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Here's What The Cast Of 'The Wonder Years' Look Like, 33 Years Later

Here's What The Cast Of 'The Wonder Years' Look Like, 33 Years Later

It's been 33 years since the show aired on TV. Here's what they look like now, and what they have been up to since then.

If you think of feel-good TV series from the '90s, The Wonder Years is often one of the first names to come to mind, and rightfully so. The beloved series brought us the life of an average American family, the Arnolds. Though the show was mainly focused on the trials and tribulations of its protagonist, 12-year-old Kevin, and his journey to becoming a grown-up, it tackled numerous subjects of the '60s and early '70s like "the Vietnam War, the rise of feminism, the counterculture movement, and more," reports INSIDER.

Premiering on January 31, 1988, the show went on to become a crowd favorite as audiences lapped up Kevin's coming-of-age story as he explored his teens with his crush Winnie Cooper and best friend Paul Pfeiffer. Acclaimed by critics as well, the show received over 28 Emmy nominations over its six-season run on ABC, bagging four of them, including one for the lead actor.

Now, as news of a reboot of the show has been reported, most of us are left wondering about the original cast—what they are up to and what they look like. Let's take a look.

1. Fred Savage - Then

Source: IMDb

Now: 

After the show ended, Savage took a break from acting. He returned as a TV director for episodes on various shows like It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Modern Family, and Black-ish to name a few. He also acted in the Netflix series Friends from College and The Grinder. Savage is currently working with the co-creator of the original show, Neal Marlens, writer Saladin Patterson, and Lee Daniels on the reboot of the show. The series will feature the story of a black family living through their "wonder years" during the turbulent times of the '60s when America dealt with civil rights movements.  Savage will executive produce the show, and is set to direct the pilot episode of the reboot.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: Actor Fred Savage attends the Television Academy's 70th Anniversary Gala on June 2, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

2. Danica McKeller - Then

Source: IMDb

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McKellar, now 46, was a contestant on Season 18 of Dancing Stars 2014 and starred in the Netflix original Project Mc2. She also worked on several Hallmark Movies including Crown for ChristmasMy Christmas DreamCampfire KissLove and Sunshine, and Christmas at Dollywood. On January 29, another one of her Hallmark movies called Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engagement, premiered on the channel. She also starred in an episode on The Big Bang Theory. Besides acting, she's also an author on six non-fiction books on mathematics.

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 09: Danica McKellar attends Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries 2019 Winter TCA Tour at Tournament House on February 09, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images)

3. Josh Saviano - Then

Source: IMDb

Now:

Saviano quit acting after the series and went on to pursue a law degree. At present, he is a lawyer/entrepreneur with his own company "Act 3 Advisors" through which he partners with actors looking to start their own branded business.

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07: Josh Saviano attends Saks Fifth Avenue And Good Luck Dry Cleaners Launch Underground Art-Themed Speakeasy, GLDC@Saks at Level Zero - Saks Fifth Avenue on February 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for Saks Fifth Avenue)

4. Jason Hervey - Then

Source: IMDb

Now:

Hervey quit acting after his appearance on The Wonder Years and appeared in a few reality show for a few years including an appearance on Hogan Knows Best.



 

5. Alley Mills - Then

Source: IMDb

 

Now:

Mills appeared in the 1993 TV show Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and went on to guest star in several shows over the years. From 2006 to 2019, she played the role of Pamela Douglas in hit TV soap The Bold And The Beautiful.

PASADENA, CA - APRIL 29: Actress Alley Mills attends the CBS Daytime Emmy After Party at Pasadena Convention Center on April 29, 2018 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

6. Olivia d'Abo - Then

 

Source: IMDb

Now:

D'Abo starred in dozens of TV shows, TV movies, and movies since the end of The Wonder Years. Currently, she's signed on to voice Luminara Unduli in Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker. In 2021, she's set to appear as Grace Baxter in the horror-sci-fi movie Staycation. 

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 11: Olivia d'Abo attends the drive-in premiere of Freestyle Digital Media's "Angie: Lost Girls" at Arena Cinelounge Sunset on December 11, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

 

7. Dan Lauria - Then

 

Source: IMDb

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Lauria has gone on to hold several cast member roles including in series such as Perception, Sullivan, and Pitch. This year he will take on the role of Lenny Krengel in MacGyver, and as The Warden in the yet-to-be-announced series ESQ.

SANTA MONICA, CA - OCTOBER 28: Actor Dan Lauria attends the 2018 Carney Awards at The Broad Stage on October 28, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

8. Crystal McKellar - Then 

Source: IMDb

Now: 

Crystal McKellar, the sister of Danica McKellar, has become a full-time attorney in San Francisco, California. As per her LinkedIn profile, she is the Founder and Managing Partner of Anathem Ventures, a venture capitalist firm.

Source: Twitter/Crystal McKellar

9. Dustin Diamond - Then

Source: IMDb

 

Now:

Diamond has over 40 credits to his name since his appearance on the show. His last acting role came in as a Music Teacher in the short film Catching Up. He's most popular for his role on Saved By The Bell, a sitcom aired around the same time as The Wonder Years.

PORT WASHINGTON, WI - JANUARY 22: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Dustin Diamond. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

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