Daran Norris
Daran Norris
Born Daran Morrison Nordland
November 1, 1964
Other Darran Norris

Darren Norris
Darin Norris
Daran W. Norris
Daran Norrie
Jack Hammer
Justin Shyder
Chris Baker
James Penrod
Rob Thomas
Bob Thomas
Robert Thomas

Occupation Actor, voice actor
Spouse(s) Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

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 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! and A Fairly Odd Christmas.

In-character as Cosmo, he and Susanne Blakeslee co-announced the 2003 Kids' Choice Awards.

He also voiced Egburt in Nick Jr.'s Oswald.

He has also done minor voice roles on ChalkZone, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Danny Phantom.

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.

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