Ingrid Cortez (née Avellan) is the mother of Carmen and Juni Cortez and the wife of Gregorio Cortez. She is a master of espionage and keeps this a secret from her children until she is kidnapped and they must rescue her.
Prior to the events of Spy Kids, Ingrid was sent on a mission to take out Gregorio Cortez. They were soon married, but their wedding reception was gatecrashed by an unseen enemy. They eventually retired from spy work, trading espionage for parenthood, keeping in touch with the OSS information and their secret agents, they managed to get a job as consultants and had daughter Carmen and son Juni.
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
In Spy Kids 2, Ingrid is back working at the OSS.