Earlier today, news broke that 36-year-old actor Darren Kent, popularly known for his roles on hit shows such as Game of Thrones and EastEnders, has passed away. The announcement was made by his agency, Carey Dodd Associates, on Twitter. The agency stated that Kent had “passed away peacefully on Friday,” and his unexpected passing has deeply saddened the world of entertainment and the fans who loved him and his characters.
What did the agency say about Darren Kent’s passing?
On Twitter (now known as X), Carey Dodd Associates wrote in a text post: “It is with deep sadness we have to tell you that our dear friend and client Darren Kent passed away peacefully on Friday. His parents and best friend by his side. Our thoughts and love are with his family in this difficult time. RIP my friend.” The actor, who suffered from a rare skin disorder, won many awards for his memorable performances and will be missed by all who knew him.
What is Darren Kent’s legacy in film and his cinematic achievements?
Darren Kent’s cinematic legacy includes a diverse range of hit projects. A child actor from Essex, Kent has featured in several major productions, including Game of Thrones, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, and the BBC adaptation of Les Misérables. Kent earned numerous accolades and recognition for his powerful acting skills, including a 2012 Van d’Or Independent Film Awards Best Actor award for his lead role in Sunny Boy, in which he portrayed a boy living with a rare skin condition. In recent work, Kent was also writing and directing, with a 2021 award-winning short film under his belt.