Patrick Labyorteaux (born July 22, 1965) is an American actor, television producer and television writer. In many of his earlier credits, his last name is spelled as "Laborteaux". He is best known for his roles of Andrew "Andy" Garvey on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie as well as Bud Roberts on the CBS series JAG and NCIS.
July 22, 1965 |
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Occupation||Actor, television producer, television writer|
|Spouse(s)||Tina Albanese (m. 1998)|
Life and careerEdit
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Labyorteaux is the adopted son of Ronald Labyorteaux (1930–1992), an interior designer and talent agent, and actress Frances Marshall (1927–2012). He is brother of actor Matthew Laborteaux and actress Jane Laborteaux. Patrick was adopted at a young age after being labeled "unadoptable". Early in his career he was billed under the name Patrick Laborteaux, dropping the "y".
He starred on television and in film. His well-known TV roles are on the hit NBC series Little House on the Prairie as Andrew "Andy" Garvey from 1977–81, and on the CBS hit series JAG as Lt. Cmdr. Bud Roberts from 1995 to 2005, a role he reprised in three episodes of JAG's spin-off, NCIS. Other TV shows on which he has made guest appearances include Starsky & Hutch, 21 Jump Street, Living Single, Yes, Dear, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, The Love Boat, Ghost Whisperer, and iCarly.
He starred in films as well. He played Peter, great-nephew to Lucille Ball in the 1974 film "Mame." One of his well-known roles is in the 1987 comedy film Summer School as football player Kevin Winchester alongside future JAG/NCIS costar Mark Harmon. He appeared in the 1989 cult film Heathers as Ram Sweeney. He voices cartoons such as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, Godzilla: The Series and others.
Labyorteaux is married to television producer Tina Albanese, and they have a son together. He and Albanese are the creators and executive producers of the Nick at Nite sitcom See Dad Run, starring Scott Baio.
|1974||Only With Married Men||Peter West||TV movie|
|1977||A Circle of Children||Patrick||TV movie|
|1977||Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy||Ted Kennedy||TV movie|
|1977||Opening Night||Child Actor||Uncredited|
|1978||The Comedy Company||Davey Byron||TV movie|
|1986||Prince of Bel Air||Justin||TV movie|
|1987||Summer School||Kevin Winchester|
|1991||Ski School||Ed Young|
|1991||Ghoulies III: Ghoulies Go to College||Mookey||Direct-to-video|
|1991||Adventures in Dinosaur City||Rex / Mr. Big (voice)|
|1994||National Lampoon's Last Resort||Young Hemlock||Direct-to-video|
|1995||High Lonesome||Postmaster||TV movie|
|1995||The Stranger Beside Me||Police Officer Lane||TV movie|
|2002||Redemption of the Ghost||Cameron|
|2009||Melancholy Baby||Zachariah Block||Short film|
|2010||In My Sleep||Rob|
|2011||2012: Ice Age||Bill Hart||Direct-to-video|
|1973||This Is the Life||Eric Barrington||Episode: "Child of Rage, Child of Tears"|
|1976||Shazam!||Bill Sherwood||Episode: "Ripcord"|
|1976||Captains and the Kings||Young Rory||TV miniseries (Chapter V)|
|1977–1981||Little House on the Prairie||Andrew "Andy" Garvey||43 episodes|
|1977||Starsky & Hutch||Richie Yeager||Episodes: "The Plague" (Parts 1–2)|
|1979||The Love Boat||Bobby Trymon||Episode: "Ages of Man/Bo 'n Sam/Families"|
|1979||Trapper John, M.D.||Billy||Episode: "One for My Baby"|
|1981||The Love Boat||Todd Andrews||Episode: "The Lady from Laramie/Vicki Swings/Phantom Bride"|
|1989||21 Jump Street||Pvt. Jack Weaver||Episode: "A.W.O.L."|
|1990||Paradise||Jerome||Episodes: "The Gates of Paradise", "Shadow of a Doubt"|
|1995–1998||Spider-Man||Flash Thompson (voice)||15 episodes|
|1995||Hope and Gloria||Howie||Episode: "Are We Having Fun Yet?"|
|1995||Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman||Bob Fences||Episode: "Contact"|
|1995||New York Daze||Stairmaster Guy||Episode: "Rebound Guy"|
|1995–2005||JAG||Lt. Bud Roberts Jr.||208 episodes|
|1996||The Last Frontier||Andy||6 episodes|
|1996||Living Single||Officer Solis||Episode: "The Engagement: Part 2"|
|1999||Godzilla: The Series||Dr. Hoffman (voice)||Episodes: "Monster Wars" (Parts 1–3)|
|2003||Yes, Dear||Lt. Bud Roberts Jr.||Episode: "Let's Get Jaggy with It"|
|2003, 2016–2018||NCIS||3 episodes|
|2007||Without a Trace||William Broeder||Episode: "The Beginning"|
|2008||Wildfire||Derek Polk||Episode: "Flames"|
|2008||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Bob Lenz||Episode: "Say Uncle"|
|2009||Ghost Whisperer||Jeffrey Crockett||Episode: "Ghost Busted"|
|2009||The Storm||Carter||TV miniseries|
|2009||Dexter||Cook (Sandwich Shop)||Episode: "Dirty Harry"|
|2009||iCarly||Wilson||Episode: "iFind Lewbert's Lost Love"|
|2016||American Crime Story||Mike Walker||Episode: "100% Not Guilty"|
|2016||Castle||Glen Hume||Episode: "Dead Again"|
|2016||Scandal||Doug Morton||Episode: "That's My Girl"|
|2017||Rebel||Dr. Adam Loyton||Episode: "Brother's Keeper"|
- "Patrick Labyorteaux". IMdb. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
- People, "Landon's Little Kids", September 11, 1978.
- "Nick at Nite Premieres Scott Baio Comedy, 'See Dad Run,' on Saturday, October 6". The Futon Critic. August 3, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2012.