Annette Andre

as Philia in the movie A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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Real name is Annette Christine Andreallo
Was born at 24 June 1939 (now is 79 years old) in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Annette Andre (Birth name Annette Christine Andreallo) is best-known forher work on British television throughout the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. She began as a ballet dancer, moving on to radio, theatre and TV work inAustralia, before filming small roles in "Cleopatra" and "Panic Button"in Italy and then settling in London. She immediately found work in thestage musical, "Vanity Fair", at the Queen's Theatre in London's WestEnd. Her first film in the UK was This Is My Street (1964) .

Probably her most memorable role was starring as Marty Hopkirk's widow,"Jeannie Hopkirk", in the late 1960s ITV classic, "Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)" (1969) . Andre also made many guest appearances on popular shows, such as "Whiplash" (1960) , "The Avengers" (1961) , "The Saint" (1962) , "The Prisoner" (1967) , "Adam Adamant Lives!" (1966) , "The Troubleshooters" (1965) , "The Baron" (1966) and manyothers. She starred with 'Zero Mostel' , 'Phil Silvers' ,'Michael Crawford (I)' and 'Buster Keaton (I)' , in the 1966film version of the Broadway musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) . Sheplayed "Philia", the virgin. The 1960s also brought her several morefilm roles, including Up Jumped a Swagman (1965) , Mister Ten Per Cent (1967) and He Who Rides a Tiger (1965) .

During the 1970s, Andre guest-starred in episodes of "The Persuaders!" (1971) , "The New Avengers" (1976) and "Return of the Saint" (1978) . In the 1980s, she appeared on thesoap opera, "Crossroads" (1964) , as well as returning toAustralia to play "Jennifer Brent" in "Taurus Rising" (1982) and"Camilla Wells" in "Prisoner" (1979) , Cell Block H. In 1971, she returned to the London stage to play "Miranda" in "TheCollector", at the King's Head, and the same role, again, the followingyear, to open the Bush Theatre in Hammersmith. She continued mainly intheatre for the next two decades, starring in "Suddenly at Home",Fortune Theatre, West End, and many national tours, including "ComeBlow Your Horn", "Party to Murder", "Signpost to Murder", "The BrideMakes Three", "Streetcar Named Desire", "Shock", "There Goes TheBride", among others. In 1981, she played "Dr.

Scott" in "Whose Life Is It, Anyway?" on aNational tour around Australia. And, in 1984, she starred with'Richard Todd (I)' in the long-running play, "The Business ofMurder", at the West End Mayfair Theatre in London. In 1988, she playeda cameo role in the TV film, Maigret (1988) (TV) , starring'Richard Harris (I)' . The film was written and produced by'Arthur Weingarten' , whom she married a year later. Andre is now semi-retired from acting, and devotes her time to animalwelfare issues with her husband, both having worked closely with'Bill Travers (I)' and 'Virginia McKenna' of the "Born FreeFoundation".

She has begun painting in oils, has sold several works andhas been offered a solo show in the near future. She has made rareappearances at the Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention in Aberdeen,Maryland in 2007, the Memorabilia Show in Birmingham, England in March2011 and the New York Memorabilia Show in May 2011. Andre is currently writing her autobiography for publication next year. She and her husband live in upstate New York, and she loves to spendtime in London with her daughter, Anouska, and her two wonderfulgrandchildren, Jake and Nia. .

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There is the list of movies, where Annette Andre was taked part:
1 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum movie A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1966 as Philia
2 Randall and Hopkirk (Revisited) movie Randall and Hopkirk (Revisited) 2007 as Herself
3 Consider Your Verdict movie Consider Your Verdict 1961 as The Other Woman
4 The Rough with the Smooth movie The Rough with the Smooth 1975 as Irene Fellowes
5 Boy Round the Corner movie Boy Round the Corner 1962 as Carrie
6 Dont Knock Yourself Out movie Dont Knock Yourself Out 2007 as Herself
7 He Who Rides a Tiger movie He Who Rides a Tiger 1965 as Julie
8 If Its a Rose movie If Its a Rose 1958 as Anna
9 Maigret movie Maigret 1988 as Judith Hollenbeck
10 Martine movie Martine 1961 as Martine
11 Mission: Monte Carlo movie Mission: Monte Carlo 1974 as Pekoo Rayne
12 Mister Ten Per Cent movie Mister Ten Per Cent 1967 as Muriel
13 The Heroes of Telemark movie The Heroes of Telemark 1965 as Girl Student
14 The Merchant of Venice movie The Merchant of Venice 1961 as Jessica
15 The Unforgettable Benny Hill movie The Unforgettable Benny Hill 2001 as Herself - Friend
16 This Is My Street movie This Is My Street 1964 as Jinny
17 Up Jumped a Swagman movie Up Jumped a Swagman 1965 as Patsy
18 Who Got Bennys Millions? movie Who Got Bennys Millions? 2002 as Herself
19 Adam Adamant Lives! movie Adam Adamant Lives! 1966 as Paula
20 Crane movie Crane 1963 as Petra
21 Crossroads movie Crossroads 1964 as Sarah Alexander (1984)
22 Detective movie Detective 1964 as Anna Pryde
23 Emerald Soup movie Emerald Soup 1963 as Penny Dalton
24 Emergency-Ward 10 movie Emergency-Ward 10 1957 as Sally Graham
25 Front Page Story movie Front Page Story 1965 as Ingar
26 Gideons Way movie Gideons Way 1964 as Sue Young
27 Half Hour Story movie Half Hour Story 1967 as Angie
28 Juke Box Jury movie Juke Box Jury 1959 as Herself - Panelist
29 Living Famously movie Living Famously 2002 as Herself
30 Man at the Top movie Man at the Top 1970 as Tricia Kennedy
31 Nobody Is Norman Wisdom movie Nobody Is Norman Wisdom 1973 as Moira
32 Our Man at St. Marks movie Our Man at St. Marks 1963 as Jackie Hawkins
33 Owen, M.D. movie Owen, M.D. 1971 as Mary Jane Phillips
34 Prisoner movie Prisoner 1979 as Camilla Wells
35 Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) movie Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) 1969 as Jeannie Hopkirk
36 Return of the Saint movie Return of the Saint 1978 as Sandy
37 Sergeant Cork movie Sergeant Cork 1963 as Mary Briggs
38 Story Parade movie Story Parade 1964 as Rosie Sullivan
39 Taurus Rising movie Taurus Rising 1982 as Jennifer Brent
40 The Avengers movie The Avengers 1961 as Judy
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