Jaye Davidson
British actor
Jaye Davidson
Jaye Davidson is an American-British former actor and model. He is best known for his roles as transgender 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 Black British actor to be nominated for an Oscar, and in 1994's Stargate as Ra.
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Films To Watch Before You Die #98 - The Crying Game (1992)
Flickering Myth - almost 5 years
D.J. Haza presents the next entry in his series of films to watch before you die... The Crying Game, 1992. Directed by Neil Jordan. Starring Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Miranda Richardson, Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Ralph Brown and Tony Slattery. The Crying Game is Neil Jordan’s sensational psychological thriller about an IRA footsoldier who, after the killing of a British soldier, decides to visit his girlfriend in London and strikes up an unexpected romance fraught with difficulties and complications. The film won Jordan an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and became a sleeper hit in the US, earning £39 million off its tiny £2.3 million budget. Fergus (Rea) is the IRA man charged with keeping an eye on British soldier Jody (Whitaker) as the group hold him hostage. As the two men talk, a bond builds between them; Jody tells Fergus about his girlfriend back in London, Dil (Davidson), and makes him promise that if anything ever happened to him Fergus would look after her. ...
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The Checkered Flag with Gene Sweeney Jr.
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Gene Sweeney Jr. with auto racing news, including answers to viewer questions from Jay Davidson of the Baltimore Grand Prix.
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Stargate Atlantis: Complete Series Gift Set, Blu-ray (2004-2009/2011) - Audiophile Audition
Google News - over 5 years
(over 50 hours total) MGM's Stargate franchise began in 1994 with the feature film Stargate, with the alien of indeterminate sex played by Jaye Davidson. The Stargate SG-1 series (the longest-running sci-fi series ever) became a successful spinoff from
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Divas y galanes del cine quieren ser gays - SentidoG
Google News - over 5 years
Sin embargo, cuando tienen su primer encuentro sexual, descubre el perfecto travestismo del actor Jaye Davidson. Pese al clima hostil que los rodea, el amor triunfará. ¡Cómo nos íbamos a olvidar de este clásico! Ugo Tognazzi y Michel Serrault son una
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ARTS & LEISURE; When They Play Women, It's Not Just an Act
NYTimes - over 5 years
FOR someone whose only acting experience was playing a Boy George lookalike in a high school production of the musical ''The Wedding Singer,'' Harmony Santana is having an incredible year. Ms. Santana is making her big-screen debut in Rashaad Ernesto Green's coming-out drama ''Gun Hill Road,'' which had its premiere in January at the Sundance Film
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Stargate Universe (SG-U) - The Complete Final Season (2011) - Audiophile Audition
Google News - over 5 years
Two more feature films followed the original Stargate, which starred James Spader and Kurt Russell and featured the gender-ambiguous Jaye Davidson. They were Stargate: The Ark of Truth, and Stargate: Continuum. (Both made for a fraction of the budget
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Stargate heading back to the big-screen? - ATV Today
Google News - over 5 years
Way back in 1994 the franchise was begun with the big-screen movie starring Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson and Viveca Lindfors. The film was followed in 1997 by the television series Stargate SG-1 and the rest they say is history
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Spoiler Alerts: A Manifesto - Gawker
Google News - over 5 years
After a movie comes out on DVD, just say that the kid sees dead people, that Jaye Davidson is really man, or that Leonardo DiCaprio's top may or may not stop spinning. Movies that are overly formulaic are exempt from this clause
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Rinde Guadalajara homenaje al Séptimo Arte - El Financiero
Google News - over 5 years
Sabiendo que le queda poco tiempo, el soldado pide a "Fergus" (Stephen Rea) uno de sus captores, que le mande recuerdos a su novia (Jaye Davidson) en Londres. El juego de lágrimas ha empezado. Se trata de una película de suspenso llena de romanticismo
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DIVERGENTI 2011 - Gun Hill Road, di Rashaad Ernesto Green - Sentieri Selvaggi
Google News - almost 6 years
... di teatro strappati alla routine della scuola e della famiglia, il volto di Vanessa tridimensionale, parlante, una versione sedicenne e contemporanea della malinconia di Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game o della sua “alienità” mutante in Stargate
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SCÉNARIO - Ne me racontez pas la fin ! - Courrier International
Google News - almost 6 years
Quand Jaye Davidson, la star androgyne du film, a été sélectionné pour un oscar, “c'est devenu très délicat parce qu'il était sélectionné dans la catégorie meilleur second rôle, raconte Mme Swartz. On a donc donné des photos qui étaient très floues
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Why "The Dukes of Hazzard" is the Greatest Movie Ever Made - Dawg Sports
Google News - almost 6 years
While the following review contains nothing on the order of letting you know that Rosebud was a sled, Bruce Willis was dead, Jaye Davidson was a guy, or everybody on the Orient Express killed the victim (and while you probably would have figured it all
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On Demand picks - Boston Globe
Google News - almost 6 years
Kurt Russell and James Spader pass from archaeological dig to outer space, where they find Jaye Davidson (“Crying Game'') ruling over a sort of alien ancient Egypt. Snazzy special effects and a determination to steal only the best Hollywood cliches
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FILM; Spoiler Alert: It Hits an Iceberg
NYTimes - almost 6 years
THERE are two kinds of spoilers at the movies: The kind where someone gives away the plot point upon which the entire moviegoing experience rests, that ruins the movie before it's even begun, that makes you say ''I might as well stay home.'' And the type where someone tells you the ship sinks in ''Titanic.'' One can never be too careful. After all,
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COVER STORY; Between the Wraith and the Deep Blue Sea
NYTimes - over 12 years
FINALLY, an age-old mystery is solved: what happened to the lost continent of Atlantis. The island's people, threatened by an awesome enemy, deliberately submerged it beneath the sea. That's sort of what the Greeks believed -- except that it happened in another galaxy. In 2004, when a group of well-meaning Earth explorers visit the galaxy of
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FASHION WEEK; Is Fashion Still Cool?
NYTimes - over 13 years
WHO killed the cool in fashion? What exactly was it that drained the excitement out of this fascinating, frivolous, inspiring, transformative, gossamer and endlessly diverting business, one that also happens to be among the largest employers in New York City? It seems mere moments ago that the attention of mainstream America alighted on the humble
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FILM REVIEW; 5,000 Years of Action Shots for Boys
NYTimes - almost 16 years
''The Mummy Returns'' may be the least original motion picture ever, and there's a lot of competition for that title these days. It even beats its 1999 predecessor, ''The Mummy,'' because at least the first film wasn't stealing from itself in addition to the collected works of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas and Universal's 1930's genre films.
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Mogul in Love . . . With Winning; Monday Morning Quarterbacking After Miramax's Big Night
NYTimes - almost 18 years
The post-Oscar King of Hollywood lives in New York, behaves like an old-time studio mogul and has plenty of enemies. Especially this morning. In the aftermath of the unexpected triumph of ''Shakespeare in Love'' over ''Saving Private Ryan'' as best picture, Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman of Miramax, which made ''Shakespeare,'' was fielding phone
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