Ralph Waite (I) (1928–2014)

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Waltons (1972-1981) | Cliffhanger (1993) | The Bodyguard (1992)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jun 22, 1928 (died Feb 13, 2014)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (61 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Jackson Gibbs (9 episodes, 2008), In Memory Of (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2008–2014 9
    • Honor Thy Father (May 13, 2014) Jackson Gibbs (archive footage), In Memory Of  Less
    • Better Angels (Nov 5, 2013) Jackson Gibbs  Less
    • The Namesake (Oct 30, 2012) Jackson Gibbs  Less
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  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Father Matt / Father Watt (98 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2014 98
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  • Primary photo for BonesBones (TV Series) Hank Booth (3 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2013 3
  • Primary photo for Old HenryOld Henry (TV Short) Henry  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Off the MapOff the Map (TV Series) Abuelito (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Irving Waller (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr.Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (TV Movie) Grandpa Ventura  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Sheriff Montgomery (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Generation GapGeneration Gap (TV Movie) Chick  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The CleanerThe Cleaner (TV Series) Jonus Mullins (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for CaneCane (TV Series) Father Mike (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Felton Metz '07 (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Murder 101: If Wishes Were HorsesMurder 101: If Wishes Were Horses (TV Movie) Jacob Brawley  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for CarnivàleCarnivàle (TV Series) Reverend Norman Balthus (16 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2005 16
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  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Walter Josephson (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for BlessingsBlessings (TV Movie) Sheriff  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for SpiritSpirit (TV Movie) Jacob  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for All My ChildrenAll My Children (TV Series) Bart (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for The President's ManThe President's Man (TV Movie) President Mathews  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Chicken Soup for the SoulChicken Soup for the Soul (TV Series) Dad (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Rocket PowerRocket Power (TV Series) Doc Freimouth (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Gene Morton (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The Third TwinThe Third Twin (TV Movie) Senator Proust  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for A Walton EasterA Walton Easter (TV Movie) John Walton  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for OrleansOrleans (TV Series) Otis Leblanc  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for Murder OneMurder One (TV Series) Malcolm Dietrich (7 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 7
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  • Primary photo for A Walton WeddingA Walton Wedding (TV Movie) John Walton  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for A Season of HopeA Season of Hope (TV Movie) Sam Hackett  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Sin & RedemptionSin & Redemption (TV Movie) Cal Simms  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Time TraxTime Trax (TV Series) Lamont Carson (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
    • Missing (Feb 7, 1994) Lamont Carson  Less
  • Primary photo for KeysKeys (TV Movie) Dr. C.J. Halligan  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for A Walton Thanksgiving ReunionA Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (TV Movie) John Walton  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Shannon's DealShannon's Deal (TV Series) Harry (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Sparks: The Price of PassionSparks: The Price of Passion (TV Movie) Orville Lemon  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) D.A. Paul Robbins (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Alma Murder (Mar 12, 1989) D.A. Paul Robbins  Less
  • Primary photo for Red Earth, White EarthRed Earth, White Earth (TV Movie) Martin  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Crime of InnocenceCrime of Innocence (TV Movie) Frank Hayward  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Growing PainsGrowing Pains (TV Movie) Rob  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The MississippiThe Mississippi (TV Series) Ben Walker (23 episodes, 1983), Director (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983–1984 23
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  • Primary photo for A Good SportA Good Sport (TV Movie) Tommy O'Bannon, Executive Producer  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for A Day for Thanks on Walton's MountainA Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) John Walton  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Mother's Day on Waltons MountainMother's Day on Waltons Mountain (TV Movie) John Walton  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for A Wedding on Walton's MountainA Wedding on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) John Walton  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Gentleman BanditThe Gentleman Bandit (TV Movie) Father Bernard Pagano  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) John Walton, Sr. (196 episodes, 1972), Director (16 episodes, 1973), Performer ("God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen") (1 episode, 1978), Performer ("The Old Spinning Wheel") (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1972–1981 196
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  • Primary photo for Angel CityAngel City (TV Movie) Jared Teeter  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for The Waltons: A Decade of the WaltonsThe Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (TV Movie) John Walton, Sr. / Himself  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for OHMSOHMS (TV Movie) Floyd Wing  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Look Up and LiveLook Up and Live (TV Series) Host (1 episode)  Less 1954–1979 1
  • Primary photo for Red AlertRed Alert (TV Movie) Henry Stone  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Slater (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 2
  • Primary photo for Waiting for GodotWaiting for Godot (TV Movie) Pozzo  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Secret Life of John ChapmanThe Secret Life of John Chapman (TV Movie) John Chapman  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Thanksgiving StoryThe Thanksgiving Story (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for NicholsNichols (TV Series) Sam Burton (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for BonanzaBonanza (TV Series) Hoby Miles (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for N.Y.P.D.N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) Robert Stryker (2 episodes, 1967)  Less 1967–1968 2
  • Primary photo for The Borgia StickThe Borgia Stick (TV Movie) Man from Toledo  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Desperate HoursThe Desperate Hours (TV Movie) Lt. Fredericks  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for HawkHawk (TV Series) Chauffeur (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
Self (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for NCIS - Season 10: X Marks the Spot: A Look at Season XNCIS - Season 10: X Marks the Spot: A Look at Season X (Video) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for A Walton's Family ReunionA Walton's Family Reunion (TV Movie) Himself - Actor  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The WestThe West (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Wild by LawWild by Law Aldo Leopold (voice)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Reading RainbowReading Rainbow (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CBS: On the AirCBS: On the Air (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CBS GalaxyCBS Galaxy (TV Special) Himself - Guest  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself (8 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1977
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  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild AwardsThe 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself (In Memoriam) (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative ServiceNCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV Series) Jackson Gibbs (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Honor Thy Father (May 13, 2014) Jackson Gibbs (archive footage)  Less

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