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Jaye Davidson (I)


Jaye was born in Riverside, California in 1968 the son of a Ghanaian father and English mother. The family left for England when Jaye was 2 and a half. Jaye left school at 16 and had been alternately unemployed and doing odd jobs (running for a production company, working in a factory) ever since. Jaye had no real acting experience when discovered ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009 The Borghilde Project (Short)
Nazi Photographer
 1994 Jiggery Pokery (TV Movie)
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 1994 Stargate
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 1995 Catwalk (Documentary)
Himself
 1993 The 65th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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 2003 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - #94 The Crying Game Keeps a Secret

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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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About the way homosexuals are perceived in the media: "Some people are so precious -- all this hoo-ha about bad role models and positive images! Of course gay people are murderers, bigamists, drug addicts and nasty people -- just as much as heterosexual people are all of these things. What it all boils down to is, we are all people, and we all have the same human desires. It just happens that ... See more »

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Is back to the job he had before "The Crying Game"... a fashion assistant in London. See more »

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Aries

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