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Where Are They Now - Friday, December 23, 2016

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If you've ever seen the movie The Crying Game, then you are probably familiar with Jaye Davidson, who turned heads with his role as the transvestite lover of Forest Whitaker. Since then, not much has been heard about him. So, what is he doing now? Keep on reading to find out!

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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Catherine Deneuve: French actress, "Belle de jour", "The Last Metro", "Indochine"

Janet Leigh: She got killed in the shower in the Alfred Hitchcock movie "Psycho", she also appeared in "My Sister Eileen", "The Manchurian Candidate", "Bye Bye Birdie" and other movies

Carol Lynley: She has appeared in the movies "Under the Yum Yum Tree", "The Light in the Forest" and "The Poseidon Adventure"

(Answer at the bottom)




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Jaye Davidson

Learn More About Jaye Davidson on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: March 21, 1968, Riverside, California

BIRTH NAME: Alfred Amey

CLAIM TO FAME: He is best known for his role as transgender woman "Dil" in the 1992 suspense-drama thriller film The Crying Game.

INFO: Davidson left school when he was 16 and began doing odd jobs to support himself. He was working as a fashion designer when he was cast as Dil in The Crying Game, after being discovered by a casting associate at a wrap party. He went back to fashion after The Crying Game, appearing only in Stargate in the role of evil sun god Ra.

TRIVIA: His family moved to the United Kingdom when he was two years old, where Davidson grew up in Hertfordshire, England.

Earned an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Crying Game.

WHERE IS HE NOW: Davidson never really kept up much of an acting career, instead returning to his first passion: fashion. He has done some fashion shoots for big names like Steven Meisel for Italian Vogue; Michael Roberts for Joseph; and a GAP ad by Annie Leibowitz. Stephen Woolley, the producer of The Crying Game, said that Davidson currently resides in Paris and reportedly "was really happy".

CREDITS:

2009 The Borghilde Project(short)...Nazi Photographer

1994 Stargate...Ra

1994 Jiggery Pokery (TV movie)...Jo

1992 The Crying Game...Dil

To see Then & Now pictures of Jaye Davidson, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Catherine Deneuve - ALIVE
Born: 10/22/1943

Janet Leigh - DEAD (Vasculitis)
Born: 07/06/1927 Died: 10/03/2004

Carol Lynley - ALIVE
Born: 02/13/1942

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

12/21
Deddie Davies, 78, Welsh actress (The Railway Children, Stella).
Abdul Gafur Hali, 87, Bangladeshi singer, composer and lyricist.
Sam Leach, 81, British concert promoter and talent agent (The Beatles).
Sehmus Özer, 36, Turkish footballer (Amed, Mardinspor), traffic collision.

12/20
Lawrence Borst, 89, American politician, member of the Indiana House of Representatives (1967) and Senate (1968-2005).
Andrew Dorff, 40, American songwriter ("My Eyes", "Save It for a Rainy Day", "Somebody's Heartbreak").
Robert Eddins, 28, American football player (Buffalo Bills), shot.
Toby Hemenway, 64, American author and educator, cancer.
Patrick Jenkin, Baron Jenkin of Roding, 90, British politician, Secretary of State for Social Services (1979-1981), Industry (1981-1983), and Environment (1983-1985).
Michèle Morgan, 96, French film actress (Joan of Paris, Passage to Marseille, La Symphonie pastorale).
Jagannatha Varma, 77, Indian actor (Devasuram).

12/19
Ger Blok, 77, Dutch football manager (Honduras and Myanmar national teams).
Lionel Blue, 86, British rabbi, journalist and broadcaster, complications from Parkinson's disease.
Andrei Karlov, 62, Russian diplomat, Ambassador to Turkey (since 2013), shot.
Dick Latessa, 87, American actor (Hairspray; Promises, Promises; Stigmata).
Anupam Mishra, 68, Indian author, journalist and environmentalist.
Sir John Oakeley, 8th Baronet, 84, British Olympic yachtsman (1972).
Anique Poitras, 55, Canadian writer.
Fidel Uriarte, 71, Spanish footballer (Athletic Bilbao, national team).
Christopher Young, 71, British rugby league player (Hull Kingston Rovers, Great Britain), complications from cancer and chest infection.

12/18
Eddie Bailham, 75, Irish footballer (Shamrock Rovers, Wimbledon).
Ken Baird, 65, Canadian ice hockey player (Edmonton Oilers).
Rebecca Black, 39, New Zealand jockey, injuries sustained during race.
Saumitra Chaudhuri, 62, Indian economist, lung cancer.
Enrique Cirules, 78, Cuban writer.
Brendan J. Dugan, 69, American academic administrator, President of St. Francis College (since 2008).
Zsa Zsa Gabor, 99, Hungarian-born American actress (Moulin Rouge, Touch of Evil, Lili) and socialite, heart attack.
Ginjo Ganew (de), 88, Bulgarian politician.
Bobby Guanzon, 69, Filipino journalist and politician, cardiac arrest.
Sata Isobe, 72, Japanese volleyball player, Olympic champion (1964).
China Machado, 86 or 87, Chinese fashion model, cardiac arrest.
Léo Marjane, 104, French singer.
Rachel Owen, 48, British academic and print-maker, cancer.
Gustavo Quintero, 76, Colombian singer-songwriter.
Gordie Tapp, 94, Canadian country singer and entertainer (Hee Haw).

12/17
Houshmand Almasi, 88, Iranian Olympic fencer (1964).
Guillermo Benites, 75, Argentine-born American news anchor (Univision).
Bob Coburn, 68, American radio personality (Rockline).
Eric Defoort, 73, Belgian politician, President of the European Free Alliance (since 2010).
Edmond Farhat, 83, Lebanese Maronite Catholic hierarch, Apostolic Nuncio (1989-2009).
Benjamin A. Gilman, 94, American politician, U. S. Representative from New York (1973-2003), complications from hip surgery.
Walter Hachborn, 95, Canadian businessman, co-founder of Home Hardware.
William T. "Bill" Hanna, 86, American politician, Mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana (1978-1982).
Louis Harris, 95, American opinion polling entrepreneur, journalist, and author.
Henry Heimlich, 96, American physician, inventor of the Heimlich maneuver, complications from a heart attack.
William H. Hudnut III, 84, American politician, U.S. Representative from Indiana (1973-1975), Mayor of Indianapolis (1976-1992).
Gordon Hunt, 87, American director (The Jetsons, Uncharted) and actor (Dilbert).
Leanid Marakou, 58, Belarusian journalist, writer and historian, brain cancer.
Anne Ranasinghe, 91, German-born Sri Lankan poet.
Ismoil Talbakov, 61, Tajik politician.

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