Played By: Lauren Cohan
- All Girls Want Bad Boys: According to Rose herself, she has a preference for the bad boys.
- Badass Boast: Rose is a braggart and talks a big game when she wants to.
- Badass in Distress: Rose is badass, tough and strong and even though she can have her moments of vulnerability, she is highly capable of taking care of herself.
- Canon Foreigner: Rose doesn't exist in the books.
- Conversation Casualty: A sympathetic version. Rose is already dying, having been bitten by a werewolf; Damon gives her a dying dream of her human life centuries ago, during which he challenges her to a race. He stakes her during the countdown.
- Cultured Badass: Rose seemed to have grown up around nobility and wealth and has enjoyed the finer things in life during the 1400's.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Rose and her friend Trevor had been running for over 500 years because of Klaus and Katherine.
- Defrosting Ice Queen: Starts of as very icy and aloof, but eventually becomes significantly warmer and kinder.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: In Damon's arms as he staked her.
- Hot-Blooded: Rose has a bit of a temper and is on the passionate side.
- Immortality: Rose as a vampire had the ability to live forever without physically aging.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Rose may seem jerkish at times, but underneath, she is a kind and caring person who is just misunderstood.
- Monster Sob Story: Rose has been running from Klaus for over 500 years because she turned Katherine into a vampire and helped her run away and escape from Klaus.
- Only One Name: Rose doesn't appear to have a last name. Her full name in the show has been established as Rose-Marie.
- Platonic Life-Partners: With Trevor. She considers him to be the closest thing she has to family.
- Shipper on Deck: She's rooting for Damon and Elena and wants them to be together.
Played By: Michaela Mc Manus
- Evil Mentor: To Tyler. She tried to teach him the ways of being a werewolf.
- Jerkass: Jules was a complete bitch and she showed no remorse for hurting Rose.
- Lack of Empathy: She shows zero remorse when she discovered that Rose was dying of a werewolf bite.
- Only One Name: Her only known name is Jules.
- The Sociopath: Has shown little sympathy or remorse over others suffering.
Played By: Stephen Amell
- Jerkass: Clearly despises vampires, gleefully tortured Caroline while she was his prisonner, and was overall very inclined to use violent methods.
- Only One Name: He's only known by the name Brady. No surname.
- Torture Technician: He helped Jules kidnap Caroline and tortured her with wooden bullets and a watergun filled with vervainwater.
Played By: Randy J Goodwin
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: His son is killed by Damon Salvatore, which led Jonas to go on a rampage and hurting many people before finally being disposed of by Katherine.
Played By: Bryton James
- Anti-Villain: He and his father are agents of an original vampire named Elijah, because he desired to kill Klaus, after he kidnapped his sister
Played By: Lisa Tucker
Played By: Gino Anthony Pesi