Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (Cardiff, 13 de septiembre de 1916-Oxford, 23 de noviembre de 1990) fue un novelista y autor de cuentos británico de ascendencia noruega, famoso escritor para niños y adultos. Entre sus libros más populares están Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate, James y el melocotón gigante, Matilda, El gran gigante bonachón, Las brujas y Relatos de lo inesperado.

  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1916-09-13
  • Falleció: 1990-11-23
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, UK

English

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Roald Dahl (13 September 1916 – 23 November 1990) was a British novelist, short story writer, fighter pilot and screenwriter. Born in Llandaff, Cardiff, to Norwegian parents, he served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, in which he became a flying ace and intelligence agent, rising to the rank of Wing Commander. Dahl rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults, and became one of the world's bestselling authors. He has been referred to as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century". In 2008 The Times placed Dahl sixteenth on their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". His short stories are known for their unexpected endings, and his children's books for their unsentimental, often very dark humour. Some of his notable works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, and The Big Friendly Giant. Description above from the Wikipedia article Roald Dahl, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Akiko Wakabayashi (born December 13, 1939 in Ōta, Tokyo) is a Japanese actress, best known in English-speaking countries for her role as Bond girl, Aki in the 1967 James Bond movie You Only Live Twice. Prior to this, she made many movies in her native Japan, especially Toho Studio's monster movies such as Dagora, the Space Monster and Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (both of which were also released under various other titles). When production of You Only Live Twice began, Wakabayashi was originally slated to play the role of Kissy Suzuki whilst her co-star Mie Hama played Suki, one of Tiger Tanaka's top agents. When learning English proved to be a major hurdle to Hama, the women switched roles, with Hama now playing the smaller part of Kissy and Wakabayashi playing the larger part of Suki. Wakabayashi, as Aki in the movie You Only Live Twice. At her suggestion, the character of Suki was renamed to Aki. This is probably partly because[citation needed] in 1966, Woody Allen took the Japanese action film International Secret Police: Key of Keys (in which both Mie Hama and Wakabayashi starred), re-edited, re-dubbed, re-plotted, and renamed it What's Up, Tiger Lily?. In the film, Wakabayashi's character was "Suki Yaki" whereas her You Only Live Twice co-star Hama played "Teri Yaki". Wakabayashi made only one more film (and a guest TV appearance) before disappearing from both the big and small screen. In an interview in G-FAN magazine (No. 76), Wakabayashi said she retired from acting due to injuries sustained while making a movie. Description above from the Wikipedia article Akiko Wakabayashi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Karin Dor (born February 22, 1938, Wiesbaden, Germany) is a German actress who became popular in the 1960s playing heroines in Edgar Wallace and Karl May movies. She starred in the James Bond movie You Only Live Twice and the Alfred Hitchcock movie Topaz. Dor was born as Kätherose Derr. She was married to George Robotham, a U.S. stunt-director, from 1988 until his death in 2007. The couple lived in Los Angeles and Munich. Her previous marriage was to Harald Reinl (1954–68); she had a child by that marriage. In 2008 she was back on stage again in Munich in Man lebt nur dreimal ("You Only Live Thrice") Description above from the Wikipedia article Karin Dor, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Mie Hama (born 20 November 1943, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actress, best-known outside Japan for her role as Kissy Suzuki in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice. Description above from the Wikipedia articleMie Hama, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tetsurō Tamba (丹波 哲郎 Tanba Tetsurō, July 17, 1922 - September 25, 2006) was a Japanese actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tetsurō Tamba, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​','','Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE, (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor who gained more than 200 screen credits during a career which spanned over four decades. Often typecast as villainous and/or psychopathic characters, Pleasence is arguably best-known for his work in two of cinema's most successful franchises - James Bond and Halloween. Description above from the Wikipedia article Donald Pleasence, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.','From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charles Gray (29 August 1928 - 7 March 2000) was an English actor who was well-known for roles including the arch-villain Blofeld in the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever, Sherlock Holmes' brother Mycroft Holmes in the Granada television series, and as the narrator of the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show in 1975. Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Gray(actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​','','','

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