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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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" 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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