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Birth Name: Roald Dahl

Born: 13 September 1916 Died: 23 November 1990

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 6' 6"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Patricia Neal


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Roald Dahl Videos

Roald Dahl: The Incredible Life of an Incredible Author

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The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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Description: Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age 18, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of 26 he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career. After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Dahl began writing children's stories in the early 1960s while living in England with his family. His first st ... (more)
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"32 stars 1946 Over to You*** 1948 Sometime Never*** 1953 Someone Like You*** 1960 Kiss Kiss*** 1961 James and the Giant Peach** 1964 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory** 1970 Fantastic Mr Fox** 1975 Danny the Champion of the World* 1979 My Uncle Oswald*** 1981 Georgeโ€™s Marvelous Medicine** 1982 The BFG** 1984 Boy: Tales of Childhood*** 1988 Matilda** "


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" Wikipedia: Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 โ€“ 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter, and wartime fighter pilot. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide. Dahl's short stories are known for their unexpected endings, and his children's books for their unsentimental, macabre, often darkly comic mood, featuring villainous adult enemies of the child characters. His children's books champion the kindhearted and feature an underlying war"


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