Lucy Dahl

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Lucy Dahl
Lucy Dahl at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.jpg
Lucy Dahl at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival
Born Lucy Neal Dahl
(1965-08-04) 4 August 1965 (age 51)
England, UK
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 2008–present
Notable work Writer of Wild Child
Children 6
Parent(s) Roald Dahl
Patricia Neal
Relatives Tessa Dahl (sister)
Ophelia Dahl (sister)
Sophie Dahl (niece)
Nicholas Logsdail (paternal first cousin)

Lucy Neal Dahl (born 4 August 1965) is a British screenwriter and daughter of Welsh author Roald Dahl and American actress Patricia Neal.

Early life and family[edit]

Lucy Dahl was born on 4 August 1965 in England. Her parents were author Roald Dahl and actress Patricia Neal.

Career[edit]

Dahl wrote the screenplay for Wild Child and served as a consultant on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on her father's book of the same name. She is also a content contributor to the online food and wine magazine Zester Daily.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Dahl has been married twice. She married firstly, in 1987, Michael Faircloth, with whom she has two daughters, Phoebe Dahl (born November 4, 1988) and Chloe Michaela Dahl (born September 12, 1990). The couple divorced in 1991. Dahl's second marriage was in 2002, to John LaViolette. They divorced in 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ zesterdaily.com articles by Lucy Dahl

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