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Darren’s ability to command the undivided attention of an audience is remarkable. He is one of the country’s most experienced comedians, having done thousands of shows for fundraisers, corporate clients and comedy venues.
Most recently Darren joined the cast of the hit CBC show Mr. D playing the new addition of angry French teacher. In 2013, his appearance at the Halifax Comedy Festival drew rave reviews “a favorite amongst the sold-out audience”. In the same year he appeared at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Lost Girl, Strombo and CBC’s Debaters. For three years he was the host of the popular weekly Sirius XM radio show Anything Goes which has been nominated two years in a row for a Canadian Comedy Award.
He was twice awarded top ten comedy moments of the year by Toronto entertainment magazine NOW with another mention in the year-end comedy wrap of 2012. Darren has been awarded the prestigious Kari award for Best Performance in a Commercial in Canada. He has also performed in various comedy festivals including multiple appearances at Just For Laughs, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and LOL Sudbury. Darren is the only comic in Canadian history to release four different DVD’s of material independently.
Numerous movie/television appearances are among his credits too, including Hairspray with John Travolta, the Ethan Hawke film Assault on Precinct 13, the Drew Barrymore/Jimmy Fallon film Fever Pitch, a role in the Michael Douglas feature Don’t Say A Word, and a principle role in the Kojak series starring Ving Rhames.
Darren lends his voices to many cartoons as well, including: Looped, Camp LakeBottom, Chuck and Friends, BeyBlade, Bakughan Brawlers, Stoked, Sixteen, NBC Discovery Kids Time Warp Trio, PBS’s Timothy Goes to School, Showtime’s Gahan Wilson’s The Kid, and Fox’s Medabots. He also has been featured in many memorable national commercials currently the Cash For Life Fairy, and old favorites Microsoft’s Hermes Messenger of the Gods, and Listerine’s Action Hero Bottle.
Not of this earth or simply full of fudge: you decide. Direct from Brantford, Ontario, he’ll have you convicted and healed all at once.
“The makings of one of Canada’s greatest comedic monsters of our time.”
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