Danielle Fishel: Girl Meets World

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Danielle Fishel
She has a younger brother, Christopher and when Danielle was 3 years old, the family moved to Yorba Linda, California where she grew up. They say you have to strike while the iron is hot and that's exactly what Fishel did when she released her memoir, Normally, This Would be Cause for Concern: Archived from the original on After a successful first year, Fishel became a show regular. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Fishel wasn't exactly thrilled with the jobs being sent her way after Boy Meets World , which is why she decided to take on the part she was born to play:

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This is what happened to Topanga from Boy Meets World

The actress who was cast as Topanga Lawrence was not working out. She and another girl were asked to read on the spot. Danielle won the role. Revealed in an interview with a L. October 19, Married her boyfriend of 4 years Tim Belusko following a month-long engagement. Celebrity spokesperson for Nutrisystem diet foods. Mixed up dates for her wedding to interfere with friend and fellow Boy Meets World actor Rider Strong , they ended up getting married on the same weekend.

Splitting up the cast. Half going to Rider's, half to Danielle's. Her father has English, German, Irish and Scottish ancestry. Her mother is of Maltese ancestry. Claims that she and Ben Savage went on exactly one date, while filming Boy Meets World , and that, by the end of the date, they both decided that they would just stay friends.

Part 2 , the series finale of Boy Meets World , aired on her 19th birthday: Her acting mentor is William Daniels. When you first get out of doing a show for a long time where you played a teenager, casting directors and producers all still look at you as being the character that you played for so long. I love the freedom of having my own space and my own place and doing things on my terms, and not really having to think about anybody else's schedule.

I think the human mind is fascinating. I love figuring out why people are doing what they do. View agent, publicist, legal and company contact details on IMDbPro. Michael Laidlaw's Favorites Part Two. You may not recognize the name Danielle Fishel, but chances are you've heard of Topanga. Topanga started the show as the hippie girl at school and turned into protagonist Cory Matthews' love interest. The series came to an end in with Topanga and Cory married and moving to New York.

Obviously, Fishel has done some growing up since then. But what else has she been up to? With Boy Meets World in the rear view mirror, Fishel now had the time and freedom that she didn't have before to explore exciting new projects.

Fishel made cameos on the sitcoms Nikki and Yes, Dear and appeared in the boy band-heavy Longshot with just about every other teen star from the '90s. In the special effects-challenged Game Box 1. And she co-starred in both of National Lampoon's Dorm Daze films, showing a raunchier side that we hadn't seen before.

Fishel wasn't exactly thrilled with the jobs being sent her way after Boy Meets World , which is why she decided to take on the part she was born to play: And that's just not what I wanted to do. And eventually I ended up getting into hosting. And that led to her her gig as host of The Dish in Described as a female-focused version of The Soup , The Dish allowed Fishel to show off her goofy personality and playfully zing reality TV shows and celeb fashion faux pas.

If someone told you they saw Fishel at Bloomingdale's, you might believe them. That seems like the kind of place a celebrity would shop. But if someone told you they saw Fishel working at Bloomingdale's, you probably wouldn't believe them. And yet, Fishel was in fact an employee at the ritzy department store.

Most importantly, she had a blast doing it. I wrapped so many presents, it was so fun. People come in and say 'you know what's so funny, you look so much like that girl from…'" See, even people who saw her with their own eyes didn't believe it. Fishel was back in the news in and not in a good way. If this TMZ story is to be believed, Fishel broke out the water works during her court hearing in and got off with probation.

The report said the judge warned her she would get 25 days in jail if she screwed up again. It appears she has had no serious run-ins with the law since then, so "Fishel Meets Lesson Learned? Fishel did and said all the right things as a spokesperson for Nutrisystem in She lost 28 pounds with the weight loss service and raved about it in the press, telling OK! And there was the Nutrisystem ad that featured Fishel talking about losing out on roles after she gained weight and then showed a slimmed down Fishel prancing around the beach in a bikini.

She made it sound like she was in it for the long haul, but it didn't last. Once the bikini shoot was over, Fishel told People , "I had a grilled cheese, fries and a milkshake. It was not a maintainable weight for me.

You're never too old to go back to school. Just ask Fishel, who did just that following years of false starts and highly recommended it to anyone thinking of doing the same.

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