Whatever happened to Punky Brewster?
In 1984, a half-hour comedy series called Punky Brewster aired on NBC for the first time. Despite the series only lasting four seasons, fans fell in love with the extra sassy (and clever) orphan at the center of the show. In real life that girl was Soleil Moon Frye, who was 12 years old when the show ended and she left her screen persona's mismatched footwear behind forever.
While Frye is undoubtedly best known for her role as the precocious Punky, the actor has since added author, entrepreneur, wife, mommy, TV host, and more to her impressive résumé. So the odds are good the former child star has pinged your radar over the last two decades, whether you realized it or not. Curious about how Frye has been filling her days since Punky roamed the streets of Chicago? Keep reading!