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

In Spy Kids, Ingrid is a semi-retired member of the OSS, and keeps this a secret from her children until she and her husband Gregorio get kidnapped by the not-so evil Fegan Floop.

Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams

In Spy Kids 2, Ingrid is back working at the OSS.

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World




In other media

Spy Kids Adventures book series

One Agent Too Many

A New Kind of Super Spy

Mucho Madness

OSS Wilderness

Mall of the Universe

Spy TV

Superstar Spies

Freeze Frame

Spring Fever

Off Sides

Spy Kids Learning Adventures game series

The Candy Conspiracy

The Nightmare Machine



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