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Theodore Read
Age 85
Gender Male
Animal Aardvark
Hair color Gambogeish gray*
Complexion Moderate orange
Residence Read Family Farm, Ohio
Family * Arthur Read (great-grandnephew)
Cartoon debut "The Rhythm and Roots of Arthur"
Voiced by Roy Lewis

Theodore Read, also known as "Theo," is Arthur, D.W., and Kate's great-grand uncle. He's the brother of Thora's father.[1] He celebrates his 85th birthday in the special "The Rhythm and Roots of Arthur."

Physical appearance

Theo is an anthropomorphic aardvark with a dark brown complexion. He wears a gray button-down shirt with a bowtie, a black hat with a red band, brown pants, brown belt with a gold buckle and red suspenders. He has a gray mustache and thick gray eyebrows.



  1. From "The Rhythm and Roots of Arthur:" D.W.: "Whose birthday is it?" David: "Your great-grand uncle Theo's." Thora: "That's my father's brother."