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Roald Dahl has been divorced from Patricia Neal since 1983. They had been married for 30 years. Roald Dahl is now deceased.

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Roald Dahl

Arts - Author

Why Famous: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

Age: 74 (9/13/1916 - 11/23/1990)

 

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Patricia Neal

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Hud, film

Age: 84 (1/20/1926 - 8/8/2010)

 

Patricia Neal's Relationships (2)

Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating n/a --
Engaged n/a --
Married 1953 30 years
    Separated n/a --
    Filed for Divorce n/a --
Divorced 1983 --
 Total30 years*

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Children of this Relationship

Name Born Age Gender Type
Olivia Twenty4/20/19557 yrs.*FemaleBiological
Chantal Sophia 'Tessa'4/11/195759 yrs.FemaleBiological
Theo Matthew196056 yrs.MaleBiological
Ophelia Magdalena5/12/196452 yrs.FemaleBiological
Lucy Neal8/4/196551 yrs.FemaleBiological

* Age at time of death

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Affairs

NameCheaterDateDetails
Felicity d'AbreuRoald Dahl -View

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Where and/or how did Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal meet?

Neal met British writer Roald Dahl at a dinner party hosted by Lillian Hellman in 1951.

Why did Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal break up?

Neal and Dahl's 30-year marriage ended in divorce in 1983 after Dahl's affair with Neal's friend, Felicity Crosland.

Other Relationship Information about Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal:

They married on July 2, 1953, at Trinity Church in New York. In 1961 and 1962, the couple suffered through grievous injury to one child and the death of another. Their son Theo's carriage was hit by a taxi when he was just four months old, and their daughter, Olivia, died from measles encephalitis. While pregnant in 1965, Neal suffered three-burst cerebral aneurysms, and was in a coma for three weeks. Dahl directed her rehabilitation and she subsequently relearned to walk and talk ("I think I'm just stubborn, that's all").

In 1981, Glenda Jackson played her in a television movie, The Patricia Neal Story which co-starred Dirk Bogarde as Neal's husband Roald Dahl.

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