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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's biography

Roald Dahl is 74 years old screenwriter born at Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales. He was born on Wednesday 13th of September 1916. According to year of birth 1916 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 13th of September means he is Virgo. Virgo is an earthy sign of Zodiac Belt. People born under this Rising Sign are practical in nature. They believe in reality and represents themselves as a strong person.He was married 2 times.

He is native english speaker. He is white welsh. He is citizen of Norway. Roald´s primary profession is to be screenwriter. You can know Roald also as novelist, autobiographer, poet, short story writer, children's writer, writer, author. He is recently known as fighter pilot. Roald received Edgar Awards Someone Like You in 1954

Roald Dahl's dad

Roald Dahl's father's name is Harald Dahl.

Roald Dahl's mom

Roald Dahl's mother's name is Sofie Magdalene Hesselberg.

Roald Dahl's family

Roald Dahl's ex wifes

Patricia Neal

Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal have been together since 1953 for 30 years. Patricia is known as television actor. Roald´s ex wife was born on Wednesday 20th of January 1926. His ex wife died on Sunday 8th of August 2010. Patricia Neal was 94 years old, when this happened.

Liccy Dahl

Roald Dahl and Liccy Dahl have been together. She is known as film producer. His ex wife was born on Monday 12th of December 1938 in Llandaff.

Roald has 1 son and 3 daughters

Roald Dahl's son: Theo Dahl

Roald Dahl's son's name is Theo Dahl. His son was born in 1960.

Roald Dahl's daughter: Tessa Dahl

Roald Dahl's daughter's name is Tessa Dahl. She is known as actor. His daughter was born on Thursday 11th of April 1957 in Oxford.

Roald Dahl's daughter: Ophelia Dahl

Roald Dahl's daughter's name is Ophelia Dahl. She is known as human rights activist. Roald´s daughter was born on Tuesday 12th of May 1964 in Oxford.

Roald Dahl's daughter: Lucy Dahl

Roald Dahl's daughter's name is Lucy Dahl. She is known as screenwriter. Roald´s daughter was born on Wednesday 4th of August 1965 in England.

Roald Dahl's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Repton School, The Cathedral School.

Roald Dahl's career

His main focus is to be screenwriter. He is famous thanks to Fantastic Mr Fox.

Is Roald Dahl gay ?

He is known to be straight.

How did Roald Dahl die

Roald died on on Friday 23rd of November 1990 when he was 74 years old at Oxford. Roald Dahls death was caused by leukemia. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Roald Dahl's Awards

  • Roald received award for Edgar Awards for work Someone Like You in 1954
  • He received award for Edgar Awards for work The Landlady in 1960

Roald Dahl's Nominations

  • Roald was nominated for Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation for work The Witches in 1991

What Roald Dahl has done for a first time

  • Used his experiences of his forced landing in North Africa during the war to write 'Shot Down Over Libya which was his first published work.

Roald Dahl's quotes

  • [when asked what the his formula for success was as an author of children's books] Conspiring with children against adults.
  • A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
  • A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom.
  • A writer of fiction lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.
  • My faults and foibles are legion.
  • [his novel Over to You] Ten stories of flyers and flying.
  • [last words to his family] It's just that I will miss you all so much. [a nurse injected a needle onto him] Ow, fuck!
  • I mean, if you and I were in a line moving towards what we knew were gas chambers, I'd rather have a go at taking one of the guards with me; but they were always submissive.
  • I am certainly anti-Israel, and I have become anti-Semitic.
  • There is always a reason why anti-anything crops up anywhere; even a stinker like Hitler didn't just pick on them for no reason.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Roald Dahl's height, body shape

Lets describe how Roald Dahl looks. We will focus on his height, body shape and hair color. He is tall as 6' 6" (198 cm). Body build is average. His hair is shade of brown - dark.

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