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Birth information

21 March 1968 Riverside, California, USA

Given Name

Alfred Amey

How tall is Jaye Davidson?

1.6 m

Life Story of Jaye Davidson

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 by a casting associate at a wrap party for Derek Jarman's Edward II. He was working as a fashion designer at that time and took the role for the money. He was cast to play Dil in The Crying Game (1992), which became a sleeper hit that shocked audience's worldwide and in 1992 it was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Jaye. His overnight stardom earned him his next big role as the sun god Ra opposite James Spader and Kurt Russell in the 1994 blockbuster Stargate. Since his brush with movie fame, Jaye has spent his time doing big-name fashion shoots: Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue; Michael Roberts for Joseph; a GAP ad by Annie Leibowitz. He accompanied Kate Moss to the British Fashion Awards and in Paris at Valentino's jet-set party in honor of Sharon Stone, he accompanied Naomi...

How much money has Jaye Davidson earned?

Stargate (1994) $1,000,000

What movies did Jaye Davidson play or participate?

Actors Filmography
The Borghilde Project (2009) Nazi Photographer, Jiggery Pokery (1994) Jo, Stargate (1994) Ra, The Crying Game (1992) Dil,
Selfs Filmography
Catwalk (1995) Himself, The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) Himself - Nominee,

Birth information

21 March 1968 Riverside, California, USA

Given Name

Alfred Amey

How tall is Jaye Davidson?

1.6 m

Life Story of Jaye Davidson

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 by a casting associate at a wrap party for Derek Jarman's Edward II. He was working as a fashion designer at that time and took the role for the money. He was cast to play Dil in The Crying Game (1992), which became a sleeper hit that shocked audience's worldwide and in 1992 it was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Jaye. His overnight stardom earned him his next big role as the sun god Ra opposite James Spader and Kurt Russell in the 1994 blockbuster Stargate. Since his brush with movie fame, Jaye has spent his time doing big-name fashion shoots: Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue; Michael Roberts for Joseph; a GAP ad by Annie Leibowitz. He accompanied Kate Moss to the British Fashion Awards and in Paris at Valentino's jet-set party in honor of Sharon Stone, he accompanied Naomi...

How much money has Jaye Davidson earned?

Stargate (1994) $1,000,000

What movies did Jaye Davidson play or participate?

Actors Filmography
The Borghilde Project (2009) Nazi Photographer, Jiggery Pokery (1994) Jo, Stargate (1994) Ra, The Crying Game (1992) Dil,
Selfs Filmography
Catwalk (1995) Himself, The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) Himself - Nominee,

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

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His father is Ghanaian and his mother is English

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was discovered in a bar.

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Jaye Davidson and Stephen Rea in The Crying Game (1992)

His performance as Dil in "The Crying Game" (1992) is ranked #92 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.

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His dislike of the attention that he received after The Crying Game (1992) made him reluctant to take the role of Ra in Stargate (1994). He didn't want to just turn the offer down so made what he expected to be an unacceptable demand of $1 million. This was accepted and he appeared.

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Has a strong aversion to flying.

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Jaye has two sisters.

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

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Jaye Davidson in Stargate (1994)

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James Spader and Jaye Davidson in Stargate (1994)

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