_ (murdertramp_) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

where are they now?: "boy meets world" edition

Cornelius "Cory" Matthews played by Ben Savage

Since "Boy Meets World" ended, Ben Savage guest starred on such shows as "Phil of the Future" (as himself), "Still Standing", "Chuck" and "Without a Trace", and had a failed ABC pilot called "Making it Legal". He also had roles in two movies, "Palo Alto" and "Car Babes", both of which came out in 2007. He can be next seen in "Doesn't Texas Ever End?" in the role of John, which is currently filming.

Ben interned for Senator Arlen Specter and recieved a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science in 2004. He and his father are both HUGE Springsteen fans and spent a summer following him on tour. Ben also dated co-star Danielle Fishel at one point.

sources: 1, 2

Shawn Patrick Hunter played by Rider Strong

Rider starred in "Cabin Fever", Eli Roth's critically acclaimed horror movie, and as a series regular in the WB show "Pepper Dennis". He directed with his brother, Shiloh, a short film called "Irish Twins", which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. "Irish Twins" went on to recieve Jury Award and Audience Award at the Woods Hole Film Festival, a Special Jury Prize in the Action/Cut Short Film Competition and Best First-Time Director at DC Shorts. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Columbia University with a degree in English. He is currently completing his Masters of Fine Arts at Bennington College in Vermont, and filming "Cabin Fever 2: Spring Break"

Rider, Shiloh, and Rider's girlfriend (damn it) Alexandra Barreto created, directed and starred in a 30 second spot entitled "It Could Happen to You", part of Move-On.org's contest in support of Barack Obama's campaign. It was chosen as a finalist of over 1,100 submissions, and chosen as the funniest ad. It was aired on Comedy Central, the first political ad aired on the network. He also voiced the audiobook of "The Obama Revolution" by Alan Kennedy-Shaffer.

sources: 1, 2, 3

Topanga Lawrence-Matthews played by Danielle Fishel

Post "Boy Meets World", Danielle starred in such films as "Longshot", "National Lampoon Presents: Dorm Daze", "Gamebox 1.0", and "Nation Lampoon's Presents: Dorm Daze 2", as well as the then FOX Family TV movie "Rocket's Red Glare". She has also guest-starred on "Nikki", "The Nightmare Room" and "Yes, Dear". Danielle appeared on "The Tyra Banks Show" promoting NutriSystem's weight loss program, and then became a regular correspondent. She was a guest on "Chelsea Lately" at the round-table discussion, and now can be seen as the hosts on "The Soup" rip-off "The Dish" and FUSE's "The Fuse 20".

Danielle also was a part of the media storm surrounding Lance Bass' coming out, as she dated him during her "Boy Meets World" fame. She claims she knew he was gay and it didn't come as a shock, however she claims it was a "year or two" after they dated. They both appeared on "Tyra" in 2007 and both said they never had sex, and the night they were going to "do the deed", it dawned on Lance he was gay. Video is below if you care.

sources: 1, 2

Eric Randall Matthews played by Will Friedle

Will kept himself busy after "Boy Meets World" starring in "National Lampoon's Gold Diggers" , as well as voice roles on "Kim Possible", "Lilo and Stitch (TV series)", "Static Shock", "Teen Titans", "Justice League", as well as various video games including "Kingdom Hearts II", "Tony Hawk's American Wasteland", and "Advent Rising". He is best friends with "Step by Step" actor, Jason Marsden (who also played his best friend for a period of time on BMW) and was the best man at his wedding. In a 2006 issue of "People" magazine, he said he was considering culinary school. Unfortunately, no more recent information can be found.

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Jack Hunter played by Matthew Lawrence

The middle child of the infamous 90s Lawrence brothers went to college post Boy Meets World, enrolling in USC, with hopes of being a zoologist someday. He starred in "Cheats" and "The Hot Chick" and had guest starring roles in "CSI: Miami" and "Boston Public". His next film is "Of Silence", set to release in 2010. Matthew has dated Cheryl Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" fame after being introduced by his brother, Joey. He also dated Boy Meets World bicycle co-star, Danielle Fishel and was engaged to Heidi Mueller, from "Passions".

sources: 1, 2

Angela Moore played by Trina McGee

Not much can be found on her professionally. Trina did some bit parts in the "Untitled Sisqo Project" and other TV projects, and played Cinnamon in "Friday After Next". Her last role has been "in production" since 2007.

EDIT: a cunning ONTD-er found this on youtube, it's her most recent role, and uncredited on IMDB:

source: 1

Rachel McGuire played by Maitland Ward

Maitland's last major role was in "White Chicks", and it was reported in The New York Times she married real estate agent Terry Baxter in 2006. Also, she got WAY HOT (but doesn't look like Rachel anymore) and has an official myspace if anyone in interested.

sources: 1, 2

Jonathan Turner played by Anthony Tyler Quinn

Post BMW, Anthony had a 6 episode stint on "Melrose Place", and also was on "JAG", "Party of Five", "3rd Rock from the Sun", "Just Shoot Me", "Passions", "Dexter", "Cold Case", and "Ghost Whisperer". Nothing can be found on him personally, but, he's still working.


and finally....

George Feeny played by John Adams William Daniels

Since Boy Meets Word, William has voiced Scythe 2.0 in "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy", guest starred on "Scrubs" with his cast members of St. Elsewhere, reprised his role of KITT on "The Simpsons", had a two episode role on "The Closer" as Commissioner Andrew Schmidt, was a judge on "Boston Legal" as Judge Milton Brody, and was in "Blades of Glory" as Commissioner Ebbers. The OP would like to give a shout out to the Law and Order writers and casting directors, and get this man a guest spot!

Fun facts about everyone's favorite teacher turned principal turned professor:

-Dean Bolander, who Feeny marries, was played by William Daniels' real life wife, Bonnie Bartlett
-Northwestern University hands out annually a William Daniels Award (affectionately called "The Willies") which honor the top performers, directors and choreographers in campus theatre productions.
-Born in Brooklyn, he worked to lose his accent to be able to work in a wider range of roles.
-John Adams High School on the show was named in homage to his character in "1776", which he played both on the stage and screen productions.
-another crafty ONTD-er has posted this Feeny tattoo. I wholeheartedly approve:

sources: 1, 2

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