Jaye Davidson
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1965
Birth Place:
California

Biography

Actor Jaye Davidson made an electrifying film debut as Dil, the enigmatic singer and hairdresser in The Crying Game (1992), earning him an Academy award nomination. Though born in California, he was raised in Hertfordshire, England, and was discovered at a gay nightclub for his part in The Crying Game. In 1994, he made his second film appearance in Roland Emmerich's science fiction adventure Stargate as the Egyptian sun god Ra. Soon after doing some work on TV, Davidson decided he didn't like acting and went back to his original career as a fashion design assistant in London. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

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