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Ariel Winter

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Ariel Winter is an American actress. She is best-known for portraying "Ellie Layton" in the 2008 film, One Missed Call, and for the character of Alex Dunphy on Modern Family. Winter also had a recurring role in the TV series, ER as "Lucy Moore", the daughter of Hedy Burress's character, "Joanie". She also voices "Gretchen" in Phineas and Ferb.Gorgeous, perky and adorable are just a few words to describe young Ariel Winter. She was born in Fairfax, Virginia, to Chrisoula (Batistas) and Glenn Workman. Her maternal grandparents were Greek, and her father is of English and German descent. Ariel started her acting career at the age of four. Ariel can be seen in the supporting role of "Lila", opposite Eddie Murphy and Kerry Washington in the DreamWorks comedy, A Thousand Words, about a man who finds out he only has 1,000 words left to speak and then he'll die.Ariel has had a recurring role on the final six episodes of ER as "Lucy", a young girl whose mother is brought into the ER in need of a heart transplant. She also appears in the thriller, Duress, opposite Martin Donovan. Best-known as "Trixie" in Warner Bros.' Speed Racer, Ariel's other credits include the film, Opposite Day and Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega.Ariel always wanted to act. She can remember wanting to enter the TV set and actually explore Dora the Explorer. After noticing her daughter's passion for the craft, Ariel's mother started to research and found her an agent. She landed her first paying job immediately in a Cool Whip commercial and hasn't stopped working since!Ariel's past credits include guest-starring roles on the hit TV shows, Criminal Minds, Crossing Jordan, Nip/Tuck and Bones. Feature credits include a lead role in the hit thriller, One Missed Call, in which she plays the killer of the film. In addition, Ariel is the voice of Gretchen on Disney's hit show, Phineas and Ferb, voiced a supporting character in Horton Hears a Who! and played "Thumper's sister" in Bambi II. She started her motion picture career at age seven in director Shane Black's hit cult film, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, starring Val Kilmer, Robert Downey Jr. and Michelle Monaghan.When she is not working, this Virginia native is an avid singer and has a band, with her best friend, called "WickedSweet". They've already recorded their first CD. Ariel also enjoys hanging out with her three dogs -- Pebbles, Hercules and Cher -- jumping on her trampoline and going to the movies with friends. Even at her young age, Ariel is aware of dangers to our environment and is involved in environmental charities to promote a greener living.  See full bio on IMDb »

Ariel Winter -- Coachella Rage ... Underboob (PHOTO)

Ariel Winter
Coachella Rage ... Underboob

Ariel Winter ditched flower crowns and chokers and started a whole new Coachella trend on the final day of the festival. The "Modern Family" star's top kept getting smaller throughout… READ MORE >

Ariel Winter -- Hangin' Out At Coachella (PHOTOS)

Ariel Winter
Hangin' Out At Coachella

Ariel Winter got right into the Coachella spirit ... combining some lace and ripped shorts for a barely-there outfit.  Winter was spotted strolling through the Californian festival grounds… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Ariel Winter -- Still Pourin' Out ... (PHOTO)

Ariel Winter
Still Pourin' Out ...

Ariel Winter brought along two girlfriends to a Hollywood lunch ... and they hogged the spotlight. The "Modern Family" actress distinguished herself at the Glamour's Game Changers Lunch… READ MORE >

- 36 days ago
Ariel Winter -- I'm Ahead of the Curve! (PHOTOS)

Ariel Winter
I'm ahead of the Curve!

One thing's for sure ... Ariel Winter knows squat. The "Modern Family" star sizzled at Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas with BF Laurent Gaudette ... who couldn't look prouder holding… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Ariel Winter -- My Girls Are 18 And Lovin' It!! (PHOTOS)

Ariel Winter
My Girls Are 18 And Lovin' It!!

Ariel Winter enjoyed the spoils of turning 18 ... partying at an L.A. hot spot and showing off her body -- so we're guessing her BF had a good time too. The "Modern Family" star and Laurent… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Ariel Winter -- I Got this 'Adult Thing' Covered (PHOTO)

Ariel Winter
I Got this 'Adult Thing' Covered

It's been nearly a year since Ariel Winter was emancipated from her mother ... and it looks like she's doing just fine on her own. The 17-year-old 'Modern Family' star was snapped in Bev Hills… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Ariel Winter -- My Dog's My Plus One at Sofia Vergara's Wedding

Ariel Winter
My Dog's My Plus One At Sofia's Wedding

Ariel Winter is done with men, at least for now, because she's bringing her very cute dog to Sofia Vergara's wedding. Ariel and the samoyed pooch flew out of LAX Friday for Florida, where Sofia… READ MORE >

- 188 days ago
'Modern Family' Star Ariel Winter -- Kylie Who? (PHOTO)

Ariel Winter
Kylie Who?

Ariel Winter took her boyfriend out to a wedding this weekend, and her fashion sense was on full display. 17-year-old Ariel sported a very low cut lavender bandage dress, while her adult BF (he's… READ MORE >

- 228 days ago
Ariel Winter -- I'm Finally Free!

Ariel Winter
I'm Finally Free!

Ariel Winter's long battle to be free from her mother is finally over -- she's been emancipated.  The 17-year-old "Modern Family" star has been estranged from her mother, Chrystal Workman… READ MORE >

- 378 days ago
Ariel Winter -- Teenage Millionaire Who Spends Like a Teenager

Ariel Winter
Teenage Millionaire Who Spends Like a Teenager

Ariel Winter pulls in way more money than your average 16-year-old girl, but she eats just like a normal teenager. Winter's guardianship requires her sister to file a list of Ariel's… READ MORE >

- 563 days ago

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