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Doug Davidson
(Paul Williams)
Doug Davidson joined the cast of The Young and the Restless as Paul Williams in May 1978.

For his portrayal of the charismatic private investigator, Doug was awarded the 1997 Soap Opera Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also received Soap Opera Awards for Outstanding Hero in 1991 and 1992.

In 1998 and 1999, Doug hosted the Tournament of Roses Parade. He was also the host of the nighttime version of CBS's The Price is Right. He co-starred in the Judith Krantz mini-series I'll Take Manhattan and The Initiation of Sarah, and appeared as a guest star in the CBS series Diagnosis Murder. Doug was the master of ceremonies for the Miss California Pageant and hosted the Kenny Rogers Cerebral Palsy Telethon.

He co-starred with Paul Reiser in the feature film Mr. Write, and had supporting roles in the films Don't Stop Now and Fraternity Row.

Aside from hobbies which include traveling, camping and playing the bagpipes, Doug enjoys contributing much of his time to various charities, including the YMCA. He and his wife, actress Cindy Fisher, have teamed up to serve as National Honorary Chairpersons for WE-TIP, a non-profit anonymous tip line that aids in crime prevention.

Doug and his wife have two children, Calyssa and Caden.

Doug is 6 feet tall and has blonde hair and blue eyes. His birthday is October 24.