Darren Kent was born and raised in Essex with a gravelly Cockney accent. He graduated from Italia Conti in 2007. After his college studies, he went on to become a Pontins Bluecoat. He went on to film his first acting role, starring in the 20th-Century-Fox Film 'Mirrors'. He is a keen writer and has wrote several feature films and shorts. He wrote, directed and starred in one of these back in 2013, titled 'Abusing Protocol'.