Teddy √ Ortiz is Nate Wright's "1A best friend, the tritagonist of Big Nate, and is also friends with Francis Pope. He is most commonly seen with a red shirt with a black circle in the middle, with green gridded pants. Teddy is the keyboardist and lyricist of Nate's garage band, Enslave the Mollusk. He plays basketball, soccer, baseball, and softball with Nate and Francis for P.S. 38's sports teams.
Behind the Scenes
- He is mainly the tritagonist of Lincoln Peirce's Big Nate book series.
- Like his uncle, he can speak Spanish fluently since he taught Nate to say "Mrs. Godfrey Is Fat" in Spanish (Señora Godfrey Es Grasa), as seen in Big Nate: In A Class By Himself.
- According to Nate in Big Nate: In a Class by Himself, his laugh sounds like a crazed llama.
- His dad is one of the leaders of the Timber Scouts. He scouts Troop 3 with his friends.
- It is revealed he is of Mexican and Puerto Rican origin.
- Teddy has acrophobia (the fear of heights).