Douglas Donald “Doug” Davidson is an American actor. He was born in Glendale, CA, on October 24, 1954. He was the host of The Price is Right in syndication during the 1994-95 season. Doug is best known for his role as Paul Williams on The Young & the Restless. He named the Cliff Hangers mountain climber “Hans Gudegast” after his Y&R colleague, Eric Braeden. (Eric’s birth name is, in fact, Hans Gudegast.) He appeared in a video clip of the unsold pilot of Card Sharks in 1996. Doug was one of a few people given an audition to replace Bob Barker after his retirement from The Price Is Right in 2007, a role which ultimately went to Drew Carey. Doug has also hosted the live stage show adaptation, The Price Is Right Live!, at Harrah's-owned casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada.