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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 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Stargate
(1994)
The Crying Game
(1992)
Jiggery Pokery
(1994)
The 65th Annual Academy Awards
The 65th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Nominated: Best Actor in a Supporting Role
(1993)

Filmography

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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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 1992 The Crying Game
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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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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Stephen Rea, his partner in The Crying Game (1992)] I would imagine that Stephen would have been more uncomfortable with me than I would have been with him. See, I'm from another world from Stephen's life. Stephen is an actor -- a Belfast actor, married with children. And he ends up working with someone like me. I felt sorry for Stephen. I can't speak for him, of course, but I just thought, '... See more »

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Left for England at 2 and a half. Grew up in Hertfordshire, England, UK See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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