Age 85
Gender Male
Animal Aardvark
Complexion Dark brown
Residence Read Family Farm
Family Arthur Read (great-grand nephew)
D.W. Read (great-grand niece)
Kate Read (great-grand niece)
David Read (grand nephew)
Jane Read (grand niece-in-law)
Thora Read (niece)
Thora's father (brother)
Dora Winifred Read (sister)
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 is 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 bow-tie, a black hat with a red band, brown pants, 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."
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