Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl


Welsh-born novelist, screenwriter, and fighter pilot who authored such children's classics as James and the Giant Peach, The BFG, and Matilda. Many of his popular books, including The Witches, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Fantastic Mr. Fox, have been made into feature films. He was involved in what he called the "Great Mouse Plot of 1924," in which he and a few other boys put a dead mouse in a jar of gobstoppers inside "a loathsome" woman's candy store. The conspirators were later ca
  • When was
    Roald Dahl born?

    Roald Dahl was born on Wednesday, September 13, 1916

  • Where was
    Roald Dahl born?

    Roald Dahl was born in Cardiff, Wales

  • How old is
    Roald Dahl?

    Roald Dahl is 107

  • How much is Roald Dahl worth?

    Roald Dahl is worth $10 Million

Best Quotes

  • But it is impossible to replace a person one has loved with distractions.
  • We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.
  • We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.
  • The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze. He wants a drink. He needs it.
  • I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
  • I began to realise that the large chocolate companies actually did possess inventing rooms, and they took their inventing very seriously.
  • Fairy tales have always got to have something a bit scary for children - as long as you make them laugh as well,
  • And Charlie, don't forget about what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he ever wanted. He lived happily ever after.
  • 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.
  • A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.
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