|Character Profile||List of appearances|
Darren Osborne (neé Mark Roscoe) is the biological son of Sandy Roscoe (although he told that Celia Osborne was his biological mother) and Jack Osborne, the half-brother of Joe, Freddie, Ziggy, Robbie, Jason Roscoe, Ruth Osborne and Bethany Cunningham, the ex-husband of Hannah Ashworth and Nancy Hayton, the adoptive father of Charlie Dean, Brooke Hathaway and Darren Osborne Jr., and the father of Jack Osborne Jr., Francine and Oscar Osborne.
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- Actor Adam Booth quit the show in 1997, and the role was recast to Ashley Taylor Dawson, who first appeared as Darren in September 1999.
- Alex Carter, who later played Lee Hunter auditioned for the role of Darren, but lost out to Ashley Taylor Dawson.
- Actor Ashley Taylor Dawson left the show in 2000 to focus on his band, allSTARS*. He later returned to the role in 2003.
- 2010-2013: Darren throws a bouquet of flowers at the camera.
- 2013-2016: Darren stands in a room full of cogs, looking at the camera which zooms into his eye to reveal the Hollyoaks logo.
- 2016-2019: Darren rides on a carousel with Nancy.
- 2019: Darren rides on a carousel alone.
- 2019-: Darren attends a party inside The Hutch with Mandy, Ella, Luke, Oscar, Charlie, Jack, Nancy and Kyle.
|Tony Hutchinson • Cindy Cunningham • Mandy Morgan • Jack Osborne • Darren Osborne • Luke Morgan • Tom Cunningham • Nancy Osborne • Mercedes McQueen • Warren Fox • John Paul McQueen • Nana McQueen • Diane Hutchinson • Liberty Savage • Joel Dexter • Maxine Minniver • Sienna Blake • Peri Lomax • Leela Lomax • Grace Black • Scott Drinkwell • Sally St. Claire • James Nightingale • Marnie Nightingale • Liam Donovan • Lisa Loveday • Courtney Campbell • Goldie McQueen • Yasmine Maalik • Kyle Kelly • Misbah Maalik • Damon Kinsella • Brody Hudson • Imran Maalik • Sami Maalik • Oliver Morgan • Sylver McQueen • Romeo Quinn • Brooke Hathaway • Martine Deveraux • Juliet Quinn • Walter Deveraux • Mitchell Deveraux • Sid Sumner • Edward Hutchinson • Celeste Faroe • Toby Faroe • Jordan Price • Verity Hutchinson • George Kiss|