Patrick Labyorteaux

Patrick Labyorteaux


7/22/1965, Los Angeles, California

Birth Name

Patrick Labyorteaux



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Patrick Laborteaux
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Patrick Labyorteaux was born July 22, 1965, in Los Angeles, California. He is an actor who has starred on both television and in films. His best known TV roles are on the hit NBC series Little House on the Prairie as Andrew 'Andy' Garvey from 1977-1981, and on…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Designed the wedding ring for his wife, together with L.A jeweler Henry Morett.

    • His first date with Tina Albanese, now his wife, was at a concert of Cheap Trick at the House of Blues.

    • Kept his relationship with JAG associate producer, Tina Albanese, a secret until they officially announced their engagement.

    • Writing credits include the big-screen comedy National Lampoon's Last Resort and an episode of JAG, on which he also costars.

    • Onetime member of the famed Groundlings comedy troupe.

    • In 1992, he and his brother, actor Matthew Laborteaux, with whom he founded the Youth Rescue Fund, a charity dedicated to helping runaways, appeared before a House sub-committee to plead the case of runaways and raised $11 million for youth shelters across America.

    • Patrick is married to Tina Albanese- October 3, 1998. Together they have a son named, Jeau Bennett, whose birthday is July 11, 2001.

    • Patrick is the older brother of actor, Matthew Labyorteaux.

  • Quotes

    • (talking about his wife)
      Patrick: Our first date was a Cheap Trick concert at the House of Blues. From that night, i knew she was the one.

    • (About J.A.G)
      Patrick: The show has given me a life... and a wife

    • (About the hit series J.A.G and his role, Bud)
      Patrick: The weird thing about the show is that everything that happened to Bud, happened to me about a year later, with the exception of this last baby storyline. Bud got married, and a year later I married the producer of the show, Tina Albanese. We started dating secretly on the set, no one knew.