Roald Dahl 1916 - 1990

Novelist, Pilot, Screenwriter
born in:
Llandaff, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

Famous children's author who wrote The Twits, Mathilda, James and the Giant Peach to name a few though he also published adult stories and wrote many screenplays including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and a James Bond film. Worked as an RAF pilot during WW2. His birthday is widely celebrated as Roald Dahl day.