Patrick Labyorteaux

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Patrick Labyorteaux (born July 22, 1965) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles of Andrew Garvey on the NBC series Little House on the Prairie as well as Bud Roberts on the hit CBS series JAG. Labyorteaux is the brother of actor Matthew Laborteaux and actress Jane Laborteaux, and the son of Frances Marshall Laborteaux. Patrick was adopted at a young age after being labeled "unadoptable." Early in his career he would be billed under the name Patrick Laborteaux, dropping the "y". He has starred on TV and in film; his well known TV roles are on the hit NBC series Little House on the Prairie as Andrew 'Andy' Garvey from 1977–1981, and on the CBS hit series JAG as Lt. Cmdr. Bud Roberts from 1995–2005, a role he would reprise for an episode of JAG's spinoff, NCIS. Near the end of the series Labyorteaux's character lost his leg, leading to speculation that the actor had in fact lost his leg, but the show's spokesperson, Diane Ekeblad, stated, “I’m happy to report Patrick Labyorteaux has not suffered any injury regarding his leg. He’s just a very good actor.
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