Ariel Winter

Ariel Winter


1/28/1998, Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name

Ariel Winter Workman


  • arrives at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys
  • Ariel Winter on Modern Family.
  • Ariel Winter stars as Alex Dunphy in Sea...
  • Ariel Winter as Alex ofModern Family.
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Ariel is an American actress, that is best known for her role as Alex DunphyinModern Family.

She was been acting professionally since the very young age of 8, doing TV commercials, TV series, voices for animation, and movies.

Besides being an accomplished actress, Ariel also joins singing and…more


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    • Ariel: I have two lovely parents who support everything I do, two siblings, and three beautiful nieces. My house is always filled with laughter and fun!

    • Ariel: If I go on dates, my mom is always with me. She's always there making sure I'm alright. Like if I go to see a movie with a boy, she'll go to dinner next door.

    • Ariel: (on her Modern Family co-stars, Julie Bowen and Sofia Vergara) She's a wonderful person. She's hilariously inappropriate. Julie mothers me and Sofia is more like the cool aunt who has all the fun tips. But seriously, Julie has definitely been like a mother to me, it's been really cool. She really cares about us and we really care about her.

    • Ariel: (on advice from her Modern Family co-star, Sofia Vergara) We've definitely talked about how to find bathing suits to cover certain areas and a lot of things really. It's just an interesting part of growing up on a TV set in front of the world.

    • Ariel: (on growing up while doing the show Modern Family) It's always awkward when you go from being a kid on the show to being a young woman. And yeah, it's odd, now that I'm 16 given I started when I was 11 ... now there's boys and there's boobs.

    • Ariel: (on growing up) Life happens, you grow up and everyone just has to learn to treat you more like an adult

    • Ariel: (on the difference for her between movies and TV) Filming a movie is different from a TV show because film is a lot quicker, you get to see the character progress and grow all in one script, and in television, you wait for a weekly update on each character

    • Ariel: (on her free time) When I am not working, I go to the movies, text my friends, my thumbs are faster than lightening on that keyboard!, write songs, sing, dance, Facebook, Twitter and spend time with my besties. I am also a songwriter and I love to write about my life experiences.

    • Ariel: (on how working in Modern Family changed her) My life has definitely changed since Modern Family. The show has made me more responsible, I really want to be a good role model for all kids so I have to think about what I say and do and how it looks to other kids!

    • Ariel: (on her name) My mother wanted to name me Jackie or Jacqueline but she got to name my sister and my brother, so my dad and my brother insisted on naming me. And they were big fans of The Little Mermaid.

    • Ariel: (on her music) I've been working on my own music. I've been writing an album, stuff that's kind of personal to my own life.

    • Ariel: (on her perspective on female empowerment) Female empowerment really is important to me. I'm a big nerd of the books from the 15th Century and 16th Century, when the men had all the power and the women had none of it.