Ben and Fred Savage

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on June 2, 2002

We enjoy watching reruns of Boy Meets World with Ben Savage. We also have watched The Wonder Years with Fred Savage. Are the two related?
—Paula A., Mississippi

They are brothers. They also have a sister, Kala, in the business. Prior to The Wonder Years, Fred, 25, had an extensive resume as an actor. He began appearing in commercials while in kindergarten. His first film was The Boy Who Could Fly. After The Wonder Years, Fred attended college at Stanford University, taking a brief leave to star in another series called Working. He graduated in 1999 with a degree in English. He's currently working as a director and has directed episodes of the Saturday teen series All About Us and Even Stevens, which airs on The Disney Channel. Younger brother Ben, 21, had a recurring role on the series Dear John from 1988-1990. Boy Meets World ran from 1993-2000 and still airs in syndication. His other credits include the movies Little Monsters and Clifford. Ben can be seen in the movie Swimming Upstream this fall. He attends Stanford University.