The actor Darren Kent, who was well-known for playing a goatherder in “Game of Thrones” and other films, has passed away. He was 39.
Early on Tuesday morning, Carey Dodd Associates, his London-based agency, posted the following on social media to confirm the news:
“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 agency’s post on Instagram added, “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.”
Kent’s age at the time of his dying was verified to CNN by Samantha Dodd. The cause of death was not made public.
In a famous 2014 episode of the popular television series “Game of Thrones,” Kent played a goatherder. Ten years prior, in the original “Shameless” series, he received his first screen credit.
Other credits include “Mirrors,” a 2008 horror movie starring Kiefer Sutherland, and “Snow White and the Huntsman,” a 2012 film. Kent performed in “Community” and the BBC’s “EastEnders” on television.
The ‘Yes’ Corpse was another character that Kent played in this year’s “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.” On his IMDb website, the actor listed six projects that were in the works, including a number of short films and the movie “What I Know.”