‘Saving Mr.Banks’ Cameo

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ features cameo from Leigh Anne Tuohy, the real-life inspiration behind ‘The Blind Side’

Tuohy has become friends with film’s director John Lee Hancock, so she got a gig as extra in the film about ‘Mary Poppins’ author P.L Travers

Leigh Anne Tuohy, left, on the set of “Saving Mr. Banks”

“Saving Mr. Banks” features a scene-stealing cameo from the real-life Southern spitfire behind “The Blind Side.”
Leigh Anne Tuohy, who was portrayed by Sandra Bullock in John Lee Hancock’s 2009 drama, decided she wanted to be a part of the director’s next film, too.

“I told John Lee Hancock when he started this project that we should sprinkle a little ‘Blind Side’ karma on it,” Tuohy reveals to the News. “So he laughed and said come be an extra for the day.”

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