1916 - 1990 (74 years)
Has 2 ancestors and 6 descendants in this family tree.
||Roald Dahl |
|Relationship||with Francis Fox|
||13 Sep 1916
||Llandaff, Glamorgan, Wales
||23 Nov 1990
||Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
||This person is also Roald Dahl at Wikipedia |
||5 Apr 2002 |
- Parents were Norwegian
famous children's, short story, and screen writer. Born to parents from Norway in Wales, he attended English schools, but never went to college, opting to go work for the Shell Oil Company. He worked there for a few years, but when WWII started, he joined the RAF. As Assitant Air Attache in Washington D.C., he became a writer, and that was his job for the rest of his life. He wrote 2 novels, 2 autobiogrophies, 19 children's books, and wrote many short story collections, the most notable being Kiss Kiss(1959) and Switch Bitch(1974).