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Staci Keanan | Biography

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  • Full Name Anastasia Love Sagorsky
  • Nickname Staci Keanan
  • Occupation Former Actress, Law professor, Deputy district attorney
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Devon, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Birth Date Jun 06, 1975
  • Age 46 Years, 5 Months
Former American Actress, Cast Of NBC Sitcom 'My Two Dads'

Staci Keanan | Biography

Left the entertainment industry to become a lawyer in 2017

In 1987, Keanan earned a starring role as 12-year-old Nicole Bradford in the NBC comedy sitcom 'My Two Dads.' She was a series regular for three seasons, appearing in 60 episodes from September 1987 through April 1990. She later won a ‘Young Artist Award’ in 1988 for her work on the series.


Staci Keanan is a former actress best known for her role as Dana Foster in the ABC/CBS romantic comedy sitcom Step by Step and Nicole Bradford in the NBC comedy sitcom My Two Dads.

Who is Staci Keanan?

Anastasia Sagorsky, alias Staci Keanan, is an American law professor, deputy district attorney, and former actress. Keanan kicked off her career as a model at the tender age of four, appearing in fashion shows and magazines. She later worked in commercials, theater, voiceovers, and jingles, before starting her career in professional on-screen acting. 

Keanan made her television debut on CBS’s 1987 television mini-series I’ll Take Manhattan, adapted from Judith Krantz’s 1986 novel of the same name. The same year, she earned a starring role as 12-year-old Nicole Bradford in the NBC comedy sitcom My Two Dads. In an interview with Super Teen magazine in April 1988, Keanan shared she moved to California with her mother and sister to audition for My Two Dads. She said she almost lost her part in the series because she looked older. However, the production team stuck with her in the end. She was a series regular on My Two Dads for three seasons, appearing in 60 episodes from September 1987 through April 1990. She later won a ‘Young Artist Award’ in 1988 for her work on the series.

Keanan then played Lindsay Bowen on ABC’s comedy sitcom Going Places before scoring her another significant role as Dana Foster in the ABC/CBS romantic comedy sitcom Step by Step. She appeared on Step by Step from September 1991 through June 1998 as a series regular in 160 episodes. 

Furthermore, she made guest appearances in several other television series and mini-series, including ABC TGIF (1992-1994), Boy Meets World (1996), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1997), Lovin’ Lakin (2012), and Hollywood Darlings (2017).

In addition to her career in television shows, Keanan has appeared in several films and television movies. Her film credits included Lisa (1989), Downhill Willie (1996), Nowhere (1997), Hidden Secrets (2006), and You Again (2010). Keanan also appeared in television movies such as Casey’s Gift: For Love of a Child (1990) and ABC Sneak Peek with Step by Step (1994). Additionally, she appeared in the 2004 short drama Stolen Poem and the 2009 direct-to-video Christian drama film Sarah’s Choice.

Keanan eventually left the entertainment industry to become a lawyer in 2017.

Age & Early Life

Staci Keanan was born Anastasia Love Sagorsky in Devon, Pennsylvania, on 6 June 1975. Keanan is 46 years old as of 2021. She was born to Irv and Jacqueline Sagorsky. She has one older sister, Pilar.

Keanan graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in art history with a minor in French from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2002. Later, in 2003, she received a J.D. degree from Southwestern Law School. Keanan was admitted to the State Bar of California the same year. While at law school, she clerked for the Riverside District Attorney’s office and Animal Protection Unit of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office.

Husband

She married actor and producer Guy Birtwhistle on 11 February 2017. The two have been married for over four years. 

What is Staci Keanan Doing Now?

Keanan is currently serving as an adjunct associate professor of law at Southwestern Law School. She joined law school in 2021. Additionally, she has been serving as a deputy district attorney at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office since 2016. At LADA, she has prosecuted many cases, ranging from domestic violence, sex crimes to gang crimes. 

Keanan previously served as a deputy district attorney for the Riverside District Attorney’s office from 2013 to 2016.

Height

Keanan stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 meters).

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