Robert Hugh Carvel born , known as Bertie Carvel, is an English actor, best known for his work in musical theatre. Contents. [hide]. Background Theatre Roles in other media Filmography. . Film . Television . Theatre . Video games. Awards and nominations References .Bertie Carvel, Actor Les Miserables. Bertie Carvel was born in in London, England as Robert Carvel. He is an actor, known for Les Miserables , The Crimson Petal and the White and Doctor Who ..BERTIE Carvel has won rave reviews for his role in hit BBC drama Doctor Foster. But what else has the actor and Big Cats narrator featured in? He is also providing the narration on new BBC wildlife documentary Big Cats..Despite appearing in two series of a show with around nine million viewers, Bertie Carvel insists that he has never been recognised in public as Simon, the villainous ex husband he plays in Doctor Foster. “I think it s because I don t look like Simon Foster,” says Carvel. And, although both he and Simon are .