Teddy Sanders
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Basic Information
Name: Theodore Sanders
Status: Alive
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Nickname(es): Teddy
Affiliation: NASA
Profession: Director of NASA
Family Information
Played by: Jeff Daniels
First appearance: The Martian
Appears in: 1 film

Theodore "Teddy" Sanders is NASA's Chief Director and Administrator during the time of The Martian.


Teddy Sanders was born sometime before 1980, in America. During his career in astronomy, he rose in prominence throughout NASA, eventually becoming Chief Director at some point in his life.

Behind the Scenes

Teddy Sanders was portrayed by Jeff Daniels in The Martian.


  • The Martian (2015)- Movie
  • The Martian by Andy Weir - Book