Full Name: Roald Dahl
Nationality: British (Norwegian parentage)
Why Famous: One of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century; creator of the BFG, Matilda, The Twits and many others.
- 1953-07-02 Author Roald Dahl (36) weds stage actress Patricia Neal (27) at Trinity Church in New York
- 1983-12-15 Author Roald Dahl (67) weds Liccy Crosland (45) at Brixton Town Hall in South London
- 1967-06-12 "You Only Live Twice", 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London