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Ariel Winter Workman (better known as simply Ariel Winter) is an American actress, voice actress, and singer best known for her portrayal of Alex Dunphy in Modern Family.

Biography[]

Winter was born in Fairfax, Virginia, on January 28, 1998, to Chrisoula and Glenn Workman. Her sister Shanelle and brother Jimmy also work as actors. Winter started acting when she was six years old, starring in a Cool Whip commercial. She later had her first TV role the following year, starring in an episode of Listen Up!, and followed it with appearances in a variety of TV shows such as Tickle U, Freddie, Monk, Bones, and ER. She also voiced Gretchen, a character featured in the animated children's show Phineas and Ferb. Finally, Winter starred as Alex Dunphy in the series Modern Family, which premiered in 2009 and gained her more widespread recognition. She has continued to work in TV animation, including providing the voice of Marina the Mermaid on the Disney Junior show Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Winter has also made appearances in feature films, most notably in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and also Speed Racer, Duress, Opposite Day, and Fred 2. She later acquired a leading role in the film The Chaperone, for which she received a nomination at the Young Artist Awards 2012 as Best Actress in a Motion Picture. She also lent her voice to characters in the animated films Bambi II. In 2012, Winter was cast as Sofia, the lead character in a new Disney animated franchise, titled Sofia the First, which premiered in January 2013 on Disney Junior.

On Criminal Minds[]

Winter portrayed Katie Jacobs, a girl who was abducted and molested by her aunt and uncle, in the Season Three episode "Seven Seconds".

Filmography[]

  • Modern Family - 241 episodes (2009-2020) - Alex Dunphy
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2019) - Raegan James
  • Robot Chicken (2019) - Maria/LOL Girl/Handmaid (voice)
  • Sofia the First - 107 episodes (2013-2018) - Sofia (voice)
  • The Last Movie Star (2017) - Lil McDougal
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017) - SmurfLily (voice)
  • Elena of Avalor (2016) - Sofia (voice)
  • Milo Murphy's Law (2016) - Jackie (voice)
  • Minnie's Bow-Toons - 40 episodes (2011-2016) - Roxie Squirrel (voice)
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates - 21 episodes (2011-2015) - Marina the Mermaid (voice)
  • Safelight (2015) - Kate
  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (2015) - Moogle (English version, voice)
  • Phineas and Ferb - 17 episodes (2007-2014) - Gretchen/Wendy Stinglehopper/Additional Voices (voice)
  • Power of Me (2014) - Sofia
  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) - Penny Peterson (voice)
  • CollegeHumor Originals - 14 episodes (2012-2013) - Dora
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (2013) - Carrie "Robin" Kelley (voice)
  • Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright (2013) - Chrissy Damon (voice)
  • Sofia & Jake: Be Who You Wanna Be (2013) - Sofia (voice, uncredited)
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013) - Carrie "Robin" Kelley (voice)
  • Abominable Christmas (2012) - Abby/Bratty Girl (voice)
  • Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012) - Sofia (voice)
  • Dear Dracula (2012) - Emma (voice)
  • The Misadventures of the Dunderheads (2012) - Ella
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012) - Carrie "Robin" Kelley (voice)
  • Guild Wars 2 (2012) - Cassie (voice)
  • ParaNorman (2012) - Blithe Hollow Kid (voice)
  • Tad: The Explorer (2012) - Sara Lavrof (English version, voice)
  • Young Justice (2012) - Queen Perdita (voice)
  • A Thousand Words (2012) - Lila (uncredited)
  • R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour - 2 episodes (2011-2012) - Gracie Wild/Jenny
  • Excision (2012) - Grace
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 (2011) - Mog (English version, voice)
  • Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred (2011) - Talia
  • Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) - Gretchen/Additional Voices (voice)
  • The Chaperone (2011) - Sally
  • DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection (2010) - Princess Perdita (voice)
  • Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam (2010) - Princess Perdita (voice)
  • Green Arrow (2010) - Princess Perdita (voice)
  • Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega (2010) - Lisa
  • Killers (2010) - Sadie
  • Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep (2010) - Young Kairi (English version, voice)
  • Tales from the Catholic Church of Elvis! (2009) - Little Girl
  • Modern Family: In the Moonlight (Do Me) (2009) - Alex Dunphy
  • The Penguins of Madagascar (2009) - Little Girl (voice)
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • Opposite Day (2009) - Carla Benson
  • Duress (2009) - Sarah Barnett
  • Life Is Hot in Cracktown (2009) - Suzie
  • ER - 5 episodes (2009) - Lucy Moore
  • Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009) - Young Sio (voice)
  • Ghost Whisperer (2008) - Natalie
  • Speed Racer (2008) - Young Trixie
  • Horton Hears a Who! (2008) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • Jericho - 2 episodes (2006-2008) - Julie
  • One Missed Call (2008) - Ellie Layton
  • Criminal Minds - "Seven Seconds" (2007) TV episode - Katie Jacobs
  • Shorty McShorts' Shorts (2007) - Taffy (voice)
  • Crossing Jordan (2007) - Gwen
  • All of Us (2007) - Unknown Character
  • Nip/Tuck (2006) - Kid #3
  • Bones (2006) - Liza
  • Grilled (2006) - Dolly
  • So Notorious - 5 episodes (2006) - Little Tori
  • Over the Hedge (2006) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • Monk (2006) - Donna Cain
  • Curious George (2006) - Kid (voice)
  • Bambi and the Great Prince of the Forest (2006) - Thumper's Sister (voice)
  • Freddie (2005) - Hobo (uncredited)
  • Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005) - Additional Voices (English version, voice)
  • Tickle U (2005) - Pipoca
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) - Harmony Faith Lane
  • Listen Up (2005) - Little Girl

Soundtrack[]

  • 15 songs - Sofia the First (2013-2014) - 24 episodes
  • 3 songs - Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012)
  • Daughter Of The Sea - Jake and the Never Land Pirates (2012) - 1 episode
  • Forget Me Not - Forget Me Not (2009)

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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