Winter Ave Zoli is an American actress and model from New Hope, Pennsylvania.
At the age of 11, she moved with her family to Czechoslovakia, where she was able to fully plant her roots in Prague from her father's Slovak side of the family. She studied middle school and high school at the International School of Prague. She transitioned her way from ballet to musical theater, developing a love for the stage, and for the craft of acting. She began working professionally at the age of 13, and developed her resume through acting opportunities on European and American productions that came through Prague. At 17, she attended the Carnegie-Mellon summer school theater program, and at 19 enrolled in the Atlantic Theater Company acting school in New York city, founded by playwright David Mamet, and actor William H. Macy. After graduating from the professional program, Winter moved to Los Angeles, where she resides. Besides acting, her most beloved moments come from horse back riding, yoga, and running in the canyons of Los Angeles.
Zoli appeared in the 2007 film Sex and Death 101 as Alexis the fast food beauty. She held the main role of legendary Libuše in the 2009 Czech film The Pagan Queen. She posed nude on Playboy magazine's March 2011. Winter gained further international recognition with her main role as Lyla Winston on the hit American TV series Sons of Anarchy.