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Bertie Carvel Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Carvel
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Comes from a long line of journalists – his father, grandfather and great-grandfather all worked for prominent London newspapers
  • Is a black belt in the Shaolin System Nam-Pai-Chuan of Kung Fu
  • Originated the role of Miss Trunchbull in the West End production of Matilda the Musical in 2011 and later transferred with the show to Broadway in 2013
  • While playing the role of Miss Trunchbull, he received fan mail addressed to "Ms
  • Carvel," which he had framed
  • Is the voice for the Imperial Agent character in the video game Star Wars: The Old Republic



    • Sally Scott -- Ex-significant Other
    • John Carvel -- Father
    • Bob Carvel -- Grandfather