Darren Kent was a British actor, writer, and producer garnered recognition for his appearances in popular series like “Game of Thrones” and “EastEnders.” Beyond these well-known shows, Darren’s talents spanned a diverse range of creative endeavors.
Height- 1.62 m
Weight- 64 kg (approx.)
Born- 30 March 1987
Birthplace- Essex, United Kingdom
Death- Friday (August 11/2023)
Profession-Actor and Producer
details about his parents remain private. His artistic journey was enriched by his education at the renowned Italia Conti drama school, where he honed his skills and eventually graduated in the year 2007.
Renowned for his role in Game of Thrones, actor Darren Bent remained unmarried throughout his life and thus never had a wife. Additionally, there were no publicly known instances of the actor having a girlfriend.
His initial venture into the world of film occurred with the 2008 horror flick “Mirrors,” sharing the screen with Kiefer Sutherland.
The year 2012 marked a pinnacle in Darren Kent’s career as he clinched the esteemed title of best actor at the Van D’or Awards for his compelling rendition of Danny in the short film “Sunnyboy.”
In 2014, he took on a poignant role as a grief-stricken father in “Game of Thrones.” His portrayal as the Goatherd involved a heartrending scene where he brought his deceased child to encounter Emilia Clarke’s character, Daenerys Targaryen, the Mother of Dragons.
Beyond his acting endeavors, Kent showcased his multifaceted talents by directing an episode of the 2021 BBC monologue series “The Break,” which served as a platform for emerging UK writers. He also directed the short film “You Know Me,” further underscoring his prowess in filmmaking.
- “My Feral Heart” (2016)
- “Abusing Protocol” (Asylum Blackout) (2011)
- “The Little Stranger” (2018)
- “Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves” (2023)
- “Love Without Walls” (2023)
- “Jeepers Creepers: Reborn” (2022)
- “Mirrors” (2008)
- “Welcome to Essex” (2018)
- “The Outer Darkness” (2015)
- “Stainless Steel Soul”
- “A Beautiful Debt”
- “The Eternal”
- “Rise of Fizzy Pop”
- “The Man Who Wouldn’t Die”
- “What I Know”
- “Twitcher” (2013)
- “You Know Me”
- “In Two Minds”
- “C.O.O.L.I.O Time Travel Gangster”
- “Meadow Lane”
- “Room 301”
- “Boris In The Forest” (2015)
- “Catford Jesus” (2017)
- “Back Up” (2021)
- “Lockdown Lowdown: Global Glance”
- “Sunny Boy”
- “Tides that Bind Us”
Kent, in addition, achieved recognition as both an acclaimed writer and director. As reported by Variety, he directed the short film ‘You Know Me’ in 2021, for which he was honored with a January Award.
Net Worth 2023
The approximate net worth of Darren Kent was valued at around $1.7 million.
Cause Of Death
Darren Kent, a talented actor known for his roles in popular series such as “Game of Thrones,” “Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves,” and “EastEnders,” sadly passed away on Friday at the age of 36. Furthermore, the actor also confronted a skin disorder, alongside contending with osteoporosis and arthritis.
The news of his passing was officially confirmed by his talent agency, Carey Dodd Associates, through a heartfelt statement shared on their Twitter account this Tuesday.
“With heavy hearts, we share the news of the peaceful passing of our cherished friend and client, Darren Kent, on Friday,” the agency expressed. “Surrounded by his parents and closest friend, he found solace. During this challenging time, our thoughts and love go out to his family. May he rest in peace.”
Darren Kent’s departure leaves a void in the entertainment industry, but his contributions and artistic legacy will undoubtedly continue to resonate for years to come.