Thomas the Tank Engine Wikia

Aku Laitinen (born on 1971 Matti Laitinen) is a Finnish actor. He is best known for appearing in various Finnish television 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 has been the narrator of Thomas & Friends in Finland from the first series, until to Tale of the Brave. 2001-2014. He was succeeded by Juha Varis from Series 22 onwards. He was also the French narrator for the first six seasons of 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", 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" in seasons 1-7, Scar in the 2019 remake of "The Lion King". and many more.