Ariel Winter is an American child actress. She is best known for portraying Ellie Layton in the 2008 film One Missed Call and for the character 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. She is the younger sibling to actress Shanelle Workman.
Gorgeous, perky and adorable are just a few words to describe young Ariel Winter, who started her acting career at the age of four. Ariel can next 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 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
When she is not working, this Los Angeles 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.