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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:

Her play, "Plunder," was the first National Theatre production performed at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England. 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:

Developed the character of Mary Poppins in 1934, while living in a 900 year old thatched cottage in Sussex, recovering from an illness. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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