For the first time McKellar was seen in the television series Unknown Dimensions ( The Twilight Zone ) on television. She became known through the family series Wonderful Years , in which she played the role of Winnie Cooper from 1988 to 1993 .
In addition to several small roles in other television series, McKellar also played in some rather insignificant films.
She made her debut as a director with the short film speechless .
In 2003 she played the role of Catherine in the play proof at the San Diego Repertory Theater .
McKellar studied at UCLA until 1998 , graduating summa cum laude and receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics. The Chayes-McKellar-Winn theorem is named after her, Brandy Winn, and Lincoln Chayes . It states that the critical temperature (Curie temperature) in the Ashkin-Teller model of statistical mechanics is equal to the critical temperature for site percolation . She still lectures at universities and works as a visiting professor at UCLA.
McKellar wrote four non-fiction books aimed at relieving schoolgirls of math fear: Math Doesn't Suck , Kiss My Math , Hot X: Algebra Exposed, and Girls Get Curves - Geometry Takes Shape .
In 2001 McKellar met the composer Mike Verta. The two were married on March 22, 2009 in McKellar's hometown. You have a child born on September 7, 2010. In June 2012, the couple filed for divorce. In November 2014 she married the lawyer Scott Sveslosky.
- 1985–1987: Unknown Dimensions ( The Twilight Zone , TV series)
- 1990: Chaos in Camp Cucamonga ( Camp Cucamonga , TV movie)
- 1992: Sidekicks
- 1988-1993: The Wonder Years ( The Wonder Years , TV series)
- 1994: Babylon 5 (TV series)
- 1994: The Baby Dealers - Tears of a Mother ( Moment of Truth: Cradle of Conspiracy , TV movie)
- 1994: Walker, Texas Ranger (TV series)
- 1994: Lady Cops ( Sirens , TV series)
- 1996: Who Murdered My Daughter? ( Justice for Annie: A Moment of Truth Movie , Movie made for TV)
- 1998: Love Boat - Off to New Shores ( Love Boat: The Next Wave , TV series)
- 1999: Random Play (TV series)
- 1998–1999: The Dear Colleagues ( Working , TV series)
- 2001: The Killer Next Door (Good Neighbor)
- 2001: Lady Cops ( The Division , TV series)
- 2001: XCU: Extreme Close Up
- 2001: speechless ... (short film)
- 2001: Even Stevens ( Even Stevens , TV series)
- 2002: Black Hole
- 2002: Virgil - totally in love! (Sex and the Teenage Mind)
- 2002: Reality School (short film)
- 2002: Jane White Is Stick & Twisted
- 2002: The Year That Trembled
- 2002: Hip, Edgy, Sexy, Cool
- 2002–2003: The West Wing - In the Center of Power ( The West Wing , TV series)
- 2004: Raising Genius / Bathroom Boy
- 2004: Century City (TV series)
- 2004: Intermission (short film)
- 2004: Quiet Kill / Nightmare Boulevard
- 2004: Eve (TV series)
- 2005: Navy CIS ( NCIS , TV series)
- 2005: Jack & Bobby (TV series)
- 2005: New York Cops - NYPD Blue (TV series)
- 2005: Strong Medicine: Two Doctors Like Fire and Ice (TV series)
- 2005: Trail of Destruction ( Path of Destruction , TV movie)
- 2005–2007: How I Met Your Mother (TV series)
- 2006: Inspector Mom (TV movie)
- 2006–2007: Inspector Mom (TV series)
- 2007: Inspector Mom: Kidnapped in Ten Easy Steps (TV movie)
- 2007: Hack! - Who does the final cut? (Hack!)
- 2008: Heatstroke - Island of Aliens (Heatstroke)
- 2009: 21 and a wake-up
- 2010: The Big Bang Theory (TV series, guest appearance)
- 2010-2014: Young Justice (TV series, original voice of Miss Martian)
- 2012: A Christmas Love Story (Love at the Christmas Table)
- 2013: Tasmanian Devils - The hunt has begun ( Tasmanian Devils , TV movie)
- 2015: A perfect wedding (Perfect Match)
- 2015: A Queen for Christmas (Crown for Christmas)
- 2015-2017: Project Mc² (TV series)
- since 2017: DC Super Hero Girls (TV series, voice)
- 2016: My Christmas Dream ( My Christmas Dream , TV movie)
- 2017: Coming Home for Christmas (TV movie)
- 2018: Very, Very, Valentine (TV movie)
- 2018: Christmas in Grand Valley ( Christmas at Grand Valley , Movie made for TV)
- L Chayes, D McKellar, B Winn: Percolation and Gibbs states multiplicity for ferromagnetic Ashkin-Teller models on . In: Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General . 31, No. 45, 1998, pp. 9055-9063. bibcode : 1998JPhA ... 31.9055C . doi : 10.1088 / 0305-4470 / 31/45/005 .
- Danica McKellar: Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle-School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail . Hudson Street Press, 2007, ISBN 978-1-59463-039-2 .
- Danica McKellar: Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss . Hudson Street Press, 2008, ISBN 978-1-59463-049-1 .
- Danica McKellar: Hot X: Algebra Exposed . Hudson Street Press, 2010, ISBN 978-1-59463-070-5 .
- Between Series, an Actress Became a Superstar (in Math) . In: New York Times , July 19, 2005 (English)
- Danica McKellar: The Times Machine! . Crown Books for Young Readers, 2020, ISBN 978-1101934029 .
- Chayes, McKellar, Winn, Percolation and Gibbs state multiplicity for ferromagnetic Ashkin-Teller models on , J. Phys. A, Math. Gen., Volume 31, 1998, pp. 9055-9063, pdf
- Terry Tao's blog on the Chayes-McKellar-Winn theorem . Terry Tao was her topology professor.
- Winnie from 'Wonder Years' Files for Divorce . tmz.com; accessed June 8, 2012.
- "Winnie Cooper" actress Danica McKellar still looks great today promipool.de; accessed on December 17, 2017
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||McKellar, Danica Mae (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American actress and mathematician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||3rd January 1975|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||La Jolla , California|