We cannot just help but admire the level of success that has been achieved by American actor, TV writer, and producer Patrick Labyorteaux. Nothing is known about his biological roots but he was a child afflicted by malnutrition in the children’s shelter where he was already confirmed unadoptable by the social workers before his adoptive parents decided to accept him.
Patrick grew up as a privileged child of the Labyorteaux family and today, he is famous as an entertainer. He made his acting debut on the set of Mame in 1974 but he is best recognized for projects like Little House on the Prairie – an NBC series where he portrayed the character of Andrew “Andy” Garvey. He spent almost four years on the series – from 1977 to 1981. He is also known for the CBS series popularly known as JAG where he was cast in the role of Lt. Cmdr. Bud Roberts – a role which occupied him for over ten years from 1995 to 2005, NCIS which came as the spin-off of JAG gave him a reprisal in three episodes.
Patrick Labyorteaux has appeared as a guest actor in TV shows like Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Starsky & Hutch, The Love Boat, 21 Jump Street, Ghost Whisperer, Living Single, iCarly and Yes, Dear. His movie projects include; Summer School – a comic movie which cast him in the lead role of Kevin Winchester – a football player, it was released in 1987. He arrived as Ram Sweeney in the 1989 cult movie known as Heathers. In addition to his acting roles, he has lent his voice to animated productions like Godzilla: The Series as well as Spider-Man: The Animated Series.
Early Life and Career
His biological parents are unknown but records have it that he was born in LA California on the 22nd of July 1965. He is the adoptive child of actress Frances Mae “Frankie” Labyorteaux who used the stage name of Frances Marshall, his adoptive father’s name is Ronald “Ron” Labyorteaux. We don’t have the details of his personal life before adoption but the little available information says that he was adopted when he was nine months old and named Patrick Francis Labyorteaux.
According to his adoptive mother, he had a case of malnutrition and the social workers had already labeled him unadoptable when she met him for the first time. Patrick Labyorteaux soon became a brother to Matthew Labyorteaux who was also adopted into the family at 10 months old. A sister named Jane Labyorteaux joined the family a while later but the details of her adoption are not known. Both Matthew and Jane are also artists in the entertainment industry.
Patrick spent his formative years in Los Angeles and attended school there. Together with his brother Matthew, he founded Rescue Funds – a charity with its main focus on helping runaways. Their fundraising project for youth shelters across the US came to $11 million.
What Is Patrick Labyorteaux’s Net Worth?
In addition to his job as a competent TV writer and producer, Patrick’s prowess as an actor has gained substantial recognition. He has amassed a lot of wealth from his outstanding work in the world of entertainment and is living a lavish life at the moment. Although his net worth is said to be under review, a source has it pegged at $1 million while another source took it as high as $18 million. Important to note that his film titled 3 Ninja which was released in 1992 with the production cost of $6 million, grossed at a whopping $29 million in box collection.
His Wife and Children
The actor has been in an enduring marriage since 1998, his spouse is TV producer Tina Albanese. The duo tied the nuptial knot on the 3rd of October 1998 and their union has lasted for over two decades and still counting. They made their engagement official after dating secretly for a couple of years. The couple is blessed with a son named Jeau Bennett Labyorteaux who came into the world at Cedars Sinai Medical Center LA, on the 11th of July 2001.
Patrick and Tina first met on the set of the television show titled JAG where he was cast as Bud Roberts and Tina came in as associate producer. Along with his wife Tina, he wrote and created the 2012 See Dad Run – the Nick at Nite original series with Scott Baio in the leading role. The couple also sufficed as the executive producers on the series which lasted for 55 episodes – three seasons.
What Is His Height?
Patrick Labyorteaux’s height is listed as 5 feet 11 inches, approximately 180cm. There is no information on the details of his other body measurements but from what is obvious, his hair is grey in color and his eyes are light brown.