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Roald Dahl Net Worth:Roald Dahl (/ˈroʊ.ɑːl ˈdɑːl/; Norwegian: [ˈɾuːɑl dɑl]; 13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot, and screenwriter.Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, in which he became a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising to the rank of Acting wing commander. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults and became one of the world's best-selling authors. He has been referred to as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century". Among his awards for contribution to literature, he received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1983, and Children's Author of the Year from the British Book Awards in 1990. In 2008 The Times placed Dahl 16th on its list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".Dahl's short stories are known for their unexpected endings and his children's books for their unsentimental, often very dark humour. His works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, My Uncle Oswald, The Witches, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Twits, Tales of the Unexpected, George's Marvellous Medicine and The BFG.
|Birth date:||September 13, 1916|
|Birth place:||Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, UK|
|Height:||6' 6" (1.98 m)|
|Profession:||Writer, Actor, Soundtrack|
|Education:||St Peter's, Weston-super-Mare, The Cathedral School, Llandaff, Repton School|
|Spouse:||Felicity Ann d'Abreu Crosland|
|Children:||Chantal Tessa Sophia, Olivia Twenty, Theo Matthew ; Ophelia Magdalena|
|Parents:||Sofie Magdalene Dahl, Harald Dahl|
|Siblings:||Astri Dahl, Alfhild Dahl, Asta Dahl, Louis Dahl, Else Dahl|
|Awards:||World Fantasy Award—Life Achievement, Edgar Award for Best Short Story, Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay, CableACE Award for International Children's Programming Special or Series|
|Nominations:||Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Writing of a Single Program of a Dramatic Series - Less Than One Hour|
|Movies:||Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Matilda, The Witches, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Danny, the Champion of the World, You Only Live Twice, James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl's Esio Trot, 36 Hours, Four Rooms, The Night Digger, Inaudito, Dirty Beasts|
|TV shows:||Tales of the Unexpected, Orson Welles' Great Mysteries, Way Out|