Is Mary Poppins really based on a true story?
Travers based the beloved character on her austere great-aunt. Mary Poppins first appeared in the pages of Australian author P.L. Travers’s eight-book series of the same name, published in 1934. The character is inspired by Travers’s real-life great aunt, Helen Morehead.
How old was Michael from Mary Poppins when he died?
In 1976, Garber caught hepatitis while in India. However, by the time he was repatriated to the UK, the disease had spread. On 13 June 1977, he died at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, London, of haemorrhagic necrotising pancreatitis, aged 21.
Who played the mom in the original Mary Poppins?
|Born||9 November 1955 Guernsey, Channel Islands|
|Spouse(s)||Alex Hyde-White ( m. 1986; div. 1992) Edwin “Ned” Nalle ( m. 1994)|