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Jaye Davidson

Jaye Davidson was born Alfred Amey on March 21, 1968 in Riverside, California. He and his family left the United States for the United Kingdom when he was two and a half years old. He grew up in Hertfordshire, England. An Oscar-nominated British former actor and model, he is best known for his roles as transgender "Dil" in the 1992 suspense-drama thriller film The Crying Game, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, making him the first Black British actor to be nominated for an Oscar. He also starred in 1994's Stargate as Ra.

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Mar 21, 1968
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie Catwalk 1995-12-08
Known For
Poster of Stargate
Poster of The Crying Game
Poster of The Academy Awards
Movie Catwalk Himself 1995-12-08
Movie Stargate Ra 1994-10-27
Movie Jiggery Pokery Jo 1994-11-11
Movie The Crying Game Dil 1992-09-02
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18