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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 (1948). She died on April 23, 1996 in Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »

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Mary Poppins Writer
(1964)
(2018)
Studio One Writer
(1949)
Jackanory Writer
(1966-1967)

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 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (based upon the "Mary Poppins" stories by)
 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 (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)
Herself
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Herself (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 | 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 »

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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