|“||Did he try to put his hands on you again?||”|
William Forbes was a member of the Forbes Family.
After Katherine bit Stefan Salvatore, who had been drugged with vervain by his father, Giuseppe Salvatore, he was ordered to alert William. Initially, he refused, but Giuseppe demanded he go, and he relented.
William dressed in a Southern 1860s manner and was a tall man, as he stood 5'9. He had brown hair with sideburns and a mustache. William also had dark, hazel eyes and was also seen wearing a top hat.
William seemed to like women as Pearl said that he keeps on trying to put his hands on her. He also showed that, like the rest of the Founders, that he hated vampires and wanted them to be gone from the town.
- William is English and means "resolute protection".
- Forbes is a Gaelic name and means "wealthy or stubborn".