TV movie|
|How I Met Your Mother||Trudy||Episode: "The Pineapple Incident"|
|2006||Cyberchase||Wanda||Episode: "Designing Mr. Perfect"|
|Bongee Bear and the Kingdom of Rhythm||Brittany (The Flower Shop Lady)|
|Inspector Mom||Maddie Monroe||10 episodes (2006–2007) + TV movie|
|2007||Inspector Mom: Kidnapped in Ten Easy Steps||Maddie Monroe||TV movie|
|Random! Cartoons||Katerina "Kat" Metropoulos (voice)||Episode: "Girls on the Go!"|
|How I Met Your Mother||Trudy||Episode: "Third Wheel"|
|2009||21 and a Wake-Up||Jenny Valentine|
|2010||The Big Bang Theory||Abby||Episode: "The Psychic Vortex"|
|Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo||Madelyn Dinkley (voice)||Video|
|Young Justice||Miss Martian/M'Gann M'orzz/Megan Morse||Voice|
|2011||G.I. Joe: Renegades||Sister Leah||Episode: "Brothers of Light"|
|2011-2012||Generator Rex||Claire Bowman||4 episodes|
References[change | change source]
- "The Wonder Years (1988–1993)". IMDB. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0094582/. Retrieved August 23, 2012.
- "Children's Books". The New York Times. September 28, 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/28/books/bestseller/bestchildren.html?_r=1. Retrieved August 23, 2012.
- "Children's Chapter Books". The New York Times. August 22, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2010-08-22/chapter-books/list.html. Retrieved August 23, 2012.
- "Math Books". http://www.danicamckellar.com/math-books/. Retrieved August 23, 2012.
- Danica McKellar is Married! People, March 22, 2009
- Danica McKellar is Pregnant! People, March 17, 2010
- "Danica McKellar Files for Divorce". People. 2012-06-06. http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20601873,00.html. Retrieved 2012-06-06.
- "‘Wonder Years’ actress Danica McKellar files for divorce". suntimes.com. 2012-06-12. http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/people/13034071-421/wonder-years-actress-danica-mckellar-files-for-divorce.html. Retrieved 9 June 2012.