This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Roald Dahl

Author (13-Sep-1916 — 23-Nov-1990)


Roald Dahl. Boy: Tales of Childhood. London: Jonathan Cape. 1984. 160pp.

Barry Farrell. Pat and Roald. New York: Random House. 1969. 242pp. From the cover: "At the height of her acting career, Patricia Neal suffered a near fatal stroke. This is the story of her remarkable recovery."

Donald Sturrock. Storyteller: The Life of Roald Dahl. McClelland & Stewart. 2010. 672pp. Authorized biography.

Jeremy Treglown. Roald Dahl: A Biography. New York: Farrar Starus & Giroux. 1994.


  1. Official Website:


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.378)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.61)

  9. Contemporary Novelists (pp.316-19)

  10. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.351-53)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.247)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.132)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.60)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.19)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications