Ariela Barer

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Ariela Barer
Ariela Barer by Gage Skidmore (cropped).jpg
Barer in 2018
Born (1998-10-14) October 14, 1998 (age 22)
  • Actor
  • singer
Years active2007–present
RelativesLibe Barer (sister)

Ariela Barer (born (1998-10-14)October 14, 1998) is an American actor known for playing the role of Gert Yorkes in the Hulu original series Runaways.

Early life[edit]

Barer's parents are Mexican-born Jews.[1] Her sister is actress Libe Barer.


Ariela Barer started acting at the age of three and started professionally at nine. They have since starred in a variety of projects and performed as part of an indie rock band called The Love-Inns.[2] They were cast as Gert Yorkes on Runaways, which aired its first season on Hulu, as part of its original programming, from November 21, 2017 to January 9, 2018.[3] They also portrayed Carmen on One Day at a Time.

Personal life[edit]

On November 3, 2016, Barer publicly came out as gay with a status update on Twitter.[4][5] She uses she/her and they/them pronouns.[6]



Year Title Role Notes
2009 An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong Sonali Matthews Direct-to-video
Stellina Blue Kamand
2011 All Kids Count Maria
2017 A Place I'd Like To Be Short film
2018 Ladyworld Olivia


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Yo Gabba Gabba! Super Martian Robot Girl (voice) Recurring
2008 ER Jasmine Escalante Episode: "Life After Death"
90210 Rana Shirazi Episode: "Games People Play"
2009 Valentine Young Wendy Episode: "She's Gone"
Weeds Scout Episode: "Perro Insano"
2011 Keenan's Crush Samantha 4 episodes
2012 New Girl Young Cece 2 episodes
2013 King John Sofie Television film
2014 Modern Family Sophie Episode: "And One to Grow On"
I Didn't Do It Megan Episode: "Ball or Nothing"
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street Esther Pendragon Episode: "Ranger and the Legend of Pendragon's Gavel"
2015 Liv and Maddie Shayna Episode: "Muffler-A-Rooney"
The Thundermans Kylie Episode: "Exit Stage Theft"
2016 K.C. Undercover Alexis McCreery Episode: "Undercover Mother"
2017 One Day at a Time Carmen 4 episodes
2017–2018 Atypical Bailey Bennett 7 episodes
2017–2019 Runaways Gertrude "Gert" Yorkes Main cast
2020 Grey's Anatomy Paula Episode: "Life on Mars?"
2021 Rebel[7] Ziggie[8] Main role


  1. ^ "'One Day at a Time's Goth Carmen Is Now a Superhero on Marvel's Runaways".
  2. ^ "The Love-Inns". Bandcamp. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Strom, Marc (February 2, 2017). "Marvel's Runaways Finds Its Cast". Archived from the original on February 3, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  4. ^ Mey (December 24, 2017). "Ariela Barer is Gay: "One Day at a Time" and "Runaways" Star Comes Out on Twitter, Happy Holigays Everybody". Autostraddle. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Barer, Ariela [@ArielaBarer] (November 3, 2016). "Literally everything I do is to get back at the people who called me ugly & gay in middle school. They were right, but it was mean spirited!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  6. ^ Barer, Ariela. "ariela (@ArielaBarer)". Twitter. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
  7. ^ "Rebel Drama From Grey's Boss, Starring Katey Sagal, Gets Series Order at ABC". Retrieved September 18, 2020.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (February 20, 2020). "'Rebel': Ariela Barer To Co-Star In ABC's Erin Brockovich-Inspired Drama Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 9, 2021.

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