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Former Child Star Reveals Why She Quit Acting Right After Hit Show

Best Life Logo By Lia Beck of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: When she was over being known as Winnie Cooper, Danica McKellar decided to make a major change in her life. From 1988 to 1993, the young actor starred on The Wonder Years as Winnie, the neighbor and girlfriend of lead character Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage). When the show ended, McKellar was 18 years old, and she decided instead of immediately taking on another role to step away from her acting career.Eventually, McKellar did return to performing, but she's thrived in another field too. Read on to see what she had to say in a recent interview—with her own son—about her big post-Wonder Years decision.READ THIS NEXT: She Played Topanga on Boy Meets World. See Danielle Fishel Now at 40.Read the original article on Best Life.

Former Child Star Reveals Why She Quit Acting Right After Hit Show

When she was over being known as Winnie Cooper, Danica McKellar decided to make a major change in her life. From 1988 to 1993, the young actor starred on The Wonder Years as Winnie, the neighbor and girlfriend of lead character Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage). When the show ended, McKellar was 18 years old, and she decided instead of immediately taking on another role to step away from her acting career.

Eventually, McKellar did return to performing, but she's thrived in another field too. Read on to see what she had to say in a recent interview—with her own son—about her big post-Wonder Years decision.

READ THIS NEXT: She Played Topanga on Boy Meets World. See Danielle Fishel Now at 40.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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