Characters: The Vampire Diaries Family Members

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    Salvatore Family 

Giuseppe Salvatore

Portrayed by: James Remar

"These creatures are of the darkest parts of hell...they must be destroyed!"

Zach Salvatore

Portrayed by: Chris William Martin

"Blood only runs so deep when you're related to vampires."

    Gilbert Family 

John Gilbert

Portrayed: by David Anders

"You know, Jeremy, I was taught to hate them, the vampires. Itís what I know. Itís what your father knew."

Grayson Gilbert

Portrayed: by Jason Macdonald

Miranda Sommers Gilbert

Portrayed: by Erin Beute

  • Posthumous Character: Before the beginning of the series, he and his husband Grayson drowned after their car fell off of Wickery Bridge and into the lake.

Johnathan Gilbert

Portrayed: by Joe Knezevich

    Bennett Family 

Sheila 'Grams' Bennett

Portrayed by: Jasmine Guy

"I am not Bonnie. You don`t wanna mess with me."

Abby Bennett

Portrayed by: Persia White

"Your grams is way better at this stuff than I am."

Rudy Hopkins

Portrayed by Rick Worthy

Bonnie's father who becomes the mayor after Carol is killed.

    Forbes Family 

Sheriff Elizabeth 'Liz' Forbes

Portrayed by: Marguerite MacIntyre

"I`m not going to let people get caught in the crossfire of a pissing contest between a hybrid and a vampire."

Bill Forbes

Portrayed by: Jack Coleman

"You're a vampire, sweetheart. I don't think you'll ever be okay again."

    Donovan Family 

Kelly Donovan

Portrayed by: Melinda Clarke.

    Lockwood Family 

Mayor Richard Lockwood

Portrayed by: Robert Pralgo.

Carol Lockwood

"You know, if you`re going to bring a girl home I wish she`d have the tact not to sneak out like a prostitute."
Portrayed by: Susan Walters.

Mason Lockwood

Portrayed by: Taylor Kinney

"Oh, what am I? I apologize. Iím an animal."

    Martin Family 

Jonas Martin

Portrayed by: Randy J. Goodwin

Luka Martin

Portrayed by: Bryton James

"We`re all bonded together by a code of loyalty to help each other."

Greta Martin

Portrayed by: Lisa Tucker

     Fell Family 

Logan Fell

Portrayed by: Chris Johnson

"I`ve things to do, people to kill."

Dr. Meredith Fell

Portrayed by: Torrey DeVitto