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

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" 1964

Legally Blonde (2001). [PG-13] 96 mins. Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, Jennifer Coolidge, Holland Taylor, Ali Larter, Linda Cardellini and Raquel Welch

Legally Blonde (2001). [PG-13] 96 mins. Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, Jennifer Coolidge, Holland Taylor, Ali Larter, Linda Cardellini and Raquel Welch

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

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

Matthew Garber (1956-1977) - Find A Grave Memorial

Matthew Garber - Find A Grave Memorial

Matthew Garber and Julie Andrews max and relax with her daughter Emma between takes of Mary Poppins (1964). Join us as we discuss and gush on the Podcast about this amazing movie. . #betweentakes #bts #behindthescenes #lookatthebaby #famouskids #julieandrews #dickvandyke #glynisjohns #elsalanchester #davidtomlinson #robertstevenson #tonywalton #musical #academyawardwinner #disney #disneyproduction #marypoppins #petemenefee #nannylife #nanny

A behind the scenes photo from the set of "Mary Poppins" Julie Andrews holding her baby daughter Emma while the film's child stars, Matthew Garber and Karen Dotrice, pay a visit.

*MICHAEL BANKS (Matthew Garber) ~ Mary Poppins, 1964

Michael Banks real name Matthew Garber passed away at 21 yrs old from Hemorrhagic necrotizing pancreatitis,

Karen Dotrice Matthew Garber David Tomlinson in "Mary Poppins" 1964

KAREN DOTRICE, MATTHEW GARBER & DAVID TOMLINSON in "Mary Poppins" Original 1964

Karen Dotrice Matthew Garber David Tomlinson in "Mary Poppins" Original 1964

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