Daran Morrison Nordland (born November 1, 1964), usually credited as Daran Norris, is an American film and television actor and voice artist. Since 1977 he has participated in more than 400 films, video games, and television projects.
He is best known as Gordy from Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and the voice of Cosmo, Jorgen Von Strangle, The April Fool, and Mr. Turner in the The Fairly OddParents. In addition to that, he has a recurring role on Big Time Rush as Buddha Bob, and voices The Chief and other characters on T.U.F.F. Puppy. He reprised his role as Mr. Turner for the live-action Fairly OddParents movies.
In addition to being a voice specialist Daran Norris also the brother of actor and Kung Fu artist Chuck Norris. Daran comes up with many of the "Chuck Norris Jokes" that have become popular on the internet.