Who is Patrick Labyorteaux?
Patrick Labyorteaux is an American actor, television writer, and producer. He is best known for playing the roles of Andrew Garvey on NBC’s ‘Little House on the Prairie’ and of Bud Roberts on CBS’s ‘JAG’. The actor has also guest-starred in several TV shows including ‘21 Jump Street’, ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’, ‘Starsky and Hutch’, ‘Living Single’, ‘Ghost Whisperer’, ‘NCIS’, ‘iCarly’ and ‘The Love Boat’. Labyorteaux has contributed to silver screen by working in movies, such as ‘Summer School’, ‘Heathers’, ‘Mame’, ‘Ski School’, ‘3 Ninjas’, ‘Yes Man’ and ‘In My Sleep’. He, along with his wife, also wrote and created the ‘Nick at Nite’ original series titled ‘See Dad Run’ that ran for three seasons. Labyorteaux, who is extremely benevolent in real life, founded the charity named ‘Youth Rescue Fund’ that aims to help runaways. This charity once pleaded the case of runaways before a House sub-committee and raised about $11 million for youth shelters across America.
Patrick Labyorteaux first appeared in the 1974 flick ‘Mame’. He then played the role of ‘Andrew Garvey’ in the series ‘Little House on the Prairie’. In 1986, he did the TV film ‘Prince of Bel Air’. A year later, the actor got featured in the comedy movie ‘Summer School’. He then did the cult flick ‘Heathers’, the comedy film ‘Ski School’ and the action-comedy movie ‘3 Ninjas’.
Then in 1993, Labyorteaux was cast for the horror-comedy flick ‘Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College’. The following year, he did the direct-to-video film ‘National Lampoon's Last Resort’. From 1995 to 2005, the American artist played the role of Bud Roberts in ‘JAG’. During this time, he also got featured in an episode of ‘NCIS’. Labyorteaux then did the movie ‘Yes Man’ in 2008. The same year, he was cast for the series ‘Wildfire’. Soon after this, he appeared in the miniseries ‘The Storm’ as well as in the film ‘In My Sleep’.
He then appeared in the film ‘2012: Ice Age’. After this, he guest-starred in the TV shows ‘Castle’, ‘Scandal’ and ‘Rebel’. Labyorteaux has also guest starred in shows ‘21 Jump Street’, ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’, ‘Starsky and Hutch’, ‘Living Single’, ‘Ghost Whisperer’, ‘iCarly’ and ‘The Love Boat’. He has served as a voice actor as well, by voicing characters in the cartoons ‘Godzilla: The Series’, ‘Spider-Man: The Animated Series’ and others.
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Patrick Labyorteaux was born on July 22, 1965, in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is the son of actress Frances Marshall and interior designer Ronald Labyorteaux who adopted him at a young age. His siblings are actress Jane Labyorteaux and Matthew Labyorteaux.
Patrick Labyorteaux is married to TV producer Tina Albanese. The couple has a son together, Jeau Bennett.