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
Lucy Neal Dahl

(1965-08-04) 4 August 1965 (age 54)
Years active2003–present
Notable work
Writer of Wild Child
Michael Faircloth
(m. 1987; div. 1991)

John LaViolette
(m. 2002; div. 2016)
Children2, including Phoebe Dahl
Parent(s)Roald Dahl
Patricia Neal
RelativesTessa 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 British 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.


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 4 November 1988) and Chloe Michaela Dahl (born 12 September 1990). The couple divorced in 1991. Dahl's second marriage was in 2002, to John LaViolette. They divorced in 2016.[citation needed]


  1. ^ articles by Lucy Dahl

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