Actress, author, producer and speaker Danica McKellar was first introduced to us as Winnie Cooper on the iconic television classic “The Wonder Years” and has since enjoyed a long standing career in entertainment and beyond. In addition to starring in the “MatchMaker Mysteries” franchise for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, McKellar serves as executive producer. She stars in “You, Me & The Christmas Trees,” which kicks off the 2021 Hallmark Channel’s “Countdown to Christmas” programming event, and in 2019, she starred opposite Dolly Parton in “Christmas at Dollywood,” which she also executive produced. Next up, she will star as a judge on “Domino Masters,” which premieres on Fox in January 2022.
In addition to acting and producing television, McKellar is a New York Times bestselling author of 10 educational and humorous math books including her recent elementary school hits Do Not Open This Math Book, The Times Machine and her original, groundbreaking middle school books Math Doesn’t Suck and Kiss My Math. Danica’s message to girls? Smart is sexy. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, McKellar earned her undergraduate degree in mathematics. She has testified before Congress about the importance of women in math and science and was named “Person of the Week” by ABC World News for tackling math education and simultaneously breaking the stereotype of the “math nerd” with her highly entertaining and illuminating books, all of which can be found at McKellarMath.com. She also hosts a weekly inspirational livestream on her social media accounts called “McKellar Motivation” where she interacts directly with her fans.
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