Aku Laitinen (born as Matti Laitinen) is a Finnish actor. He is best known for appearing in various Finnish TV dramas and comedies, but he is most famously known as the voice over of Robby Ray Stewart from "Hannah Montana", Mr. Burns from "The Simpsons Movie", The Joker from "Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite", and "Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem", He is the narrator of Thomas & Friends in Finland. He has also worked as a narrator for "Spongebob Squarepants",
Other Finnish dubbing credits include: Obi-Wan Kenobi in "Lego Star Wars", Santa Claus in "Make Way for Noddy", Bananas B in "American Dragon: Jake Long", and Roger Doofenshmirtz in "Phineas and Ferb". Fu-Fu in "Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat", Uncle Grandpa in "Uncle Grandpa", Larry The Lobster in "Spongebob Squarepants", and many more
He can speak fluent English, Swedish and German.
He currently lives in Riihimäki, a town in southern Finland.
- He, Marek Robaczewski, Lena Meieran, Sigbjørn Solheim and Samuel Harjanne all worked on "Hannah Montana".
- He, Radovan Vaculík, Ringo Starr, Carlos Enrique Bonilla, Jorge Ornelas, Enzo Avolio, Víctor Delgado, Bohuslav Kalva, Daiki Nakamura, Marjolein Algera, Jukka Voutilaninen, Shinobu Adachi, Pasi Ruohonen, Loretta Santini, Olga Hnidey, Don Nemitz, Bin Shimada, Reinder van der Naalt, Ángel Amorós, Gerardo Reyero, Luis Alfonso Padilla, Octavio Rojas, Louise Raeder, Humberto Vélez, Hadar Shachaf Ma'ayan, Chie Kōjiro, Samuel Harjanne, Keiko Toda, Pierce Brosnan, George Carlin, Alec Baldwin, Nicolás Frías and Kari Tamminen all worked on "The Simpsons".
- He, Juha Varis, Jukka Voutilaninen, and Samuel Harjanne, have provided voices in the Finnish dub of "Ratatouille".
- He, Antti L. J. Pääkkönen and Pasi Ruohonen have provided voices in the Finnish dub of "Spongebob Squarepants".
- Trond Teigen, Anna Gajewska, Paweł Szczesny, Juha Paananen, Santiago Ziesmer, Sander de Heer, Irina Índigo, Dariusz Odija, Øyvind Borgemoen Lyse, Kari Tamminen, Jorge Teixeira, Julia Pistor, Danny Houtkooper, Kaihiamal Martínez, César Díaz Capilla, Duncan Lamont, Markus Bäckman, Kim Seung-jun, Rokurō Naya, Rita Engelmann, Jarosław Boberek, Zvika Schwartzberg, Gerald Schaale, Andreas von der Meden, Talya Barkay and Alec Baldwin have also worked on "SpongeBob SquarePants".
- Both he and Susa Saukko have provided voices in the Finnish dub of "Pound Puppies".
- He, Antti L. J. Pääkkönen, Samuel Harjanne and Petrus Kähkönen have provided voices in the Finnish dub of "Phineas and Ferb".
- He, Pasi Ruohonen, Jarmo Koski, Petri Hanttu, and Juha Paananen have provided voices in the Finnish dub of "American Dragon: Jake Long".
- He, Juha Varis, Jukka Voutilainen and Petrus Kähkönen have provided voices in the Finnish dub of "Zootopia".
- He, Rachel Dawson, María Sánchez, Pasi Ruohonen, Rob Rackstraw, Tim Whitnall, Simen Sand, Wayne Jackman, Dan and Nuria Wicksman, Danny Houtkooper, Kerry Shale and Antti L. J. Pääkkönen have all worked on "Roary the Racing Car".