Darren Kent, the actor famous for his role of a goatherder in “Game of Thrones” among other titles, has died. He was 39.

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The news was confirmed by his London-based agency Carey Dodd Associates, who posted the news on social media, early Tuesday morning:

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“It is with deep sadness we have to tell you that our dear friend and client Darren Kent passed away peacefully on Friday.

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His parents and best friend by his side. Our thoughts and love are with his family in this difficult time. RIP my friend”

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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

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I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. It has been a privilege and pleasure to have been a part of his journey.”

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Samantha Dodd confirmed Kent’s age at the time of his passing to CNN. No cause of death was disclosed.

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Kent appeared as a goatherder in a memorable 2014 episode of the hit show “Game of Thrones.” His first screen credit came a decade earlier, in the original series “Shameless.”

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Other film credits include the Kiefer Sutherland 2008 horror film “Mirrors” and 2012’s “Snow White and the Huntsman.” On television, Kent acted in “Community” 

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Kent also appeared as the ‘Yes’ Corpse in this year’s “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves.” According to his IMDb page

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the actor had six upcoming titles in development, including several shorts and the feature “What I Know.”

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most recently was featured in a memorable comedic scene as a rather unhelpful reanimated

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Director Jonathan Goldstein posted a tribute to Kent on X, formerly Twitter, calling him "a sweet, talented, funny actor gone too soon."

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