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Darren Kent Biography – Darren Kent Wiki
Darren Kent was an English actor, writer and director, who guest starred on popular UK TV series such as “EastEnders” and “Shameless”. He rose to international prominence after appearing in a 2014 episode of “Game of Thrones” as a goat herder from Slavers Bay.
The Essex, UK-born actor graduated from Italia Conti in 2007 and got his start in 2008 when he appeared in the film “Mirrors” and alongside Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron in the 2012 action film “Snow White and the Huntsman.”
Appearing in Game Of Thrones in 2014, he played a grieving father – Goatherd – taking his dead child to see Daenerys Targaryen, Mother Of Dragons, played by Emilia Clarke.
In addition to his time on “Thrones,” the actor worked with “24” star Kiefer Sutherland and “The Crown’s” Dominic West. According to the actor’s IMBD page, Kent appeared in the star-studded film “Dungeons And Dragons: Honour Among Thieves” as a corpse.
Kent won best actor at the Van D’or Awards in 2012 for his portrayal of the character Danny, in the short film Sunnyboy.
Away from acting, Kent also directed an episode of the 2021 BBC monologue series The Break, showcasing up-and-coming UK writers, and short film You Know Me.
His last performance was in the short film Birds Sorrow.
Darren Kent Age
Kent was born and raised in Essex. He died on August 11, 2023. He was 39 years old.
Darren Kent Wife
Was Darren Kent married? He was never married and therefore had no wife or partner.
“Game of Thrones” actor Darren Kent passed away on August 11, 2023, at the age of 39 due to long-term health struggles. The London-based performer with a signature Cockney accent was surrounded by friends and family at the time of his passing, according to his reps at Carey Dodd Associates.
“It is with deep sadness we have to tell you that our dear friend and client Darren Kent passed away peacefully on Friday,” the agency posted on Instagram. “His parents and best friend by his side. Our thoughts and love are with his family in this difficult time.”
“Darren was not only a talented actor, director and writer, he was truly one of the kindest people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. It has been a privilege and pleasure to have been a part of his journey. RIP my friend.”
Darren Kent Cause of Death
Darren Kent’s official cause of death has yet to be determined. He died after long battles with osteoporosis, arthritis and an extremely rare skin disorder.
What Skin Disorder did Darren Kent have?
According to the New York Post, Darren Kent died after long-term health struggles with osteoporosis, arthritis and an extremely rare skin disorder. Kent’s skin disorder hasn’t been revealed.
Darren Kent Illness
Darren Kent passes away following a long health battle with osteoporosis, arthritis and an extremely rare skin disorder. According to the National Health Service (NHS), Osteoporosis is a health condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break. It develops slowly over several years and is often only diagnosed when a fall or sudden impact causes a bone to break (fracture).
Since news of the actor’s death was announced, several colleagues and friends have come forward with their condolences.
Posting on X, formerly Twitter, writer-director Jane Gull said: “What a privilege it was to be your friend and to work together on so many projects over the years.
“Life won’t be the same without you. I will miss you so much. RIP darling Darren Kent.”
Makers of the film Love Without Walls wrote: “With heavy hearts, we share the heartbreaking news of our dear friend @darrenpaulkent’s passing.
“An acting luminary whose creativity inspired and left an indelible mark on and off-screen. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues at this devastating time.”
Screenwriter Ben Trebilcook wrote: “Love and thoughts to the friends and family of our talented, caring soul of a friend, Darren, who sadly passed away on Friday.
“Darren, an Essex writer, actor and director, directed our award winning short You Know Me. A true character who was Always creating and forever upbeat and encouraging, Darren will be sorely missed.”
Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle, who appeared with the actor in a 2019 short film, wrote: “My heart is broken my long time amazing, wonderful great friend Darren Kent has passed away my condolences to his family May he rest in peace he is one of Gods (sic) beautiful Angels he will be truly missed.”
Darren Kent Net Worth
Actor Darren Kent’s net worth is estimated to be £1 million.
Darren Kent Height
Kent was 5′ 3¾″ (1.62 m) tall.