Matthew Labyorteaux - Updated Jul 2024

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Matthew Labyorteaux

Matthew Labyorteaux is an American film actor, television actor as well as a voice artist. Matthew Labyorteaux is also renowned as Matthew Charles for his work in animation. He is widely known for presenting Albert Quinn Ingalls on Little House in the Prairie from 19778 to 1983. His other renowned works are Mulan (1998) and Deadly Friend (1986).

Early Life

Matthew Labyorteaux was born on December 8, 1966, and his birthplace is Los Angeles, California, USA. His birth name is Matthew Charles Labyorteaux.

Currently, Matthew’s age is 57 years old. His birth sign is Sagittarius. He is an adopted child.

He was adopted by interior designer and talented artist Ronald Labyorteaux and actress Frances Marshall. His siblings are Patrick Labyorteaux and Jane Labyorteaux. Patrick is also an actor.

Matthew Labyorteaux childhood

Caption: Matthew Labyorteaux during his childhood (IMDB)

During his childhood, he could not walk until the age of 3 and never spoke until he was 5.

He only pitched tantrums despite his family giving him much-needed support until he ultimately became a successful actor.

Labyorteaux is a skilled video game player. In October 1981, he acquired 10th place for Centipede at the Atari, Inc. world championships.

Similarly, he became the United States Pac-Man champion at a People-sponsored tournament in April 1982.

Matthew Labyorteaux – Net Worth 2024

The versatile actor and voice artist, Matthew Labyorteaux has an estimated net worth of $400k. He has acquired millions of dollars from his successful and wonderful career in the line of acting.

His hardship and dedication are seen in his acting which is the reason for him being one of the best actors of his generation.

Through his net worth, he is living a luxurious life by fulfilling all his needs and desires. However, his annual salary and other fixed properties are still unknown.


Though there is no clear information regarding any past relationship of the renowned personality, there is a rumor that the actor was dating Kirsty Swanson.

But neither, Matthew nor his rumored girlfriend Kirsty confirmed it.

Apart from this, there is no controversy or rumors about him to date which seems that he prefers to keep his private life behind the media and public.

Body Measurements

The dashing personality stands at a fair height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.7m). Likewise, he weights 70kgs (155lbs) and has hazel color eyes with black hair color.

Talking more detail body measurement of Matthew Labyorteaux has a chest size of 39inches and biceps of 14inches and his athletic body makes him more handsome.

Career and Professional Life

Matthew was diagnosed with an autistic condition and the doctor ruled that he could barely live a normal life.

But he astonished everyone when he led an acting role in John Cassavetes’s piece, A Woman Under the Influence (1974).

He then starred in a role as Albert Ingalls on Little House from 1978 to 1983.

matthew labyorteaux career

Caption: Matthew Labyorteaux during the shoot (Heights4U)

When we talk about his career, At the age of 7 years old, he played his dramatic role as Peter Falk in A Woman Under The Influence.

Apart from this, he also starred in The Red Hand Gang television series and Whiz Kids from 1983 to 1984.

Furthermore, he gave his most remarkable role as an actor when he played Paul Conway in Wes Crave’s Deadly Friend.

He has also emerged as a guest star on shows which include Here’s Boomer, Highway to Heaven, and The Love Boat among others.

Most recently, he has worked as a voice actor, presenting characterization in video games and animated features, secondary dialogue recording in film and television, and voice-over in advertisements.


In his long film and acting career, Matthew Labyorteaux has won many awards and lifetime achievements.

In the year 1983, he was nominated for Best Young Actor in a Drama Series, Little House in Prairie (1974).

Following the year, he was again nominated for Best Young Actor in a Drama Series in Little House in Prairie (1974).

In the same year, he was also nominated for Best Young Actor in a New Television Series in Whiz Kids (1983).

In this way, he has achieved many nominations and awards throughout his career.

Matthew Labyorteaux – Social Media

Well, he doesn’t seem to be much popular on social media. Even if, he may use social media but there is no official account of him in public. Moreover, he has not made any of his accounts public.