Ariel Winter Workman (born January 28, 1998) is an American actress and voice actress. She is known for her role as Alex Dunphy in the comedy series Modern Family, as well as the voice of the title character in the Disney Junior show Sofia the First and the voice of Penny Peterson in the 2014 animated film Mr. Peabody and Sherman. Winter and her fellow Modern Family cast members won four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
In October 2012, Winter's sister Shanelle Workman filed to become her guardian, alleging that their mother had been physically and emotionally abusive. On May 5, 2014, the court ordered guardianship to Workman and permanently removed Winter from her mother's guardianship. Their mother later released a statement stating that "the family has moved beyond the conflict". On May 15, 2015, Winter declared on Twitter that she was officially emancipated.In June 2015, at age 17, Winter underwent breast reduction surgery.Winter attended Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles, graduating in June 2016. In April 2016, she was accepted to University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and scheduled to begin there in the fall quarter of 2016. However, on September 12, she confirmed that she planned to attend UCLA in fall 2017. On her decision to attend college, she explained, "You gotta have something else you can do. I've always been interested in law, so I think it'll definitely be something that I'll love to do and also go to school for." In 2018, Winter took an indefinite hiatus from UCLA to focus on her work. In April 2019, she attended WE Day event in Tacoma, Washington.Winter is a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
Winter was born in Fairfax, Virginia, on January 28, 1998, the daughter of Chrisoula (née Batistas) and Glenn Workman. Through her mother, she is of Greek descent, and through her father, of German descent. She is the younger sister of actors Shanelle Workman and Jimmy Workman.
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The Last Movie Star
An aging screen icon gets lured into accepting an award at a rinky-dink film festival in Nashville, Tenn., sending him on a hilarious fish-out-of-water adventure and an unexpectedly poignant journey i...
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Smurfs: The Lost Village
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery o...
Truth & Iliza
Comic Iliza Shlesinger hosts a late-night talk show in which she tries to answer a question about a particular theme. She uses audience interaction, commentary and jokes to help her find the answers s...
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Milo Murphy's Law
Milo Murphy is the epitome of Murphy's Law, where anything can go wrong. Milo, who is suffering from Extreme Hereditary Murphy's Law condition, always looks to make the best of the cards he has been d...
Elena and the Secret of Avalor
Elena takes Naomi up a mountain to show her a view of the kingdom. Elena told Naomi how she had been trapped in the Amulet for forty-one years, and then gave her a broken wand. She told her that if it...
Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars
When R2-D2 and the Death Star plan to crash their vehicle on Tatooine, Phineas and Ferb go on a mission to save the universe.
Sofia the First: The Enchanted Feast
Cedric is preparing to show off his magical skills at the Enchanted Feast: a grand dinner for all of the kings and queens in the Tri-Kingdom Area. When the evil fairy Miss Nettle disguises herself as ...
Sofia The First: Holiday In Enchancia
It may be the coldest day of winter, but it's also the warmest for SoFIA THE first. It's the most magical time of the year, and this is the first Winter Holiday in the castle with her new family, but ...
Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2
The reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon the city has been stopped by Batman. An old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to stop Batman.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns
Batman has not been seen in a decade. Bruce Wayne is forced back into the cape and cowl by a new breed of criminal, but does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Sofia the first: Ready to be a princess
Becoming royalty overnight is every girl's dream, and Sofia is eager to prove she can be a true princess. Visit an enchanted circus, meet a pet dragon and soar through desert skies with Sofia and Ambe...
Sofia the First: The Floating Palace
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Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright
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Sofia the First
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1
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Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess
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Jake and the Never Land Pirates
A crew of kid pirates, led by Jake, and their Never Land adventures, as they work to outwit two notorious characters, the one and only Captain Hook and Smee.
Phineas and Ferb: The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension
It's the worst fear of all time, but it pales in comparison to when they discover that Dr. Is a Secret Agent P. There is a person named Doofenshmirtz.
Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred
When Fred suspects that his new music teacher is a vampire, he and his friend set out to save the town from this garlic-hating fiend.
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R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
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Phineas and Ferb: Summer Belongs to You!
The best lazy day ever was when Phineas and Ferb went to new Heights. The brothers decide to spend a blissful un-bustable day doing nothing. Whether they are chasing the sun on a mad dash around the w...
DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection
DC showcase stories include a new Superman/Shazam feature and extended versions of older shorts.
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Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega
A day in the life of a skateboarder.
DC Showcase: Green Arrow
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Tales from the Catholic Church of Elvis!
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Life Is Hot in Cracktown
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Afro Samurai: Resurrection
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
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Horton Hears a Who!
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One Missed Call
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Over the Hedge
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Ice Age: The Meltdown
Diego, Manny and Sid are back in the sequel to Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. They h...
Go back to the forest and join his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young deer on his own. In the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent learns a lot from his son.
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
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Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that starsJill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief M...
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
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