Darren Boyd: Popular Movies & TV Shows, Personal Life Talks

By Sujata Limbu | Updated On: 05 Mar, 2020
Darren Boyd: Popular Movies & TV Shows, Personal Life Talks

Darren Boyd is a TV actor and a writer known for films like Imagine Me & You (2005), Spy (2011), and Four Lions (2010). Also, he is remembered for his remarkable work in the 2011 film Holy Flying Circus- which is a BBA Production. 

He was nominated for the BAFTA award for his performance in the film Spy and was a recipient of a British Comedy Award in 2011. Also, he remained a nominee for the Royal Television Society Award in 2012.

Darren Boyd’s Bio 

Darren stands at a height of 1.93 meters (6 ft 4 in). 

Hailing from Hastings, East Sussex of England, Darren was born as Darren John Boyd on 30 January 1971. As a kid, he was a very shy lacking self-confidence; as a result, he never sparked in school nor explored any sports or extra activities. He later moved to London at around 24-25 years of age. 

Married Life With Wife

Darren got married to his wife named Amanda Ashy, a nutritionist, on 24 January 2004. The pair have welcomed two beautiful daughters: Della and Eliza, since then.   


Darren Boyd with wife Amanda Ashy and daughters: Della and Eliza Boyd (Photo: Amanda Ashy's Twitter)

However, every family doesn’t always have a happy story. 

Wife Is A Lesbian?

Amanda is in a relationship with a woman named Rachel Bednarski as of 2020. She came out as a lesbian publicly, sharing a picture on 14 February 2020- where she was kissing her beau Rachel.

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Amanda Ashy and partner Rachel Bednarski in February 2020 (Photo: Amanda Ashy 's Instagram)

Although Amanda is public about her relationship with Rachel, she and Darren both have not hinted on any divorce or split. 

Career Journey

Darren faced a metamorphosis stage at the age of sixteen when a random person offered him in the musical Carousel while waiting for his friend outside. 

Later, an English writer, actor, and comedian, Chris Langham, got impressed by him and wrote a part for Darren in his sitcom, Kiss Me Kate, in 1998. Since then, he has appeared in many movies and Tv shows. 

Movies & Tv Shows

Some of his movies are The Legend of the Tamworth Two (2004), Ladies and Gentlemen (2007), Christmas at the Riviera (2007), Bike Squad (2008), May Contain Nuts (2009), and Royal Wedding (2010).

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Similarly, he has starred several TV shows such as Smack the Pony (1999-2003), Little Robots (2003), Watching Ellie (2002), Love Soup (2005), Green Wing (2006), ReGenesis (2006), Fortitude (2015-2018), and Stan Lee's Lucky Man (2016-2018).  

Interesting facts

  • Darren and Amanda's oldest daughter Della was born in 2013 and Eliza was born on 22 March 2014. 

  • Amanda has worked in the 2001 Tv series Six Feet Under and the 2003 TV series, Paradise Hotel. 

  • Darren first met his wife while filming in Los Angeles.