Peter Flanigan has revealed he thought his acting days were over before winning his role in Neighbours.

Peter cut his acting teeth in long-running US serial As The World Turns during his early days as a model in New York.

But Peter – who was once the face of Gillette – didn’t enjoy the experience and thought his time as an actor was over.

“A friend of mine convinced me to go back to acting, so I decided to give it another shot and I got the role as Andrew Simpson,” he explained.

Peter added that he was enjoying his time on the soap.

He told the official Neighbours website: “I’m really enjoying my time on Neighbours. I love the location shooting and the people. Everybody here has been really helpful and they’re all so interesting.”

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