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Anna Chlumsky

Anna left Hollywood in 1998 to attend University of Chicago, where she majored in international studies. After graduating in 2002, she worked as a fact-checker for Zagat Survey. After a run-in with singer-songwriter Roberta Flack at a nail salon, she decided to make her return to Hollywood in 2007. She returned with stints on “30 Rock” and “Law & Order.” Next year, she’ll play the Chief of staff in Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ new series “Veep.” On the personal front, Anna is married to Army reserve member Shaun So.

 

Michael Fishman

In 2002, Michael returned to Hollywood, working mostly behind the scenes. His work on “Sports Science” was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Set Design/Art Direction. Michael is now married with two kids, who we hope are better behaved than Roseanne’s kids were.

 

Peter Billingsley

Nowadays, Peter spends more time behind the camera than in front of it. He executive produced “Four Christmases,” “Iron Man” and “The Break-Up” — and gave himself bit parts in each one. He also directed “Couples Retreat” starring Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn.

 

Ashley Johnson (little girl with the curls)

Ashley is still in Hollywood, but you might not recognize her without her signature curly hair. In 2008, she portrayed a Britney Spears-esque pop star named Sharlee Cates on Courteney Cox’s FX show, “Dirt.” More recently, she played Mary Beth Caldwell in “The Help” and Amber Ahmed in AMC’s crime drama “The Killing.”

 

Danielle Fishel

After “Boy Meets World,” Danielle starred in “National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze” and its sequel. In 2007, she became a NutriSystem spokesperson, losing 28 pounds using the program. However, she gained some of the weight back and, in 2010, told People her lowest weight was not maintainable. While she doesn’t act much anymore, she hosted “The Dish” for Style Network from 2008 to 2011. She also starred in a hilarious Funny or Die video earlier this year spoofing her child star status.

 

Kristy McNichol

In 1992, Kristy was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which prompted her quit the series she was on at the time, “Empty Nest,” and to retire from acting. However, she returned for the show’s series finale in 1995, making it her final screen appearance. She also has voiced animated characters on “Extreme Ghostbusters” and “Invasion America.” Kristy teaches acting at a private  school in Los Angeles.

 

Corin Nemec

When he was done synchronizing his Swatch, Corin joined the rap group Starship of Foolz and released an album, which was produced by Balthazar Getty. Corin’s next big TV role was Jonas Quinn in “Stargate SG-1.” In 2009, Corin co-starred with fellow former child star and pal David Faustino in the Crackle Web series “Star-ving.”

 

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