William Van Dort is a fish merchant and Victor Van Dort's Father. He is married to Nell Van Dort. He is a caring and compassionate character, like his son. He is skinny, tall and has a handlebar mustache. He wears spectecals and has a cane. He first appeared at the begining of the movie when him and Nell was singing "A Beutiful Day for a Wedding" which later becomes "A Terrible Day for a Wedding" sung by Victoria's Parents. He is voiced by Paul Whitehouse.