Danica Mc Kellar, a mathematician and actress who played the beloved character on the hit TV show, tied the knot on Sunday with composer Mike Verta, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Mc Kellar, 34, and Verta, 36, exchanged vows in an ocean-side church at sunset in La Jolla, Calif., in front of 150 guests, including the bride’s sister and maid of honor, Crystal Mc Kellar, who played Becky Slater on Also present were actors Dan Lauria and Allie Mills, who portrayed Kevin’s (played by Fred Savage) parents on the show.
A reception followed at a private club, where guests enjoyed a sitdown dinner and dancing to a 10-piece band.
The newlyweds danced their first dance to an original Sinatra-style love song written by Verta and performed by Mc Kellar’s uncle, Kim Mc Kellar.
) is an American actress, mathematics writer, and education advocate.
She played Kevin Arnold's on-off girlfriend Winnie Cooper in the television series The Wonder Years.
She appeared in two Lifetime TV movies in the Moment of Truth series, playing Kristin Guthrie in 1994's Cradle of Conspiracy and Annie Mills Carman in 1996's Justice for Annie.
Why didn’t Kevin Arnold and Winnie Cooper end up together? Savage, 38, and Mc Kellar, 39, told the Daily News they were also happy about the release – and not just because that means they’ll no longer be asked about it.
“We’re just as excited to have it on DVD as anybody,” said actor-turned-director Savage, while his onscreen love interest called them the “best home videos ever.” But the two say that despite fans’ laments, Kevin and Winnie were not meant to have a happily ever after.
The news segment highlighted her book Math Doesn't Suck and her efforts to help girls develop an interest in mathematics, especially during the middle school years.
In January 2014, she received the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award.