Roald Dahl was born on 13 September, 1916, in Llandaff, South Wales. In 1953, he published the best-selling story collection Someone Like You and married actress Patricia Neil. He published the popular book “James and the Giant Peach” in 1961.
In 1964, he released another highly successful work, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, which was later adapted for two films. Over his decades-long writing career, Dahl wrote 19 children’s books. He died on 23 November, 1990, in Oxford, England.