‘The Wonder Years’ Turns 30: See Kevin Arnold and the Cast Now!

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Jason Hervey, Dan Lauria, Olivia d'Abo, Alley Mills, Fred Savage in 'The Wonder Years'
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Fred Savage
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Fred Savage (Kevin Arnold)

Savage played lead character Kevin from the ages of 12 to 17. After the series ended in 1993, he started working behind the scenes, directing and producing shows like It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Modern Family, and 2 Broke Girls.

Most recently, Savage appeared on FOX’s The Grinder and he now plays Max Adler on Netflix’s Friends From College. He also hosts the ABC game show Child Support.

Danica McKellar
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Danica McKellar (Winnie Cooper)

As Kevin’s on-off girlfriend Winnie, McKellar was every teen boy in America’s crush. Since then, she’s continued to fuel our nostalgia with appearances on shows like How I Met Your Mother and The Big Bang Theory. She also had a recurring role on The West Wing.

Outside of television, McKellar has written several books on mathematics and continues to encourage students to have a passion for the subject.

Dan Lauria
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Dan Lauria (Jack Arnold)

Lauria will always be Kevin’s father in our hearts. However, he has gone on to act in a number of different series, including Law & Order, Grey’s Anatomy, and Blue Bloods.

Alley Mills
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Alley Mills (Norma Arnold)

After completing her time as Arnold family matriarch Norma, Mills continued acting. She currently stars as Pamela Douglas on the CBS soap, The Bold and the Beautiful.

Olivia D'Abo
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Olivia d’Abo (Karen Arnold)

After a half-dozen years playing Kevin’s rebellious hippie sister Karen, d’Abo turned to another form of performance: stage. In 2005, she appeared alongside Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick in the Broadway production of The Odd Couple.

She now mostly lends her voice to animation, and occasionally makes guest appearances on TV series.

Jason Hervey
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Jason Hervey (Wayne Arnold)

Hervey grew out of being Kevin Arnold’s older brother Wayne, branching out into more work behind the camera.

He’s recently voiced characters for several animated series. Hervey also produces shows like his latest project on WGN, Outlaw Country.

Josh Saviano
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Josh Saviano (Paul Pfeiffer)

Best known as Kevin’s best friend Paul, Saviano later traded in acting for a law degree. He’s now a working attorney and has a consulting business for celebrity brands.

Daniel Stern
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Daniel Stern (The Narrator)

Stern voiced The Narrator (aka grown up Kevin Arnold) for the show’s entire run. However, you probably know him best as Marv, one half of the Wet Bandits, in the Home Alone franchise.

Stern is still appearing on both TV and film, most recently for Netflix’s Love and TBS’ Angie Tribeca.

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It’s hard to believe it’s been a whopping three decades since The Wonder Years premiered on January 31, 1988, with a pilot that aired right after Super Bowl XXII.

Over the course of six seasons, viewers got to watch Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage) grow up in a typical suburban neighborhood during the 1960s. The critically-acclaimed show dealt with real-life issues in every episode, with Kevin’s family and friends playing an important role in the story as well.

With the 30th anniversary upon us, it’s time we look back at the cast then and catch up on where Kevin, his pals Winnie and Paul, and the rest of the Arnold family are today. Click through the gallery above to find out!