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

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

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 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (based upon the "Mary Poppins" stories by - as PL Travers)
 2004 The Cat That Looked at a King (Video short) (book "Mary Poppins Opens the Door")
 1984 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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 1964 Hollywood goes to a World Premiere (Short documentary)
Self
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 2013 The Culture Show (TV Series documentary)
Self
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Self (uncredited)
 2009 Mary Poppins: From Page to Stage (Video documentary)
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Personal Details

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 »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | See more »

Alternate Names:

Helen Goff | PL Travers | Pamela Lyndon Travers
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Personal Quote:

[on having witnessed the Disney version of her most famous work] Why was Mary Poppins, already beloved for what she was - plain, vain and incorruptible - transmogrified into a soubrette? See more »

Trivia:

Mother of Camillus Travers Hone. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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