Ariel Winter (born Ariel Winter Workman 28.01.98)
Ariel Winter is an American actress, best known for her role as Alex Dunphy in the television series, 'Modern Family'.
Net Worth: In 2013, Celebrity Net Worth claimed that Ariel Winter has a net worth of 7 million USD.
Childhood: Ariel winter was born to Chrisoula and Glenn Workman in Fairfax, Virginia. She appeared in a television advertisement for Cool Whip at the age of six, and gained her first television role at the age of seven, appearing in an episode of the CBS sitcom, 'Listen Up!' She also received work on the shows 'Tickle U', 'Freddie', 'Monk', 'Bones', 'ER' and voice work as a recurring character in the animated children's show 'Phineas and Ferb'.
Career: In 2009, Winter appeared in the pilot for the television series 'Modern Family', as one of the main characters. In 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, Winter received an award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series by the Screen Actors Guild. She has also appeared in feature films, like 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang', 'Speed Racer', 'Duress', 'Opposite Day', and 'Fred 2'. Her performance in 'The Chaperone' led to a nomination from Young Artist Awards 2012 for Best Actress in a Motion Picture. In 2012, she was cast in the Disney animation, 'Sophia the First' ass the title character.
Personal Life: In late 2012, her sister filed for guardianship, citing physical and emotional abuse at home. In May, 2014, the court removed Winter from her mother's care, and placed her under the guardianship of her sister, Shanelle Workman-Gray.
Ariel Winter - Shots of the cast of 'Modern Family' as they attended the Paley Center for Media's 32nd Annual PaleyFest at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 14th March 2015
‘Connection Lost’ examines how families now interact with each other through the internet.
‘Modern Family’ are set for a groundbreaking episode later this month, which will examine the way families now interact with each other through social media, their mobile phones and computers. The episode, entitled ‘Connection Lost’, was shot entirely using iPhones, iPads and MacBook Pros and took just two days to film, but over a month to plan and design.
'Connection Lost' will focus on Julie Bowen's character Claire
The episode concerns Claire (Julie Bowen), who, when away on a business trip, becomes concerned about her daughter Haley's (Sarah Hyland) whereabouts. Claire then spends the entire episode frantically using Facetime, Facebook and the Web while waiting in an airport terminal, talking to other family members and trying to track down Haley.
Ariel Winter - A host of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which were held at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015
Ariel Winter - 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Arrivals at The Shrine Auditorium - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium, Screen Actors Guild - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015
The 'Modern Family' Season 5 finale (episode 24) saw Mitchell and Cam finally marry after episodes of arguing about budgets, decorations, guests and being moved from venue to venue.
Modern Family Season 5 finale saw Mitchell and Cam tie the knot! The couple have been desperately trying to compromise on wedding decorations and guests for the last few episodes with the budget becoming an issue. However, they finally managed to make it official after four venue changes, a ruined dress and another nearly ruined marriage!
Eric Stonestreet stars in Modern Family as Cam.
Here's a recap - warning: contains spoilers!
Continue reading: Modern Family Recap: Mitchell & Cam Tie The Knot In Season 5 Finale
The 16 year-old actress will now be living with her older sister permanently after her mother chose to drop the fight against the guardianship.
Ariel Winter has a strong bond with her older sister, Shanelle Grey.
Grey has been granted Permanent guardianship over her 16 year-old sibling, according to the Associated Press.
This is a huge step in Winter's family custody case, which has been a long and tedious court battle between herself and her mother, Chrisoula "Crystal" Workman, who was allegedly physically and mentally abusing her.
Continue reading: Ariel Winter's Older Sister Wins Full Guardianship Over Teen Star
With a constant barrage of hilarious visual and verbal gags, this riotous animated adventure might entertain adults more than kids. Although youngsters will enjoy the whizzy pace and manic 3D animation. Based on one of Jay Ward's anarchic 1960s creations (see also Rocky & Bullwinkle), it's a relentless onslaught of jokes and puns, with a hint of educational value thrown in for good measure.
After a lonely puppyhood, the intelligent dog Peabody (voiced by Burrell) studied to become a globally acclaimed artist, sportsman and inventor, eventually adopting a human boy, Sherman (Charles), as his son. But now it's time for Sherman to start school, which isn't easy when you're a genius with a dog as your dad. Sure enough, mean girl Penny (Winter) mercilessly bullies him while Child Services officer Mrs Grunion (Janney) plots to have him taken into care. So Peabody invites Penny's parents (Colbert and Mann) and Grunion over to sort things out. But in an effort to impress her, Sherman shows Penny the Way Back time machine he and Peabody use to explore history. And Penny decides to stay in Ancient Egypt.
The movie barely pauses for breath, racing from the Pyramids to Renaissance Italy for an adventure with Da Vinci (Tucci), then on to the Trojan War and Agamemnon (Warburton). At every step, the script gleefully subverts history with goofy slapstick, poo jokes, movie references and absurd touches that come out of nowhere. It's a remarkably intelligent approach to kids' comedy, and even if the chaos sometimes feels exhausting, it's so funny we don't really mind. And the energetic plotting will delight children as much as the rather surreal idea of having a dog as a dad.
Continue reading: Mr. Peabody & Sherman Review
Check out the fun-filled trailer below.
It’s not easy being the world's smartest and most brilliant dog. In fact, it’s pretty darn difficult. Mr. Peabody is taking his endless adventure pallet onto the big screen, with a time-travelling yarn through ancient Greece and Egypt.
Mr Peabody urged Sherman not to use the WABAC
Ol’ Peabody would probably just be sitting around playing scrabble with young Sherman now, if the scamp didn’t have designs on impressing the equally yong but more mischievous Penny Peabody.
Mr. Peabody is doubtlessly the most intelligent and most accomplished dog on the planet, and undeniably outshines the human race too. However, despite his achievements, he is determined to maintain a normal life for his adopted human son Sherman by inviting round Penny a classmate of his with whom he wants Sherman to be friends. She has other ideas, however, and only shows interest when Sherman agrees to show her Mr. Peabody's WABAC - a time machine in which they travel into the past despite being expressly forbidden. When Peabody finds out, he realises that their actions have ripped a hole in the space-time continuum and they are forced to return to the past to re-write history and save the universe. Along the way they meet some of the biggest legends of history, including Leonardo Da Vinci and Sigmund Freud, who help them on their quest.
'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' is a brilliantly funny animated movie based on the characters from the 'The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show' in the sixties in the 'Peabody's Improbable History' segments. It has been directed by Rob Minkoff ('The Lion King', 'Stuart Little', 'The Haunted Mansion') and written by Ted Key ('Hazel', 'The Million Dollar Duck', 'Gus') and Craig Wright ('Dirty Sexy Money', 'Underemployed'). 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman' is set for release in the UK on February 7th 2014.
While 14-year-old Modern Family Ariel Winter remains entangled in a custody battle, her Mother is suing Mathew Borlenghi - a soap opera actor and acting teacher - who commented on an L.A Times piece.
Borlenghi's comment on the L.A. Times website implied Workman calling the cops to protect her daughter was "a total falsehood. It said, "The mother is grasping and clawing to find a way not to lose her money-maker, and hide the fact that she is an abusive monster," and continues, "Having spent time with her, and seeing the way she acted adoringly towards the boy, these accusations are disgusting, just as she is." Workman says in the suit, as a result of the posting, she suffered a loss of reputation as well as "shame, mortification and hurt feeling," for which she now wants damages to be determined by the court. The L.A. Times, however, is not a defendant. Given the propensity for Workman to sue based on things written on the internet, we're going to be very careful.
Winter, 14, was temporarily removed from the custody of her mother Chrisoula "Chrystal" Workman by a court in October, and her sister Shanelle Gray, a 34-year-old mother of two, was given temporary guardianship. Ariel, who has been acting since the age of seven, plays the character of Alex Dunphy, an intelligent teenager, in the critically acclaimed TV show.
The battle for custody of child actress Ariel Winter rumbles on, with her mother Chrystal Workman’s attorneys apparently questioning Winter’s sister Shanelle Gray about her drug usage, in the hope that they might be able to use any admission against her when it comes to trying to prove she’s a bad guardian.
TMZ reports that Workman’s team were specifically asking Gray about her potential consumption of cocaine. Modern Family star Winter is currently at her sister’s following reports of mistreatment at the hands of her mother, but Workman is unhappy about the arrangement and is seeking to regain custody.
Workman’s attorneys came away frustrated after Gray didn’t offer up any answers that suggested any particular problem. She told them that she only tried cocaine once – in 2005 or 2006 at a party. The drug was apparently laced with something else and she ended up feeling sick from it. Gray was also questioned about whether she had ever received any DUI convictions; she said she was pulled over in Los Angeles – again either in 2005 or 2006 – and given a ticket on a night where she’d had “one glass of wine”. It was eventually thrown out after judges decided that her alcohol level was too low. It looks like Workman’s team are going to have dig a little deeper to find anything incriminating.
It’s been determined that Modern Family star Ariel Winter will remain in the care of her older sister for the next few weeks.
The Toronto Star reports that a court found that there had been evidence of emotional abuse towards the 14 year-old star by her mother Chrisoula Workman, with a child protective investigating group threatening to step in if Winter did not remain in a guardianship elsewhere. The initially stripping of custody occurred six weeks ago when Workman was found to have been emotionally and physically abusive towards the teenager, and the latest news means that a date of December 12 has been set to determine whether she should be placed in a permanent guardianship or not.
Shanelle Gray has currently been looking after Winter, a guardianship that has been contested by both Winter’s mother and father, Glenn Workman. For her part, Chrisoula is denying all claims of abuse, whilst Glenn wants to get to know his daughter better and has offered to take care of her. “Even the judge today agreed that reunification is so important for a family, and while Ariel is still temporarily with her sister for now, we remain hopeful she will be home soon,” the pair said in a statement. The issue with Gray also stems from the fact that she was taken from her mother Workman’s care in the 1990s amid accusations of abuse, acrimony still very much evident between the two parties.
A judge has finally decided on Ariel Winter’s guardianship case, ruling that the Modern Family actress will stay in the care of her sister Shanelle Gray, until a permanent decision can be reached regarding who should look after her.
Ariel’s mother Chris Workman has been denied guardianship, following allegations of abusive behaviour. She claims, however that the problems between Arield and her started when she caught the 14 year old behaving inappropriately with her boyfriend.
Shanelle Gray was taken out of Workman’s care, as she too was abused as a child. Workman’s guardianship was taken away when Ariel provided the courts with “substantiated evidence” that Workman had been ill-treating her. Ariel’s father, Glenn Workman also tried to put in a bid to become Ariel’s guardian but the judge said no. A new date has been set for trial, on December 12, 2012, to determine who will become Winter’s guardian, in the long term.