Ariel Ureta (born 1942) is a Filipino comedian, actor and TV host.
Ureta is an architecture graduate from the University of Santo Tomas.
Ureta is an comedic icon in the Philippines during the 60's and the 70's. He has done many Filipino films. This includes Zoom Zoom Superman, Si Popeye at iba pa, Jack en Poy, Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo, Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo, Kimmy Dora and its sequel and Of All The Things.
Ureta is a segment host of the Philippine morning television show, Umagang Kay Ganda and a co-anchor of DZMM's Todo-Todo Walang Preno with Winnie Cordero.
Ureta is a part of Kimmy Dora and its sequel as Luisito Go Dong Hae, Kimmy and Dora's father. The film is a box-office success in the Philippines earning PHP80 million and PHP133,963,009 for the first and second film respectively.