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The Young and the Restless (1978-2018) | I'll Take Manhattan (1987) | Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
6 wins & 5 nominations More »
Douglas Davidson
6' 0" (1.83m)
Track & Field | Martial Arts | Tennis | Cycling | Baseball | Rollerblading  Less
bag pipes
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Past Film & Video (4 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (5 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Young and the RestlessThe Young and the Restless (TV Series) Paul Williams / Himself ( 2,905 episodes, 1978–2018 )  Less 1978–2018 2,905
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  • Primary photo for L.A. JohnsL.A. Johns (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Doug Davidson ( 1 episode, 1995 )  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for I'll Take ManhattanI'll Take Manhattan (TV Mini-series) Male Model ( 2 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 2
  • Primary photo for The Initiation of SarahThe Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie) Tommy (uncredited)  Less 1978
Self (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The TalkThe Talk (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for MarieMarie (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for An Affair of the HeartAn Affair of the Heart Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for SoapTalkSoapTalk (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2003–2005 )  Less 2003–2005
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for PyramidPyramid (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant ( 2 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for CBS Tournament of Roses ParadeCBS Tournament of Roses Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for SoapNet's Live Daytime Emmy PreviewSoapNet's Live Daytime Emmy Preview (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Intimate PortraitIntimate Portrait (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy AwardsThe 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for 70th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade70th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Card SharksCard Sharks (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest AwardsThe 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Segment Host  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for CBS Soap BreakCBS Soap Break (TV Series) Himself  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for The New Price Is RightThe New Price Is Right (TV Series) Himself - Host  Less 1994– 
  • Primary photo for The 19th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 19th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Accepting Award for Favorite Television Daytime Serial  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Family FeudFamily Feud (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1989–1993 )  Less 1989–1993
  • Primary photo for Vicki!Vicki! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for CBS All American Thanksgiving Day ParadeCBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) Himself  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Jenny JonesJenny Jones (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980

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Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

    Paul Williams May 2013
    Doug Davidson created the role of Paul Williams on The Young and the
    Restless in May 1978.
    This May, marks his 35th anniversary on the number one daytime serial and
    he is now the longest running actor playing the same roll. He has acquired
    the #1 TVQ rating (based on talent, familiarity and likeability) of all
    daytime performers and has been a constant fixture in the top ten TVQ for
    over three decades. Mr. Davidson took home the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the 2013 Daytime Emmy Awards after earning his fourth nomination for an Emmy Award.

    For his portrayal of the charismatic private investigator, Doug was
    nominated for his first Daytime Emmy in 2003 in the category of Outstanding
    Lead Actor In A Daytime Drama and received another nomination in 2010 in
    the same category and this year (June 2011) he is nominated for Best
    Supporting Actor. He was awarded the 1992 Soap Opera Award for Best
    Supporting Actor and honored again in 1997. He also received Soap Opera
    Awards for Outstanding Hero in 1990, and 1991. Doug has also won
    Australia’s Boomerang Award for Best Supporting Male Star in 2000. In 2003,
    Doug received The Viewers Voice Excellence in Television Award for Favorite
    Actor in a Daytime Drama and was nominated for the Soap Chat Award for
    Hottest Male Actor.

    Branching out, Doug hosted the nighttime version The Price is Right, and
    for 6 years, he anchored the prestigious Tournament of Roses Parade live on
    CBS (1998-2003). From 1992-1997 he was host for Coming up Roses New Year’s
    Special, and The Thanksgiving Parade, both for CBS. Doug was the master of
    ceremonies for The Miss California Pageant and hosted The Kenny Rogers
    Cerebral Palsy Telethon. He has co-hosted for The Jenny Jones Show and Live
    with Stephanie Edwards. Doug has also been a correspondent for CBS’ The
    Early Show, writing and producing his own pieces.

    He starred with Paul Reiser in the feature film Mr. Write, and had a
    supporting role in the film Fraternity Row with Gregory Harrison. He co-
    starred in the Judith Krantz mini-series I'll Take Manhattan for CBS, The
    Initiation of Sarah for ABC, and L.A. Johns for FOX. Doug appeared as a
    guest star in the CBS series Diagnosis Murder. In 2005 he completed filming
    “Circumstance of Faith” an independent film.

    Doug has appeared on more than 1,500 magazine covers and over 200 talk and
    game shows and even taped a special segment for the Olympics. He has filmed
    over 5,100 episodes of The Young and The Restless, and has his own
    production company, which has produced a variety of shows for stage and

    Once a marine biology major at Occidental College, Doug still likes to
    scuba dive, play tennis, travel and contribute to various charities
    involving children. He and his wife, actress Cindy Fisher, served 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.
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