Daran Norris

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NameDaran Norris
BirthdayNov 1 1964
Net worth$4 million

Daran Morrison Norland who is professionally known as Daran Norris is an American Actor. He has worked in more than 400 works including films, video games, anime and programs. He is renowned for his works in Gordy in Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide; Cliff McCormack in Veronica Mars; the voices of Cosmo, Mr. Turner, Jorgen Von Strangle, and Anti-Cosmo in The Fairly OddParents franchise; Buddha Bob in Big Time Rush; Spottswoode in Team America: World Police and Knock Out in Transformers: Prime. In anime, he is best known for his roles as Tasuki and Mercurymon in the English dubs of Fushigi Yûgi and Digimon Frontier respectively.

Net worth

Being a versatile actor and having a career in television, film, and voice acting, Daran Norris has estimated a net worth of $4 million. His wide set of talent in acting in movies like “Team America: World Police”, contributions to various animated series like “The Fairly Odd Parents”, “The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius”, and “Ben 10” as a voice actor and his appearances in live action television shows such as “Veronica Mars” and  “iZombie”, reflects largely on his successful career, status in the industry and wealth.

Daran Norris

While being a notable figure in the public, there is not much known about specific details about Daran Norris’s real estate holdings or deals. They are not available in the public domain for the audience to view. While it isn’t uncommon for successful actors like him to invest on properties and own a few on their own. 

Early Life, Education and Parents Details

Daran Norris was born on November 1, 1964, in Ferndale Washington, USA. He is said to have graduated from Ferndale High School in 1983, though there is not much information about his early life and education. However, it is known that he started his career in acting in the late 1980s and has been in the industry becoming an incredible actor. Although there is not much information about the personal life of Norris, he has established himself as a respected and seasoned actor and voice actor in the industry. 

Daran Norris

Daran Norris’s talent and dedication to his craft is commendable and have earned him a great amount of roles in animated series, films, and television shows, showcasing his range as a performer. Even though we know very little about him as his personal life remains relatively private, his professional achievements speak volumes about his professional ethics and commitment to his work.



1988HobgoblinsClub Scum MC
1989Vice AcademyLaundromat John
1998Billy FrankensteinGeorgeCredited as Daran W. Norris
Invisible DadAndrew BailyDirect-to-video
The Souler OppositeYoung Man
1999The Kid with X-ray EyesHarry Stamper
2001In the BedroomRed Sox ReplayVoice role
2004The Greatest Short Film Ever!!!DirectorShort film
Comic Book: The MovieCommander Courage / Bruce Easly
2008El SonomaJanitor Smithson
2013I Know That VoiceHimselfDocumentary
2014Veronica MarsCliff McCormack
2023The KillerDeep South Lounge Greeter


1991Earth AngelFlat TopTelevision film
1995–1996Mad TVWaiter / Passbyer
1999BeckerManEpisode: “Choose Me”
The JerseyCounselorEpisode: “Heroes”
2002Son of the BeachKaraoke EmceeEpisode: “Empty the Dragon”
2004–2007Ned’s Declassified School Survival GuideGordy
Recurring role (season 1); main role (seasons 2–3)
Voice role (season 1)
2004–2007, 2019Veronica MarsCliff McCormackRecurring role
2005Grounded for LifeGlamorous ManEpisode: “Tom Sawyer”
2007Ben 10: Race Against TimeDiamondheadVoice; television film
2008Gym Teacher: The MovieAnnouncerTelevision film
2009Imagination MoversCaptain TerrificEpisode: “Captain Terrific”
Party DownTony CarollaEpisode: “Investors Dinner”
Tracey Ullman’s State of the UnionLarry KingEpisode 2.1
2009–2013Big Time RushBuddha BobRecurring role
2011A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!Cosmo/Mr. TurnerTelevision film
Desperate HousewivesPhilEpisode: “The Art of Making Art”
2012A Fairly Odd ChristmasCosmo/Mr. TurnerTelevision film
2014A Fairly Odd SummerCosmo/Mr. TurnerTelevision film
2015–2019iZombieJohnny FrostRecurring role, 12 episodes
2015Dog with a BlogColonel FinkEpisode: “Stan’s Secret is Out”
2016Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much EverythingJefferson LandryEpisode: “The Cabin”
2016100 Things to Do Before High SchoolJanitorEpisode: “Leave Your Mark Thing!”; uncredited
2016The Real O’NealsGame Show HostEpisode: “The Real Dates”
2018The ThundermansCommander Dirk TrumboEpisode: “The Thunder Games”
2022The Fairly OddParents: Fairly OdderCosmo, Jorgen Von StrangleVoice role

Controversies and Relationships

Daran Norris was married to voice actress Mary Elizabeth McGlynn from June 17, 1988 to May 25, 2012. After that, in the year 2021 he got married to his husband, who is also an actor, Ray Garcia. There are not many details about his relationships and does not have a controversy and public drama as he likes to keep his personal life private. 

Daran Norris

More info

Height1.88 m
BirthplaceFerndale, Washington, United States


Who was the original voice of Cosmo?

Daran Norris voiced the original voice of Cosmo.

Who voices Timmy Turner’s dad?

Daran Norris voices Timmy Turner’s dad.

What is Daran Norris’s height?

Daran Norris’s height is 1.88 m.

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