Doug Davidson has been let go of Young and the Restless after 40 years. The 63 years old actor has confirmed that he won’t return to the show on social media.

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Doug has been portraying Genoa City’s police chief, Paul Williams, on the show. In a conversation with Soap Dirt, the veteran actor opened, “My contract was not renewed in January, and I have been recurring since then.”

Doug Davidson smiling wearing a blue blazer

A fan asked on Twitter, “They haven’t let you go, have they?” The actor replied, “It would seem so.” Fans are shocked by the sudden exit of Doug from the show and have been sending him wishes on Twitter.

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He is active on Twitter, where he has thanked his fans for 40 years of love and support. Another vet, Eileen Davidson, left the show earlier in June while Eric Braeden is taking time off from the show.

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Doug has been a part of the show since May 23, 1978, and was the longest-running cast member before his exit. Best of Luck, Doug, with your upcoming adventures.


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