Matthew Garber, The Mary Poppins star died in 1977 at age 21. While on tour in India, Garber contracted hepatitis which sread to his pancreas before he could return to London for treatment. The official cause of death listed on his death certificate is Haemorrhagic Necrotising Pancreatitis
(1) Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, Karen Dotrice & Matthew Garber Mary Poppins (1964) (2) Karen Dotrice, Dick Van Dyke & Julie Andrews pose at the after-party for Disney's 'Mary Poppins' 40th Anniversary Edition DVD Launch party and screening 2004 (absent is Matthew Garber who unknowingly contracted hepatitis while in India in 1976 & several months later the disease had affected his pancreas which resulted in his death in 1977 aged just 21) Garber was posthumously named a Disney Legend in…
Julie Andrews, Karen Dotrice, Dick Van Dyke and Matthew Garber (This Is Not Porn - Rare and beautiful celebrity photos)
MatthewGarber. Known for his role as Michael Banks in “Mary Poppins,” Garber passed away at the age of 21 in 1977 from Hemorrhagic necrotizing pancreatitis, caused from contracting hepatitis in India the previous year.