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Dr. Iris
Dr. Iris
Gender Female
Animal Fox (books)
Cat (TV series)
Hair color Blonde
Complexion Brown (books)
Dark gray (cartoon)
Job Optometrist
Book debut Arthur's Eyes
Cartoon debut "Arthur's Eyes"
Voiced by Bronwen Mantel

Dr. Iris is an ophthalmologist and eye doctor, who first appears in "Arthur's Eyes." She appears again in "Play it Again, D.W.," at Jane and David Read's high school reunion.

Physical appearance[]

Dr iris fox

Dr. Iris in the book

In the book, she has brown fur and no hair on her head, although the cartoon version depicts her with a dark gray complexion and blonde hair.





  • She had the tenth speaking role in the series.
  • Her name is based on iris, the colored part of the eye.
  • She was voiced by Bronwen Mantel, the same actress who voices Mrs. MacGrady in the series.