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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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 1983 Meri Poppins, do svidaniya (TV Movie) (story)
  Jackanory (TV Series) (book - 9 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (novel - 1 episode, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
 1949 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (books - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins (1949) ... (books)
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 1964 Mary Poppins (based on: The "Mary Poppins" books by)
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 2004 The Cat That Looked at a King (Video short) (book "Mary Poppins Opens the Door")
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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)
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 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
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Other Works:

Her play, "Plunder", was performed in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Frank Finlay, Dinsdale Landen, Diana Quick and Dandy Nichols in the cast. Michael Blakemore was the director. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helen Goff | Pamela Lyndon Travers
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Personal Quote:

You can ask me anything you like about my work, but I'll never talk about myself. See more »

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She was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1977 Queen's Honours List for her contribution to literature. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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