Paige Davis is best known as the effervescent star of “Trading Spaces,” TV’s groundbreaking design-reality show. During her first season on the show her wedding to actor Patrick Page was featured in a prime-time episode of TLC’s “A Wedding Story,” and became one of the highest rated cable shows of the season.
Ms. Davis’ book, Paige by Paige, A Year of Trading Spaces, spent several weeks at the top of the New York Times Bestseller list.
Her true love, however, is theatre and dance.
Most recently Paige received rave reviews for her performance in the Broadway revival of Boeing Boeing, and before that she traveled the country performing the title role of Sweet Charity in the show’s Broadway tour. She starred on Broadway as Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago. She also performed in the U.S. national tour, and the Las Vegas and Portugal productions. Before Chicago, Paige played Babette in the first national tour of Broadway’s Beauty and the Beast. She also enjoyed a stint in the national tour of the Vagina Monologues. Regionally she most recently appeared opposite her husband, Patrick Page, in The Old Globe’s production of I Do! I Do!. She has also appeared as Maria in The Sound of Music at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Val in A Chorus Line at the Austin Musical Theatre, April in Company at the Missouri Repertory Theatre, Irene in Hello, Dolly! and Katherine in Pippin. She has even toured as a dancer with The Beach Boys! She recently debuted her solo cabaret act, Taking a Chance.
Paige has appeared on “The Tonight Show,” “The Today Show,” “The View,” “The Dr. Phil Show,” “The Wayne Brady Show,” “The Martha Stewart Show,” “Gameshow Marathon,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and many others. Daytime viewers remember when Oprah turned the tables on Paige, giving designer Nate Berkus free-reign to renovate and redecorate Paige’s Manhattan apartment. [Click here to see highlights of these appearances]
Paige is also in frequent demand as a celebrity spokesperson. Some of her more visible campaigns include Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fifth Third Bank, Millstone Coffee, Kellogg’s, Kodak and R.C. Willey.
Paige devotes much of her time to her favorite charities. She is an official spokesperson for Volunteers of America’s Operation Backpack and a frequent emcee and performer for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, among many others.
A graduate of the Meadows School of the Arts at SMU, Paige lives in Manhattan with her husband.