Who is the fourth brother on ‘Duck Dynasty’?
BY R.D. Heldenfels Akron Beacon Journal (MCT)
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Q. Being a fan of “Duck Dynasty” on A&E,
my question is: when they show old pictures of
the brothers (without beards) there are four of
them. Number four is not mentioned on the
show. Do you know anything about him?
A. Yes. In addition to brothers Willie, Jase and
Jeptha – seen on the show along with their
father, Phil, and uncle Si – there is a fourth
Robertson brother, Alan, who does not work in
the family’s business. The oldest of the brothers
“left the duck call business when he received
the call for full time ministry in 1988 and now
serves as a senior pastor in West Monroe, LA.,”
says the site of Duck Commander, the family
enterprise. “Alan is still a part of the family’s
commitment to spreading the gospel of Christ
through their love of hunting and the great outdoors.
He calls himself a Jacob in a family of
By the way, “Duck Dynasty” will be back for
a third season on Feb. 27.
Q.“NCIS” is my favorite show. What has Mark
Harmon done before the show? I have seen the
actor who plays Ducky.
A. Harmon, who plays Leroy Jethro Gibbs on
the show, has long been one of the most reliable
actors in movies and television. His TV
series included “St. Elsewhere,” “Chicago
Hope,” “Flamingo Road” and “Reasonable
Doubts,” and he famously played serial killer
Ted Bundy in the TV-movie “The Deliberate
Stranger.” Among his big-screen credits are
“Summer School,” “Wyatt Earp” and “The
Before he became an actor, he was a standout
quarterback at UCLA. (His father, Tom
Harmon, was a Heisman Trophy winner and
later a broadcaster; his mother was actress
Q. I saw a few episodes of the show “Partners”
on CBS and thought it was pretty funny. I
haven’t seen it on in the last month, and am
hoping that it is on a break and not canceled!
Any news you can provide?
A. Yes. The show has been canceled.
Q. Is “Ringer” ever coming back?
A. No, the CW decided not to renew the Sarah
Michelle Gellar drama after it aired for a single,
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