Friday, “Game of Thrones” actor Darren Kent, 36, died after a long fight with osteoporosis, arthritis, and an extremely rare skin disorder. Representatives from Carey Dodd Associates say that the London-based artist who was known for his Cockney accent was with friends and family when he died.
“It is with deep sadness that we have to tell you that our dear friend and client Darren Kent passed away peacefully on Friday,” the agency wrote on Facebook. “At his side were his parents and best friend. During this hard time, our thoughts and love are with his family.”
What Happened with Darren Kent?
Darren Kent, a well-known British actor who was in “Game of Thrones” on HBO and the English soap series “EastEnders,” died suddenly and tragically at the age of 36. Carey Dodd Associates, his talent agency, revealed the news and said that Kent died last Friday while he was surrounded by his loved ones.
The official cause of Kent’s death has not yet been found. The actor from Essex, UK, got his start in 2008 with the movie “Mirrors.” In 2012, he was in “Snow White and the Huntsman” with Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, and Charlize Theron. In addition to working on “Thrones,” the actor also worked with Kiefer Sutherland of “24” and Dominic West of “The Crown.”
The actor’s IMBD page says that Kent played a dead body in the “Dungeons and Dragons” movie, which had a lot of famous people in it. Since the actor’s death was made public, many of his coworkers and friends have come forward to express their sorrow.
Why did Darren Kent die?
Lee Mead, who was in one of Kent’s movies and wrote about it, said that Darren was a great person. “He always gives people his time and is always happy. He was also a good actress, and he did a lot. This is very sad news.”
Kent’s big break as an actor came at the Mushroom Theatre Company, which also paid homage. “So very very sad to hear about the passing of our patron @darrenpaulkent,” the theater company wrote. “At this hard time, our thoughts are with his family and friends.”
Director Jane Gull said, “What a privilege it was to know you and work with you on so many projects over the years.” “Without you, life won’t be the same. I will really miss you. Dear Darren Kent, rest in peace.”
Ben Trebilcook, who is friends with Kent and works as a scriptwriter, also wrote a tribute to his friend. “Love and thoughts to the friends and family of our talented, caring friend Darren Kent, who passed away on Friday,” wrote Trebilcook.
“Darren, a writer, actress, and director from Essex, was in charge of our short film “You Know Me,” which won an award. Darren was a real character who was always making things and was always positive and supportive.