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Danica McKellar (b. 1975)

Girl-next-door Winnie Cooper, The Wonder Years.

"Math superstar."


  • Author of Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle-School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail. (2007)
  • Coauthored research paper entitled, "Percolation and Gibbs State Multiplicity for Ferromagnetic Ashkin-Teller Models in Two Dimensions."
  • Hailed as a "math superstar" by the New York Times.
  • Struck very un-mathemetician-like poses for Stuff magazine (2005).
  • Played a mathemetician in 2003 San Diego, California, stage production of Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Proof.
  • Graduate of UCLA (1998).
  • Holds bachelor's degree in mathematics.


  • Interview: Stuff magazine
  • TV Tome: The Wonder Years
  • The Wonder Years as an American Narrative
  • credits

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