Paris is involved with the beginnings of the Trojan War. He was chosen the judge of the fairest of the goddesses: Aphrodite, Athena, and Hera. He chose Aphrodite in exchange for the fairest woman in the world in an event famously known as the Judgment of Paris. His former lover was Oenone, whom he abandoned.
Eventually, Paris is killed by Philoctetes. After his death, Deiphobus married Helen.