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Fast Facts

  • Began acting in commercials at age 5.
  • Said he was inspired by his big brother, Fred Savage, to get into acting.
  • Made his film debut at age 9 in Little Monsters (1989), which also starred Fred.
  • Best known for playing Cory Matthews, the main character in ABC's hit series Boy Meets World, from 1993 to 2000.
  • Interned for Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA) in 2003.
  • Is an avid Bruce Springsteen fan, and took a break from acting to follow Springsteen's tour around the country with his father.
  • In November 2012, announced via Twitter that he and fellow Boy Meets World veteran Danielle Fishel were planning to be a part of a spin-off series.
  • Volunteers for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.


  • Lewis Savage — Father
  • Fred Savage — Brother
  • Joanne Savage — Mother
  • Kala Savage — Sister


  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA (BA in Political Science, 2004)

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  • Birth Name: Bennett Joseph Savage
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Profession: Actor

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