Ariel Winter Workman (born January 28, 1998), best known as Ariel Winter, is an American teen actress. Winter is known for her current role as Alex Dunphy in the TV series Modern Family, for which she has won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series, along with the rest of the show’s cast. In 2011, Winter landed the voice “Marina the Mermaid” on Jake and the Never Land Pirates on Disney Junior. It was also announced that Ariel will be voicing the newest princess, Sofia The First — a new animated television series. The movie will premiere on Disney Junior in 2012 and the television series will premiere in 2013.