Young and the Restless: Doug Davidson Gets New Agent – Moving Past Y&R to Better Things

Young and the Restless news reports Doug Davidson (best-known for his role as Paul Williams for 40 years) signed with new agent at one of Hollywood’s most prestigious talent agencies. This is great news for fans. It’s highly likely the talented Doug Davidson will soon appear back on television or in movies considering the power house agency he’s now with.

Young and the Restless News: Doug Davidson Signs With New Agent

Doug Davidson recently announced that he is now a part of the Media Artists Group Talent Agency. Y&R fans love Doug so they are ready to see the prospect of new and exciting projects in his future. Y&R news indicate Doug is now represented by agents, Lisa Zoeller and Raphael Berko.

A few of the clients the agency currently represents include Raymond Crux, Michael Paul Chen and Vivica Fox, so he’s in good hands. The founder and President of his new agency, Raphael Berko states, “Doug is beginning a new chapter in his career.”

Doug Davidson’s Long History As Paul Williams

After 40 years he will no longer play beloved character Paul Williams because his contract did not get renewed in January. His recurring status was also ended this month which adds insult to injury.  Nonetheless, Davidson has been open with fans about his feelings regarding his departure.  To say it came as a shock would be an understatement. He was the longest-tenured actor present on The Young and the Restless.

Doug Davidson created the character of Paul Williams on The Young and the Restless in May 1978. When he first arrived in Genoa City Paul was a bad boy who gave Nikki Newman (Melody Thomas Scott) an STD. Currently, Paul is the Genoa City Chief of Police. He’s been nominated for five Daytime Emmy Award in the role of Paul Williams. He won the 2013 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

Previous Roles On Other Shows

Doug Davidson has hosted the nighttime version of The Price is Right. From 1998 through 2003, he served as a host of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade live on CBS and was a correspondent for CBS’ The Early Show, writing and producing his own pieces. More recently, he has also hosted the live stage show adaptation, The Price Is Right Live!, at Harrah’s  Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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