Danica McKellar

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Quotes (15)

  • Danica: I think that being girly, and playing with glamorous make-up and fashion is fun. I don't see anything wrong with it, as long as you don't think that it's the most important thing.

  • Danica: I certainly want to do my part to show girls that the more you develop your intelligence, the better equipped you're going to be able to handle the decisions you'll be making in your life.

  • Danica: (on deciding to write "Math Doesn't Suck") I realized that it isn't very socially acceptable to be a sexy, glamorous girl who is also smart. I wanted to break the stereotype of the math 'nerd,' so I started looking at girls in Middle School, because that's when math gets harder.

  • Danica: I am definitely a serial monogamist. I can count on one hand the number of guys I've been with. For whatever reason, I'm just more private. It takes longer to get on the inside.

  • Danica: (on how a guy can win her over) I love surprises. So, champagne and strawberries, all that pampering, romantic stuff. Guys ought to know how to pamper their women.

  • Danica: I was a total nerd. I was actually kind of uppity. And the boys [of Wonder Years] were pranksters. I never had little brothers, so I was totally not used to hearing a lot of cussing at a young age!

  • Danica: People talk about "getting rid of the old image," and I guess there's some merit in that. But the truth is that people loved The Wonder Years, and I can't turn my back on it.

  • Danica: (on her Stuff Magazine pictorial) I've never even taken pictures in a bathing suit! This is a rite of passage for me. I'm not a little girl anymore.

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  • Danica's latest book Kiss My Math was issued in August of 2008. It is a follow up to her first book Math Doesn't Suck.

  • Danica was the voice behind the characters Jubilee for the video game "X-Men Legends" and Invisible Woman for the video game "Marvel: Ultimate Alliance".

  • An Australian Hip-Hop group named themselves "The Winnie Coopers" after Danica's character in The Wonder Years.

  • Danica has partnered with Tutor.com, a site giving online, on-demand assistance to Math students.

  • Danica is also a supporter of environmental causes, doing various work for EarthTrust, Earth Communication Office, and the Environmental Association. She also participated in Wild Kingdom Kids' Summit on Conservation.

  • Danica has been active in children's causes including Figure This Campaign, Famous Fone Friends, and Youth with a Mission charity. She was also a voice talent for the highly-publicized Captain Planet episode "A Formula for Hate which touched on the AIDS issue for children.

  • In November 2005, Danica showed up at the "Old Bags" Lupus fund-raiser for the third year in a row. It was hosted by In Style Magazine. Other attendees included Sharon Stone, Paula Abdul, Melissa Joan Hart among others.

  • In December 2005, Danica attended a fundraiser for Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation which grants wishes to terminally ill children.

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