No photo available. Represent P.L. Travers? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 20,539 this week

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), Studio One in Hollywood (1948) and Mary Poppins Returns (2018). She died on April 23, 1996 in Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »

Watch the Latest Episode of "The IMDb Show"

Paul Scheer sheds some light on The Room, lets us in on a secret in The Disaster Artist, and answers your questions. Plus, we explore the origins of midnight movies and take a look at IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch the show

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 464 people
created 08 May 2011
 
a list of 207 people
created 01 Sep 2012
 
a list of 119 people
created 09 Aug 2015
 
a list of 8875 people
created 22 Jan 2016
 
a list of 117 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of P.L. Travers's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins Writer
(1964)
Mary Poppins Returns
(2018)
Jackanory
Jackanory Writer
(1966-1967)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (6 credits)
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (based on the books by) (post-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)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 1964 Mary Poppins (consultant)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 2014 Edición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins: 1ª Edición (2014) ... (in memory of - as Helen Goff)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
 2013 The Culture Show (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Herself (uncredited)
 2009 Mary Poppins: From Page to Stage (Video documentary)
Edit

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
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

Acted in her native Australia from the age of 10. Toured nationally - while still in her teens - with a Shakespearean company. Later also performed as a dancer and wrote poetry, using the adopted name Pamela Travers. Left for England in 1924 with a mere 5 pounds to her credit. Continued to write poetry, and, later, literary and theatrical review for several weekly publications, including 'The ... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017