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Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson is an American media mogul, executive chairman, and former Southern Baptist minister who advocates conservative Christian ideals. He presently serves as chancellor and CEO of Regent University and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network.

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Robertson during an Operation Blessing International appearance at Victory Fellowship Church in Metairie, Louisiana, providing relief to Hurricane Katrina victims (February 12, 2006)
Born Marion Gordon Robertson
(1930-03-22) March 22, 1930 (age 86)
Lexington, Virginia, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Washington and Lee University, Yale Law School
Alma mater Washington and Lee University
Yale Law School
The Biblical Seminary in New York
Occupation Chancellor of Regent University, Chairman of CBN, Evangelist
Years active 1961–present
Known for Christian talk show host and minister, author of political, spiritual and social books
Notable work The Secret Kingdom
Television The 700 Club (1966–present)
Title Doctor (honorary)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Adelia Elmer (m. 1954)
Children 4, including Gordon
Parent(s) Absalom Willis Robertson
Gladys Churchill
Website patrobertson.com

Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is an American media mogul, executive chairman, and former Southern Baptist minister who advocates conservative Christian ideals. He presently serves as chancellor and CEO of Regent University and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network.

Spanning over five decades, Robertson has a career as the founder of several major organizations and corporations as well as a university: The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), the International Family Entertainment Inc. (ABC Family Channel), Regent University, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), the Founders Inn and Conference Center, the Christian Coalition, an L-1011 Flying Hospital, Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, and CBN Asia. He is a best-selling author and the host of The 700 Club, a Christian News and TV program broadcast live weekdays on Freeform (formerly ABC Family) via satellite from CBN studios, as well as on channels throughout the United States, and on CBN network affiliates worldwide.

The son of U.S. Senator A. Willis Robertson, Robertson is a Southern Baptist and was active as an ordained minister with that denomination for many years, but holds to a charismatic theology not traditionally common among Southern Baptists. He unsuccessfully campaigned to become the Republican Party's nominee in the 1988 presidential election. As a result of his seeking political office, he no longer serves in an official role for any church. His media and financial resources make him a recognized, influential, and controversial public voice for conservative Christianity in the United States.

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