'Game of Thrones' actor Darren Kent passes away


British actor Darren Kent, known for 'Game of Thrones', has sadly passed away at 30s. His talent shone in various roles including film & TV like 'Mirrors', 'GOT', and 'Dungeons and Dragons'.

British actor Darren Kent, known for his portrayal in the 'Game of Thrones', has passed away. According to a report by US-based news source Variety, Kent drew his last breath on August 11, leaving us in his late 30s.

The tragic news of his demise was officially announced by his talent agency, Carey Dodd Associates, in a heartfelt statement shared on Twitter this Tuesday.

"With heavy hearts, we regret to inform you about the peaceful passing of our beloved friend and client, Darren Kent, on Friday. He was surrounded by his parents and closest companion during his final moments. Our condolences and affection go out to his family during this challenging period. Rest in peace, dear friend," expressed the agency.

Hailing from Essex, Kent spent his formative years there and completed his education at Italia Conti, graduating in 2007. His initial significant acting venture was in the horror film 'Mirrors' in 2008. Subsequently, he gained prominence through his involvement in the Emmy-winning series 'Game of Thrones'. In the show, Kent portrayed a goatherd in the region of Slavers Bay.

His most recent appearance was as a reanimated cadaver in the 2023 cinematic production 'Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves'.

Kent's extensive repertoire encompasses various works such as 'Snow White and the Huntsman', 'Marshal’s Law', 'Bloody Cuts', 'The Frankenstein Chronicles', 'Blood Drive', and 'Birds Sorrow', among others.

Notably, Kent's talent was acknowledged when he secured the best actor award at the Van D’or Awards in 2012 for his role as Danny in 'Sunny Boy', a character afflicted by a rare skin condition preventing sun exposure. Coincidentally, Kent also grappled with a skin ailment, in addition to osteoporosis and arthritis.

In addition to his acting accolades, Kent flourished as an accomplished writer and director. His directorial piece, the short film "You Know Me," released in 2021, merited him a January Award, as reported by Variety.

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