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Ariel Winter is one of Hollywood's most promising young talents with notable roles in both television and film. In addition to her role on "Modern Family," Winter also stars on Disney Jr. as the title character for the series "Sofia the First," about an ordinary little girl who must adjust to royal life after her mother marries the king. The series spawned from the movie "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess".
Upcoming, Winter will be giving life to the voice of Penny Peterson in the animated film "Mr. Peabody & Sherman." Others in the film which Fox will release March 7, 2014 include Ty Burrell and Allison Janney.
Winter recently wrapped production on "Truck Stop," a 1970s-based drama centered around the friendship between a kid with cerebral palsy and a troubled runaway, directed by Tony Aloupis.
In 2009 Winter appeared in the thriller "Duress," opposite Martin Donovan. Other credits include playing Young Trixie in Warner Bros.' "Speed Racer" and the films "The Chaperone," with WWE star Paul Michael Levesque (Triple H), "Opposite Day," "Nic & Tristan Go Mega Dega," and a lead role in the hit thriller "One Missed Call," where she plays the killer in the film.
Previous television credits include the female lead in the television movie "Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred" and the sequel to the hit film, "Fred the Movie" on Nickelodeon; a recurring role on the final six episodes of the award-winning drama "ER"; and guest-starring roles on hit TV shows "Criminal Minds," "Crossing Jordan," "Nip/Tuck" and "Bones." Winter also voiced Marina the Mermaid in the animated series "Jake and Neverland Pirates" for Disney Junior, Gretchen on Walt Disney's hit show "Phineas and Ferb" on Disney Channel, and characters in the hit animated film "Horton Hears a Who" and "Bambi II." She began her film 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.
Winter is an avid singer and young activist, involved in several charities and organizations such as the Creative Coalition, the Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry, WWE's anti-bullying campaign Be A Star and GLSEN.
Winter currently resides in Los Angeles.
HOMETOWN Los Angeles, CA
BIRTHDATE January 28
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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