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P.L. Travers (1899–1996)

P.L. Travers was born on August 9, 1899 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia as Helen Lyndon Goff. She is known for her work on Mary Poppins (1964), Meri Poppins, do svidaniya (1983) and The Cat That Looked at a King (2004). She died on April 23, 1996 in Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »

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Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins Writer
(1964)
Jackanory
Jackanory Writer
(1966-1967)

Filmography

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 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (based on the books by) (pre-production)
 2004 The Cat That Looked at a King (Video short) (book "Mary Poppins Opens the Door")
 1983 Meri Poppins, do svidaniya (TV Movie) (story)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 9 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (novel - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
 1964 Mary Poppins (based on: The "Mary Poppins" books by)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (books - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins (1949) ... (books)
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 1964 Mary Poppins (consultant)
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 2014 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins: 1ª Edición (2014) ... (in memory of - as Helen Goff)
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 2013 The Culture Show (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Herself (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Addison, David Heneker and her musical, "Popkiss", was performed at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Daniel Massey, John Standing, Isla Blair, Patricia Hodge and Joan Sanderson in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helen Goff | Pamela Lyndon Travers
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You do not chop off a section of your imaginative substance and make a book specifically for children, for - if you are honest - you have no idea where childhood ends and maturity begins. It is all endless and all one. See more »

Trivia:

Had a lifelong fascination with folklore and mysticism. In 1976, she became consulting editor for the New York-based journal 'Parabola', dedicated to empirical research in this field. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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