Gertha Teeth

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Gertha Teeth from the manga by Takahiro Arai
Gertha Teeth
Profession Freak
Gender Female
Species Human
Status Alive
Background Information
Book Universe The Saga of Darren Shan
First Book Appearance Cirque Du Freak
First Movie Appearance Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
Acted By Kristen Schaal

Gertha Teeth is one of The Cirque du Freak's female performers. She has super strong teeth which can bite through almost anything and withstand almost anything, including hammers and chainsaws to her teeth.



  • "Cirque Du Freak"Gertha is one of the 'nastier' freaks in the book. She holds a certain dislike for Darren. She preforms in the Cirque, saying that nothing can break her teeth. She allows some audience members to try and break her teeth with heavy objects, such as a sledge hammer. She warns the people to not hit her gums though, saying they are quite fragile compared to her teeth. Gertha can chew through just about anything such as bike handlebars, and crow bars.


This list of appearances needs to be expanded, and you can help! Please add the books, and/or movies which the subject of this article has appeared in. Please remove this notice once the appearance section is more complete. Gertha is much different in the movies then she is in the books. Even her personality has changed. In the books, she holds a major dislike for Darren. In the movies, she loves him(not in a romantic-way). She is a lot more emotional in the movies as well. For example, there's a scene where Gertha is crying because she claims "she's not as much as a freak" as everyone else, Darren comforts her. There is no such scene in the book.

Kristen Schaal plays this character in the movie.