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Douglas Donald Davidson was born on 24th October 1954, in Glendale, California USA, and is a television actor, best known for his role in the CBS soap opera “The Young and the Restless” as private investigator Paul Williams, since 1978. Davidson’s career started in 1977.

Have you ever wondered how rich Doug Davidson is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Davidson’s net worth is as high as $4 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition to appearing on “The Young and the Restless” for almost 40 years, Davidson has also worked on other projects which have improved his wealth.

Doug Davidson Net Worth $4 Million

Doug Davidson grew up in California with his two older sisters. and majored in marine biology at the Occidental College. He started his career in Thomas J. Tobin’s drama called “Fraternity Row” in 1977 and then appeared in horror “The Initiation of Sarah” in 1978.

Since 1978, Davidson has played in more than 2700 episodes of TV soap opera “The Young and the Restless”, a role that he is still playing, making him the longest-serving current cast member. Doug is portraying Paul Williams, the son of the police detective Carl Williams and homemaker Mary Williams. Paul is involved with plenty of women including strippers, prostitutes, and then April Stevens, who gave birth to his daughter Heather. He continues to jump from one relationship to another, so he ends up with several ladies, plus he has even been accused of murder. Doug has won a Soap Opera Digest Award on four occasions (1990, 1991, 1992, and 1997), and Daytime Emmy Award in 2013.

Concerning the rest of his acting career, Davidson hasn’t achieved major success elsewhere, but he has appeared in such movies and series as “I’ll Take Manhattan” (1987), “Mr. Write” (1994) starring Paul Reiser, “Diagnosis Murder” (1995), and “Dreaming of Joseph Lees” (1999) alongside Rupert Graves and Samantha Morton. In the mid-1990s, he was the host of a revamped version of the TV quiz show “The Price is Right”, but which only aired for half a year. Regardless, all these ventures added steadily to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Doug Davidson married actress Cindy Fisher in Santa Barbara’s Biltmore Hotel in 1984, and they have two children together, a daughter Calyssa and son Caden. They met on the set of “The Young and the Restless” in the early 1980s, in which Cindy also had a role. Davidson’s hobbies include water skiing, sailing, scuba diving, and diving, and he has a brown belt in Karate. Somewhat unusually, he also knows how to play the bagpipes.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 24, 1954
Birth place: Glendale, California, U.S.
Height:1.83 m
Profession:Television actor
Education:Occidental College
Nationality:American
Spouse:Cindy Fisher
Children:Calyssa Davidson, Caden Davidson
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Credits Jeanne Cooper as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.
2His acting mentor was the late Jeanne Cooper.
3Best known by the public for his role as Paul Williams on The Young and the Restless (1973).
4Has two older sisters.
5Hobbies include, sailing, scuba diving, and water skiing.
6Majored in marine biology, at Occidental College.
7Has a brown belt in Karate.
8Has appeared on more episodes of Family Feud (1988) than anyone, with the exception of the show's host.
9Doug and his wife, Cindy, wed at Santa Barbara Biltmore Hotel. The ushers at their wedding included close friend, rock star Rick Springfield.
10He can play the bagpipes.
11Has two children, Calyssa and Caden.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the Restless (1973)
2012Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsSupporting Actor - Daytime DramaThe Young and the Restless (1973)
1997Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActorThe Young and the Restless (1973)
1992Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor: DaytimeThe Young and the Restless (1973)
1991Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Hero: DaytimeThe Young and the Restless (1973)
1990Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Hero: DaytimeThe Young and the Restless (1973)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the Restless (1973)
2010Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the Restless (1973)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Young and the Restless (1973)
1988Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Hero: DaytimeThe Young and the Restless (1973)
1986Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Young Leading Actor in a Daytime SerialThe Young and the Restless (1973)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Young and the Restless1978-2016TV SeriesPaul Williams / Paul / Himself
Next Week's Game2013ShortDad
Dreaming of Joseph Lees1999Saxophone Player
L.A. Johns1997TV Movie
Diagnosis Murder1995TV SeriesDoug Davidson
Mr. Write1994Roger
I'll Take Manhattan1987TV Mini-SeriesMale model
The Initiation of Sarah1978TV MovieTommy (uncredited)
Fraternity Row1977Collin (as Douglas Davidson)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Talk2013TV SeriesHimself
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself
Marie2013TV Series documentaryHimself
An Affair of the Heart2012DocumentaryHimself
The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
SoapTalk2003-2005TV SeriesHimself
Family Feud2005TV SeriesHimself
Pyramid2003TV SeriesHimself
CBS Tournament of Roses Parade2003TV SpecialHimself
SoapNet's Live Daytime Emmy Preview2002TV MovieHimself
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The 29th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Card Sharks1996TV MovieHimself
The 11th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards1995TV Movie documentaryHimself - Segment Host
CBS Soap Break1995TV SeriesHimself
The Price Is Right1994TV SeriesHimself - Host
The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favorite Television Daytime Serial
Family Feud1989-1993TV SeriesHimself
Vicki!1992TV SeriesHimself
CBS All American Thanksgiving Day Parade1991TV SpecialHimself
Jenny Jones1991TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1980TV SeriesHimself
82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2013TV MovieHimself

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