He attended school in Lipník nad Bečvou before moving to Prague, where he studied acting at the Faculty of.
Čtvrtlík started working at the Divadlo pod Palmovkou in 1992, and continued his association with the theatre until his death. His role as in the play Of Mice and Men at Divadlo pod Palmovka was among Čtvrtlík"s most known roles, as the play was performed over 300 times. As a voice actor, Čtvrtlík dubbed the voice of Matthew Perry"s character Chandler Bing in the American television sitcom Friends.
Čtvrtlík died in March 2011 after a 12-year illness.
Full member of Divadlo Pod Palmovkou since 1992.