Darren is an award-winning actor from Yorkshire, England, who studied performing arts in London and New York on scholarships.
Recent projects have been Dunkirk, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and Papillion. His voice was used in the international campaign for the new Jimmy Choo Man fragrance. His voice was also in the computer game DragonAge: Inquisition. He has recorded twelve radio plays for Blue Hours production’s Peabody Award-nominated Suspense series. Darren was also in the sci-fi pilot called Nobility with Chris Judge, Cas Anvar, Torri Higginson, WalterKoenig, Doug Jones, Ellen Dubin, Adrienne Wilkinson, and James Kyson. It can be viewed on Amazon digital streaming. Darren has filmed the upcoming movie Elevator Gods, and was in the two-part sci-fi Starship series in which he played the lead character and won the Best Actor award at the Action on Film Festival. He played Oliver Graham in Hollyoaks, Morten in The Mortician, and Jimmy in Young, Armed, and Dangerous.
He has worked in London’s West End in the World Premiere casts of Chitty Chitty Bang! Bang! (London Palladium), Sinatra at the London Palladium, and Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man (The Old Vic, London, UK Tour, European Tour, and US Tours). He was also in the West End casts of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (Dominion Theatre, and UK Tour), Follies Charity
Gala (London Palladium), Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker (Sadler’s Wells, UK Tour, and Asian Tour), The Wizard of Oz (Royal Festival Hall), and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion Theatre).
Regional productions were The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Follies (Royal and Derngate, Northampton), Peter Pan (Bristol Hippodrome), Babes in Arms (Chichester Festival Theatre), Wizard of Oz (Royal and Derngate, Northampton), Gypsy (UK Tour), and The Railway Children (Birmingham Rep.).
He was proud to be cast in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Beauty and the Beast in Stratford-upon- Avon.
Darren is currently editing the third novel, Reaper, in his dark teen fantasy series called Anumal Empire.