Carlotta Andre (born October 5, 1987) is an Australian actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her roles in the Australian films, Off the Rails, The Combination and The Combination Redemption, and for her recurring role as “Karen” in the popular Australian television series, Packed to the Rafters.
Andre was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. She is the daughter of a French-Australian father and an English-Australian mother. She was raised with her two siblings in a multicultural household.
At a young age, Andre had already developed a passion for acting. She began participating in school plays and local theatre productions. After graduating from high school, she moved to Sydney to pursue an acting career.
In 2006, Andre landed her first major role in the Australian movie, Off the Rails. She played the role of the rebellious teenager, “Annie”, who was struggling with her parents’ divorce. Her performance in the movie earned her critical acclaim.
In 2009, she starred in the Australian movie, The Combination and its sequel, The Combination Redemption, both of which were box office successes. She also starred in the television series, Packed to the Rafters, as “Karen”, a troubled teen, for several seasons.
In addition to acting, Andre is also a singer-songwriter. She has released several singles, and her debut album, “Lonely Soul”, was released in 2012. The album was well received by critics and was certified gold in Australia.
Andre has also been involved in numerous charitable causes. She is an ambassador for the Child Cancer Foundation and has donated her time and money to several other charities.
Overall, Andre has had an impressive career in both acting and music. She has appeared in numerous films and television series, as well as releasing her own music. She is also a passionate advocate for various charitable causes.