PL Travers

PL Travers

Name PL Travers
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1899-08-09
Place of Birth Maryborough,
Australia
Age 96 yrs
Death Date 1996-04-23
Birth Sign Leo

About PL Travers

Australian novelist and actress best known for creating the character Mary Poppins.

Early Life Experience of PL Travers

She began writing and acting as a teenager and toured with a Shakespearean performance troupe.

Trivia Info

She was deeply unsatisfied with the Disney film adaptation of Mary Poppins and refused to allow a sequel to be produced.

Family Life and Relationship

She adopted a son from Ireland when she was forty, Camillus Hone.

Close Associates

Emma Thompson portrayed her in the 2013 film Saving Mr. Banks.

Henry Travers

Henry Travers

Name Henry Travers
Profession Movie Actor
Date of Birth 1874-03-05
Place of Birth England
Age 91 yrs
Death Date 1965-10-18
Birth Sign Pisces

About Henry Travers

English actor who gained recognition for his role in It’s a Wonderful Life. In 1935, he appeared in Four Hours to Kill! and in 1939, he appeared in You Can’t Get Away with Murder.

Early Life Experience of Henry Travers

He spent a few years training to become an architect before becoming a stage actor.

Trivia Info

After working extensively on the British stage, he appeared in over 30 Hollywood films.

Family Life and Relationship

His father was doctor Daniel Heagerty.

Close Associates

He appeared in the 1933 film, The Invisible Man, which was based on the novel by H.G. Wells .