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Daran Morrison Nordlund (born November 1, 1964), better known as Daran Norris, is an American comedic actor and voice artist. He has appeared or voiced characters in more than 400 films, video games, and television programs, including: Gordy in Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide; Cliff McCormack in Veronica Mars; the voices of Cosmo, Jorgen Von Strangle, and Mr. Turner in The Fairly OddParents; Buddha Bob in Big Time Rush; and Knock Out in Transformers Prime.

Career

Born in Ferndale, Washington, Norris graduated from Ferndale High School in 1983. Norris has been an actor since 1988, beginning such work in television commercials for Pop-Tarts, and moving into film, television, and voice work in early-mid 90s. His first film was Hobgoblins in 1988. Afterwards, he moved to television.

Among his voice projects, Norris voiced characters in 22 episodes of Codename: Kids Next Door from 2002 through 2007, and 18 episodes of The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack from 2008 through 2009. He is noted for voicing the lead Dick Daring in 71 episodes of The Replacements from 2006 through 2009, and for voicing Mr. Turner, Cosmo, and Jorgen Von Strangle, for The Fairly OddParents franchise from 2001 to 2018, including 126 episodes of the television series, six specials, and seven TV movies, as well as voicing these same characters in the related Jimmy Timmy Power Hour trilogy. In October 2010, Norris voiced the Decepticon Knock Out in The Hub TV network original series, Transformers: Prime. He has also been a voice over in the popular anime show Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. Most recently, Norris recurs as the voice of The Chief and The Chameleon in the 2010 series T.U.F.F. Puppy. He also does the voice of Wile E. Coyote in The Looney Tunes Show. Norris also played Mr. Turner in the special live-action television film A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!. He also is the voice of Jack Smith (Stan Smith's estranged father) on American Dad.

He was previously married to voice actress Mary Elizabeth McGlynn in 1988. They divorced in 2012.

Filmography

Animation Dubbing

Animated Series

  • Walter Melon (1997-1998) - Tape Voice (ep. 10a), Bystander (ep. 10b), Flash (ep. 10b), Robotroll (ep. 10b), Corporal Fixey (ep. 19a), Narrator (ep. 19a), Irving (ep. 19b), Sir Dancelot (ep. 19b), Announcer (ep. 25b), Dr. Henry Jiggle (ep. 26a)
  • Jason and the Heroes of Mount Olympus (2001) - Dracchus
  • Totally Spies! (2001-2013) - B.O.B. (ep. 32), Bruce (ep. 32), Russian Tourguide (ep. 32), Sly (ep. 32)
  • Origami Warriors (2004) - Leader, Announcer

Animated Films

Anime Dubbing

Anime

OVAs & Specials

Anime Films

Video Game Dubbing

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