John d Green photographed Annette Andre at his Kensington studio on 6 September 1966 for Birds of Britain. This previously unpublished photograph will be included in The Big Book of Birds of Britain (2017) from Ormond Yard Press.
Actress Annette Andre was born Annette Christine Andreallo in Sydney, Australia. She began work as a dancer and singer in radio and also worked in theatre and television. Her first film in Britain was This Is My Street (1964) and other film credits include The Heroes of Telemark (1965), He Who Rides a Tiger (1965), Up Jumped a Swagman (1965) with Frank Ifield, and the Charlie Drake comedy Mister Ten Per Cent (1967). She also played Philia in the 1966 film version of the Broadway musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Her longest running role was as Marty Hopkirk’s widow Jeannie Hopkirk in the ITC series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969–70). She also made guest appearances in other shows such as Whiplash, The Avengers, The Saint, Adam Adamant Lives!, The Troubleshooters, The Baron and The Prisoner.
During the 1970s Andre guest starred in episodes of The Persuaders!, The New Avengers and Return of the Saint. In the 1980s, she appeared in the soap opera Crossroads as well as returning to Australia to play Jennifer Brent in Taurus Rising and Camilla Wells in Prisoner (retitled Prisoner: Cell Block H in the US and UK).