|Dead or Alive||Dead|
|Status||Second Marshal of the Riddermark|
Little else is known about Théodred, except that he loved Éomer like a brother, and the only person he loved more than Éomer was his father, Théoden.
Portrayal in adaptationsEdit
In Peter Jackson's film version of The Two Towers, he was played by New Zealand actor Paris Howe Strewe.
The death of Théodred is an event early in the film, whereas, in the book it has already happened by the time the focus comes to Rohan. In the film, he is not killed immediately, and Éomer manages to find Théodred among the dead after a battle. It is also said in the movie that he was wounded in an ambush but in the book he was slain during the first battle of the Fords of Isen. Jackson's film also suggests his horse was Brego, which Aragorn later tames and set free. Later, when Aragorn falls off the cliff, Brego saves Aragorn's life and takes him to Helm's Deep.
Théodred later succumbs to his wounds, though it is hinted that (and revealed by Jackson to be his intent in commentaries) Gríma Wormtongue aided in his death. Also, Théodred is portrayed as a young man of 20–25 years old, whereas he is actually 41 at the time of his death.