Photograph by Guy Murray-Brown
Darren K. Ripley
PRODUCER / ACTOR as The Stranger.
Darren Ripley was born 11th August 1971 in Swansea, South Wales. He attended Olchfa Comprehensive School, and studied performing arts at Swansea College.
Darren Ripley’s film career began with the low budget feature film Tragic Irony, which he wrote, produced, directed and starred in. Following this he directed the HTV film Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem, which was screened at the Celtic Film Festival and on ITV 1 Wales.
In 2008, again he wrote, produced & directed horror-comedy The Gatekeeper starring Craig Kelly (Coronation Street), which was released in the USA & Canada. Darren was associate producer for the short film The Boxer (2009) – nominated for Best Short Film at Swansea Bay Film Festival. And co-produced and starred in the short psychological horror Wilderness (2010).
Darren Ripley's latest feature film, The Smoke, is currently on release. He is credited as writer/co-producer and stars in this new high profile feature film starring Matt Di Angelo. Darren is currently film Welcome To Curiosity.
Darren co-produced and stars in The Stranger, taking his first leading role in over a decade.