She then concentrated fully on her legal studies at NYU. Upon graduation, and passing the New York Bar Exam, she joined the firm, and has risen to the position of junior partner. She and Cory invested in the neighborhood bakery to preserve it for the founder, Mrs. After her partner's death, she honored Mrs. Topanga was a recurring character in the first season of Boy Meets World , but was promoted to a main character in season 2. Topanga is portrayed by Danielle Fishel.
Danielle Christine Fishel born May 5,  is an American actress, director, model, and television personality. She made her debut as an actress shortly after, making guest appearances in shows such as Full House and Harry and the Hendersons. In , at the age of 10, Fishel was discovered in a community theater where she performed in two productions, The Wizard of Oz and Peter Pan. She quickly moved on to do voice-overs and commercials, including several as a Barbie Girl for Mattel. Soon after, she appeared on two episodes of the hit show Full House , guest starring as a character named Jennifer.
While Cory and Shawn were the main characters of the series when it started , storylines gradually expanded to include the popular female friend of the duo, Topanga Lawrence. The little girl wanted to save the world with her feminist views and her stance on environmentalism. She grew up to be a lawyer and marry Cory, but her story featured a lot of details fans might have missed the first time around. Her birthday is also before the American Thanksgiving holiday, which is always the fourth Thursday in November. The scorpio star sign belongs to those born between October 23 and November 21, making it the most likely sign for Topanga. Passionate, intuitive, and ambitious, Topanga is pretty much a perfect fit for the sign. Fans who have listened to the commentary of the season one DVDs will already know this. Originally, a different actress was cast in the role of Topanga, who was supposed to be a secondary character.
Topanga Lawrence : You have a picture of your brother in your wallet? Cory Matthews : Yeah, why? Topanga Lawrence : Oh, nothing, I just think it's sweet. I'm in there too, right?