Bertie Carvel Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 45 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth September 6, 1977

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.82 m)
Weight 78 kg (171 lbs)
Body Type Average
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Known For Doctor Foster
Full Name Robert Hugh Carvel
Profession Actor
Nationality British
Birthplace Marylebone, London, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Robert Hugh Carvel is a British actor. As a television actor, he is known for playing Jonathan Strange in Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell and as Simon Foster in Doctor Foster. He is an award-winning actor and has won many awards for his best performances.

Robert Hugh Carvel aka Bertie Carvel was born in Marylebone, London. He comes from a well-educated family as his father served as a journalist and his mother served as a psychologist.

He completed his education from University, College, School, Hampstead.


Carvel has appeared in The Life of Galileo and The Man of Mode at the National Theatre, Parade at the Donmar Warehouse, and Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Apart from acting, Carvel tried his luck in the field of direction and directed a debut play named ‘Strife’ at the Minerva Theatre Chichester, in 2016.

In September 2017, Carvel played Rupert Murdoch in James Graham’s play Ink, which debuted at the Almeida Theatre before transferring to the West End.

During his prolific career, the multi-talented man has done a lot of work in multiple professions. He is recognized as a best actor for his latest release ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ in 2021.


His Laurence Olivier Awards include Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for a role as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda the Musical and Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his portrayal of Rupert Murdoch in Ink. He won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for this role as well.

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Bertie Carvel Education

Qualification Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, University of Sussex
School University College School

Bertie Carvel Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Doctor Foster

Net Worth: USD $5 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: John Carvel

Mother: Patricia



Marital Status: Married

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