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his role as the transwoman Dil in the film The Crying Game (1992)
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Davidson is best known for his role as the transwoman Dil in the film The Crying Game (1992). For this role, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, although the prize went to Gene Hackman for his performance in Unforgiven. Director Neil Jordan revealed in the commentary to The Crying Game Collector`s Edition DVD that Davidson was unaware — until the scene in which his character`s transwoman identity was revealed was being filmed — that he would be fully nude in the film. Davidson also appeared as Ra in the film Stargate, (1994) his last film.
He no longer acts, preferring to work in the fashion industry. He has returned to the job he had before The Crying Game — working as a fashion assistant in London. He worked for Walt Disney Corporation and as fashion assistant for David and Elizabeth Emanuel.
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Jaye Davidson (born Alfred Amey; March 21, 1968) is an American-British model and retired actor. He is best known for his roles as trans woman 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 Mixed Race British actor to be nominated for an Oscar), and in 1994's Stargate as Ra.
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