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Here's What The Supporting Cast Members Of Boy Meets World Look Like Now

It's been 18 years since Boy Meets World aired its last episode (not including all the reruns). Every viewer mourned the loss of Cory and Topanga's epic love story. The show's heart-warming lessons and testaments of true friendship made Boy Meets World so popular, though, that a new spinoff was created. Girl Meets World aired 15 years after the original's cessation, and Cory and Topanga were able to keep their love strong. They have two adorable kids in the new show!

 

While most people only wanted to know if Cory and Topanga really were going to make it (and let's be honest, they got married so young that we didn't have high hopes), it's a shame to ignore all the other talent that graced the set. The man who played Mr. Feeny, for example, was a two-time Emmy winner who should never be overlooked.

 

The Boy Meets World supporting cast members were strong-willed, and for the most part they remained in the industry, although not all of their experiences were great. You won't believe what some of them are doing now.

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    Then: Before launching his acting career in 1945, William Daniels was an Army radio station DJ. By the time Daniels landed the beloved role of Mr. Feeny, Cory's neighbor and sixth grade teacher, he was already a star. Daniels played Dustin Hoffman's father in The Graduate and won two Emmy Awards for his work on St. Elsewhere.

     

    Now: After Boy Meets World, Daniels appeared on numerous TV shows including Scrubs, The Simpsons, and Grey's Anatomy. He reprised the role of Mr. Feeny for Disney's BMW spinoff, Girl Meets World.

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    Then: Before landing the role of Cory's mother, Amy, on Boy Meets World, Betsy Randle appeared on Home Improvement as Jill Taylor's friend, Karen Kelly.

     

    Now: Since Boy Meets World ran its course, Randle has appeared in a few films and TV shows like Charmed and Adam Ruins Everything. But mostly, she focused on being a mom. She married film director John Randle and had two children. The couple currently live in Ojai, California.

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    Then: William Russ already had a booming TV career, but he played Cory and Eric's dad, Alan. He also directed several episodes of Boy Meets World in the process. Alan was the average all-American dad and, he worked as a manager at fictional grocery store Market Giant. Alan had as much good advice as he did button down shirts.

     

    Now: After Boy Meets World, Russ continued starring in TV shows. He landed the role of Bill Sterling in short-lived political drama Mister Sterling. From 2005 to 2008, Russ played ADA Christopher Palmer on Boston Legal. Once he wrapped with Boston Legal, he nabbed the role of Jimmy Bloom on The Ex List. Russ's most notable work post-BMW may be his 2009 spot on The Young and the Reckless. He played character Tucker McCall for a year before the role was recast.

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    Then: Matthew Lawrence was already a successful child actor when he signed on to play Jack Hunter, Shawn's paternal half-brother, in Boy Meets World. He previously had large roles on a number of TV shows including Gimme a Break!, Drexell's Class, Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad, and Bringing Up Jack. Lawrence also played a younger version of Joey in acclaimed sitcom Blossom.

     

    Now: Lawrence continued working in TV and film with roles in The Hot Chick, Creature of Darkness, and Melissa & Joey. Most recently, he starred in the Lifetime original movie The Psycho She Met Online. His project, Kurt, will be released after 2017.  

     

    In 2017, Lawrence rekindled his relationship with Dancing With the Stars pro Cheryl Burke after a decade apart.