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Birthday
9, 1899
Birthplace
Maryborough, Australia
Death Date
Apr 23, 1996 (96)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1899
Birthplace
Maryborough, Australia
Death Date
Apr 23, 1996 (96)

About

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

Before Fame

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

Trivia

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

Family Life

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

Associated With

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