In 2004, William was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series," for his work on All My Children. The award eventually went to Rick Hearst of General Hospital.
William appeared in a television commercial for Porsche entitled "Bloodlines."
William says his "must see" television shows are Chuck, Mad Men, Boston Legal, and Lost. He refers to reality television as being a "four-letter word."
William dates actress Rebecca Staab.
William owns a house with a medieval design.
William wanted to play in the major leagues as a child.
William's paternal great-grandfather, Dr. Herman DeVry, founded DeVry University in Chicago, Illinois (USA), in 1931.
William: Know that success will happen. Don't pray that it will happen. Don't wonder when it will happen. Just know that if you are prepared you will get your chance.