Matthew Garber.  The Mary Poppins star died in 1977 at age 21. While on tour in India, Garber contracted hepatitis which spread 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.

33 Child Actors Who Died At A Shockingly Young Age

Meredith Willson's The Music Man (TV Film) (2003 / DVD) Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Debra Monk, Molly Shannon

Meredith Willson's The Music Man (TV Film) (2003 / DVD) Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Debra Monk, Molly Shannon

The Gnome-Mobile (1967 / DVD) Walter Brennan, Matthew Garber, Karen Dotrice, Richard Deacon, Tom Lowell

The Gnome-Mobile (1967 / DVD) Walter Brennan, Matthew Garber, Karen Dotrice, Richard Deacon, Tom Lowell

Mary Poppins - 1964 Dick Van Dyke, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Julie Andrews - Disney/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock

Mary Poppins - 1964 Dick Van Dyke, Karen Dotrice, Matthew Garber, Julie Andrews - Disney/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock

Julie Andrews, Karen Dotrice, Dick Van Dyke and Matthew Garber

Julie Andrews, Karen Dotrice, Dick Van Dyke and Matthew Garber (This Is Not Porn - Rare and beautiful celebrity photos)

Julie Andrews, Karen Dotrice, Dick Van Dyke and Matthew Garber on the set of Mary Poppins.

Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber as Jane and Michael Banks in Mary Poppins (1964)

Jane and Michael Banks, played by Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber (who sadly died around the age of

Matthew Garber plays with Julie Andrew's baby, Emma. - Behind the scenes of Mary Poppins

Julie Andrews + baby Emma + Matthew Garber (Michael Banks) on set of Mary Poppins, 1964

The director of Mary Poppins didn’t inform Karen Dotrice (Jane) or Matthew Garber (Michael) about some “surprises” that were going to show up in the movie. Karen’s dumbfounded look when Mary Poppins takes out item after item from the carpet bag and her little scream when Mary Poppins gave them medicines of different colors were genuine. They also didn’t tell them that Dick Van Dyke was playing Mr. Dawes Sr., and the two children were worried that the horrible old man was going to fall down.

kids from Mary Poppins, perfect for Sawyer and Quinn (I remember watching this movie and wanting that little girl's dress so bad!

Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber - Walt Disney's Mary Poppins (1964)

Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber - Walt Disney's Mary Poppins

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