Step By Step Born Anastasia Sagorsky, the actor changed her name to Staci Love, then Staci Keanan when she started landing roles, per People. Keanan made a name for herself as a child actor on the show “My Two Dads” starring alongside Paul Reiser and Greg Evigan. After the series enjoyed three seasons, Keanan landed the role of Dana Foster on “Step by Step.” After that, she retired from the entertainment industry.
Keanan complete her undergraduate studies at UCLA and studied art history and then went on to attend law school, graduating in 2013, according to Southwestern Law School. Since then, she’s built a prolific law career, practicing in Los Angeles under her birth name. She is currently a Deputy District Attorney for the Los Angeles District and an adjunct professor of law. According to Southwestern Law School’s website, “she has prosecuted a broad range of matters, including domestic violence, sex crimes, gang crimes, and homicide, from the charge evaluation stage through jury trial.
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It isn’t entirely surprising that Keanan gave up Hollywood life. Even as a kid, she was never fully immersed in the child star lifestyle. In a 1987 profile, she told People, “I put in an effort not to be Hollywood. I guess when kids or anybody else get conceited, they get an overbuilt self-image, so you have to think about it and not let it happen.” Words of wisdom from a then 12-year-old.