Born in Los Angeles, California, Gower began his career at five years old as a child actor. His first substantial role was as Brookes Prentiss on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1981 to 1982. He continued with guest starring roles on The A-Team, T. J. Hooker, and The Wizard. In 1986, he starred with Oscar-winner Piper Laurie in an episode of The New Twilight Zone, “The Burning Man” (an adaptation of a Ray Bradbury short story). In 1987, Gower starred in the comedy/horror film The Monster Squad. Later that year, he starred for two seasons on the Fox series Mr. President with George C. Scott. From 1988 to 1989, Gower had a recurring role on The Hogan Family. Gower currently coaches actors and others entering the entertainment industry.

Andre has completed filming on the new movies Changeover.  He has a television show that he sold to Lionsgate should be going into production soon.

Andre also does live podcasts from events and cons with his Monster Squad co-star Ryan Lambert, called Squadcast.