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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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Filmography

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 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (based on the books by) (filming)
 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 Edición Especial Coleccionista (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)
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 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 Arts Theatre in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England with Daniel Massey, Patricia Hodge, Joan Sanderson, Hazel Hughes, Charles Kay, John Standing, Isla Blair, Bernard Horsfall and Mary Millar in the cast. Richard Cottrell was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helen Goff | Pamela Lyndon Travers
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Personal Quote:

A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns. See more »

Trivia:

Born to an Irish-born sugar planter and a Scottish-Irish mother, she grew up in tropical Queensland on her father's plantation, the eldest of three daughters. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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