Roald Dahl's wife is still alive! She is in her 80's now. Sadly, she had been a widow for a while before Roald Dahl's death. They got a divorce in 1983 after Roald Dahl had an affair with Patricia's best friend Felicity Crosland. Her maiden name was Neal. Patricia Neal. She has starred as a actress on stage and screen. She is in at least 43 films. She was born January 20th, 1926. Roald Dahl and Patricia had 5 children together!