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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 5 May 1981Mesa, Arizona, USA
Birth NameDanielle Christine Fishel
Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Danielle Christine Fishel was born on May 5, 1981 in Mesa, Arizona. She began acting professionally at the age of ten where she made many TV guest appearances and commercials. She was originally a guest star for the show Boy Meets World (1993), but Danielle added a spark the show needed and they added her as a regular cast member shortly after. She plays Topanga Lawrence on the show, the girlfriend of Cory Matthews. The show has brought Danielle much attention even landing her face on the cover of Seventeen Magazine. She was voted as one of Teen People's magazine hottest stars under the age of 21. She graduated from high school (class of 99').

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bryce Smith <DreamActor@aol.com>

Spouse (1)

Tim Belusko (19 October 2013 - present)

Trade Mark (2)

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Best known for her role as Topanga Lawrence on Boy Meets World (1993)

Trivia (20)

Owns 130 pairs of shoes.
Was chosen as one of Teen People Magazine 21 of the hottest stars under 21
Younger brother named Christopher.
Dad, Rick, is a medical equipment sales executive. Mom, Jennifer, manages Danielle's career.
Attended high school (Calabasas HS) prom with Lance Bass.
Since becoming a Boy Meets World (1993) regular, she's had her own website, magazine column, calendar, poster, and in-line skating video ("Grinders in Line", which she made with BMW co-star Rider Strong).
Lost 27 pounds on the Nutrisystem diet. After she revealed this on television, Nutrisystem contracted her to be a spokesperson for their company.
Serves as a special contributor to The Tyra Banks Show (2005).
Arrested December 20, 2007 in Newport Beach, California on a drunken driving warrant and released from jail shortly after her arrest.
Auditioned for the role of 'Kim' in Flipper (1996), but, was turned down.
Originally cast as a guest star on the pilot of Boy Meets World (1993). The actress who was cast as 'Topanga' wasn't 'working out'. She and another girl were asked to read on the spot. Danielle won the role.
Revealed in an interview with a LA radio station that a former boyfriend, who was an actor and whom she dated almost 10 years prior, physically abused her.
(October 19, 2013) Married her boyfriend of 4 years Tim Belusko following a 17-month-long engagement.
New Co-Host of "Sports Corner", a sports oriented radio show heard daily on the Cable Radio Network or at www.sportsgamingradio.com [September 2004]
Spokesperson for Nutrisystem diet foods. [August 2007]
Currently living in Orange County, California [July 2006]
Currently co-hosts a show at http://www.sportsgamingradio.com. [January 2005]
Her 2013 wedding was said to be attended by fellow actors Ben Savage, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Matthew Lawrence, and Betsy Randle.
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 Riders, half to Danielle's.
Her father has German, English, Irish, and Scottish, ancestry. Her mother is of Maltese descent.

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