Danica McKellar: Are You the Girl from "The Wonder Years"?
Danica McKellar Are You the Girl from The Wonder Years

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What happens when you're no longer the girl next door from The Wonder Years? Former television heartthrob Danica McKellar told us how math helped her to discover that she is so much more than the child actress who played Winnie Cooper. Like Danica McKellar's profile? Visit "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" online and on Facebook. Web: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/secretlife/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/novasecretlife "The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers" is an Emmy-nominated web video series and site from the makers of the acclaimed science series, PBS's NOVA. Each episode profiles one of today's leading scientists, and shows what happens when the lab coats come off. Secret Life is produced by Seftel Productions, Inc.


ScytheNoire : These are the type of stories we need more of, what people have done that is great after their Hollywood fame.

Toño G. A. : I can´t make up my mind... is she hotter than smarter? or smarter than hotter?

Dave Morris : Great video, this should be mandatory viewing by middle and high school students!

samuel huckaby : I've read the paper that she co-authored, the chayes-mckellar-winn theorem, it's brilliant.

Crazycatlady : Amazing. I hope she is really happy and proud of herself, few people accomplish any of the things she has.

karinablacktie : I cannot begin to tell you how much I love this.

collian : She would play an awesome Marvel or DC Mathematician/Scientist Character...if she wanted too. "She'd probably script the dialogue too"

Eine kleine Nachtmusik : OMG even my wife is now in love with you. SMART WOMEN ROCK!

Thomas Berends : Damnit Trudy. What about the pineapple?

Nick Gagnon : She is so beatitful.

cereal4u : Damn I remember I had the hotts for Winnie Cooper!

Zepheria04 : James Murray’s Alternate Wife

Ricky Ross : ur very smart ? u was smart on the show 2

Neilfrozn : This is fabulous. I was never a huge fan of The Wonder Years. But, I was familiar with it. To see her move on from that to become a mathematical genius is great.

Taneeka smith : She was a pretty little girl

syvhne : shes a good story teller

MojaveDan : I just seen that clip of Danica doing her geometry homework. Endearing to watch that she had no idea she was looking at her future.

Pearl Cross : your from Project mc2 that amazing themovies amazing

CLoRoX bLeAcH Parker : This girl is literally my aunt 💖😁

Courtney Harmon : Good for her! I'm glad she could be known for something other than her character in the Wonder Years, that is a blessing! :)

Villa Florez : Joli et Smart, Je T'aime!

Fernando Morales : Eat your heart out kevin.. You let this slip from you..

Hacking tutorials : She is such a nice person and smart❤️

hyphen point : Awesome combination of features.

Freikugel : So glad she found her true calling after The Wonder Years.

OhGeeGanksta : Beautiful and smart. :)

Ken Lompart : Mr Collins would be so proud.

Legendary Vocalists : Her voice is beautiful

Darren Corrigan : This made me smile. I know it's not much but there it is. It's nice to know someone I cared about,(however tangentially), found something that made them happy.

Radziej1410 : totally.........................

Derrick Williamson : Dam that was 2016 and she is even more beutiful

Atif Akhtar : your lovely x

ordazmin : good for her!! but she will always be my winnie cooper!! :)

The Triumph of the Thrill : (lol) Still hot! I find how despite being full of herself she isn't annoying but amusing and quite endearing at the same time. Glad she did well and moved on.

Doug G : A beauty

Kristianne Bautista : Woooow!!!

/Just A Fan\ : Hello Megan!

Raquell Amaya : Project mc2

Noah Fike : she can fail me anytime she wants

arthur_ko77 : Stardom blocks your personal development; it kills life ! You are better now than when you were a bigger celebrity. You are an inspiration!

Jason Smith : shes horter witch is what she makes me every time I see her

Jonathan Jensen : I remember Winnie campaigning for a Prigressuve candidate in Wonder Years. Danica in my opinion does not seem Progressive in politics aa an adult in my opinion.

MacroLab3D : Unbelievable!

Dr Fco 94403 : I love her....she is smart and pretty.....

Rafael Augusto Betancurt Herrera : Belleza

mrbitbot : omg girls can be smart?!? oh wait only in fiction

john moyers : I did not see the wonder years until syndication-besides being the most gorgeous TV child star (sorry marcia brady-go do made-for-tv "cover film" of a current mediocre country crooner- Danica "raised the bar"- in looks, talent, all shows I have seen her on and in "class"; My dream with not seeing her until the millenium my love of her is more fatherly/big brother- what is she doing now?

Mikey G : My crush as a kid and still my crush now!!!

Scott Stamm : Well, I feel like a useless tool bag now.