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Phil Robertson Celebrates 69th Birthday

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Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson celebrates his 69th birthday on April 24.

Phil Alexander Robertson is the patriarch of the Robertson family. He created the Duck Commander duck call in 1972, and incorporated the Duck Commander Company in 1973.

In one of the episodes you can see the shed on Robertson land where Phil created the first duck call.Phil Robertson Celebrates 69th Birthday

Phil Robertson played college football at Louisiana Tech University, starting ahead of Hall-of-Famer Terry Bradshaw, and was drafted by the NFL after his junior year by the Washington Redskins.

He turned it down and quit football because it interfered with duck season.

Phil Robertson is known for his dislike of modern technology (he proudly admits that he does not own a cellphone or a computer).