Every generation is defined by the events that were happening around the world as they came of age. Kevin Arnold and his friends came of age during the tumultuous 1960’s; a time of revolution, war and promise. The Wonder Years, which ran on ABC from 1988-1993 looked back at a generation that would help define a more free America. See the cast of The Wonder Years almost 30 years later!
Fred Savage - Kevin Arnold
Fred Savage is still best known for playing Kevin Arnold in the1960s coming of age series The Wonder Years. Once the series wrapped, Savage went on to get his degree from Standford University and has continued working in the entertainment industry behind the scenes. Savage has directed various episodes on many Disney Channel series including That's So Raven, Boy Meets Worldand Hannah Montana. He has also lent his voice to the animated series, Kim PossibleandFamily Guy. In 2004, Savage co-produced the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future, for which he was nominated for a Directors Guild Award. He also directed the 2007 feature film Daddy Day Campstarring Cuba Gooding Jr. Most recently, he has returned to television starring opposite Rob Loweon FOX's new sitcom, The Grinder. Savage initially was not interested in an acting role, but his children attend school with the show's producer's kids so he was convinced.
Josh Saviano - Paul Pfeiffer
Josh Saviano will always be remembered as Paul Pfeiffer, Kevin Arnold's adrokable BFF who was allergic to EVERYTHING. After the series wrapped, Saviano went on to study at Yale University, where he became president of Sigma Nu fraternity. While at Yale, there was a rumor spread that Saviano had grown up to become rock star Marilyn Manson. In 2000 Saviano told People Magazine, "What would you rather have, people thinking you're a dorky kid from 'The Wonder Years' or a satanic rock star? It's way cooler for me." Saviano went on to get his law degree and he became a partner at a prestigious law firm in 2011. In 2014, he ironically guest starred on NBC'sLaw and Order: Special Victims Unit as a lawyer. Presently, Saviano has opened his own law firm and celebrity branding agency.
Danica McKellar - Gwendolyn "Winnie" Cooper
Danica McKeller played Winnie Cooper, the epitome of the "girl next door" on the long running series The Wonder Years. Though Winnie and Kevin shared a kiss during the pilot episode (which McKeller later revealed was her first), the duo were on-again, off-again for the duration of the show. Once the show ended, McKeller went on to graduate from UCLA summa cum lade with a degree in Mathematics. Though she has had some success in film and on television over the past several years, McKellar has expressed how difficult the transition from a child actor to adult actor was for her. Aside from acting, she has written several mathematics books that encourage middle school and teen girls to embrace and succeed in mathematics. In 2014, she joined the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars, where she was eliminated in week 8.
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Jason Hervey - Wayne Arnold
Jason Hervey played Kevin's older brother Wayne who was the ABSOLUTE WORST on The Wonder Years. Seriously, Wayne was so awful that Mr. Arnold threatened to ship him off to Vietnam if he didn't straighten out. During The Wonder Years, Hervey appeared on World Champion Wrestling television and he served as an Executive Producer on the show until 2001. During his tenure with WCW, he formed Bischoff/Hervey Productions with then-WCW Vice President Eric Bischoff. Most recently, the duo produced the show Outlaw Countryfor WGN America.
Olivia d'Abo - Karen Arnold
The British born Olivia d'Abo starred as Karen Arnold; Kevin and Wayne's older free-spirited sister who often clashed with her parents on The Wonder Years. After leaving the show after its fourth season, d'Abo went on to guest star on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Though d'Abo has had various small roles on television and in films, d'Abo is known most for her recurring role as the villainous Nicole Wallance on the long running Law and Order: Criminal Intent. In 2005 she made her Broadway debut in The Odd Couple, alongside. Matthew Broderickand Nathan Lane. In addition to acting, d'Abo is also a singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist.
Dan Lauria - Jack Arnold
Dan Lauria played the severe and stern father Jack Arnold on The Wonder Years. A part of a generation that grew up during the horrors of the Great Depression, Jack Arnold was often unyielding and conservative. Since the show ended in 1993, Lauria guest starred on several TV shows including The Good Wifeand Grey's Anatomy. From 2012-2014 he also had a starring role on the TBS show Sullivan & Son.
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Alley Mills - Norma Arnold
Alley Milles is best known for her role as Norma Arnold, the typical '60s mother and housewife on The Wonder Years. After having various guest roles in several television shows after The Wonder Years wrapped, including NYPD Blue and Touched By an Angel, Milles snagged a starring role as Pamela Douglas on CBS'sThe Bold and the Beautiful in 2006. She is currently still on the show. Milles is married to actor Orson Bean, who is 23 years her senior.
Daniel Stern - Voice of Adult Kevin Arnold/Narrator
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Though he never appeared on screen in The Wonder Years, Daniel Stern narrated the series as the adult Kevin Arnold. He even directed several episodes over the course of its run. However, he is probably most recognizable as the thief Marv Merchants from the first two Home Alone films where he starred alongside Macaulay Culkinand Joe Pesci. Most recently Stern was seen in WGN America's Manhattanand HBO'sGetting On. Outside of acting and directing, Stern is an artist specializing in bronze sculpture. In 2009, President Obama awarded him the President's "Call to Service Award" for his work with Military troops and for founding the Malibu Arts Commission.