Jaye Davidson is an American-British model and retired actor. Jaye played the "god" Ra in the original Stargate film. He was famous for his role in the film The Crying Game, and Stargate was his second film. It is notable that he was supposedly paid 1 million dollars for the role of Ra. Davidson is gay. Davidson was born in Riverside, California, outside of Los Angeles, to a Ghanaian father and English mother. His family moved to the United Kingdom when he was two years old, where Davidson grew up in Hertfordshire, England. He was the first Mixed Race British actor to be nominated for an Oscar.