|Born|| September 13, 1916
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
|Died|| November 23, 1990
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Novelist, poet, screenwriter|
|Known for||James and the Giant Peach (novel), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (novel), Matilda (novel)|
Some of his notable writings include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Twits, George's Marvellous Medicine and The BFG.