Get to Know a Soap Opera Star: Doug Davidson

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Doug Davidson has enjoyed a unique career.

While he's established as a regular on The Young and the Restless now, the following facts about the actor reveal a few interesting tidbits along the way to daytime stardom:

  • Doug learned he got the role of Paul when a The Young and the Restless when a costume designer called him requesting his measurements.
  • He once appeared in a Fruit of the Loom campaign with David Hasselhoff.
  • A game-show veteran, Davidson has actually appeared on more episodes of Family Feud than any other contestant.

And what was his first job?

Loading quart oil cans onto a pallet, which was a really miserable way to earn a living. I was replaced with automation, which was just fine with me," Davidson once said to Soap Opera Digest.

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