|Date of Birth||13 September 1916, Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, UK|
|Date of Death||23 November 1990, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK (leukemia)|
|Height||6' 6" (1.98 m)|
Mini Bio (2)
Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916. He served as a fighter pilot in the British R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) during World War II. He made a forced landing in the Libyan Desert and was severely injured. As a result, he spent five months in a Royal Navy hospital in Alexandria. Dahl is known for how he relates suspenseful events in a simple tone.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Matt Dicker
Roald Dahl was a famous short story writer who became one of the most successful and beloved children's writers of all time. He also wrote several screenplays. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, he attended British schools, but never went to university, opting to go work for the Shell Oil Company instead. He worked there for a few years, but when World War II started, he joined the RAF. While assistant air attaché in Washington DC, he began writing, which after the war became his life-long vocation. He wrote two novels, two autobiographies, nineteen children's books, and many short story collections, the most notable being Kiss Kiss (1959) and Switch Bitch (1974). He died of leukemia in 1990.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Hein Haraldson Berg
|Liccy Dahl||(15 December 1983 - 23 November 1990) (his death)|
|Patricia Neal||(2 July 1953 - 17 November 1983) (divorced) (5 children)|