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Ralph Waite (I) (1928–2014)

Actor | Director | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
The Waltons (1972-1981) | Cliffhanger (1993) | On the Nickel (1980)
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, 2008–2014 ) , 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, 2009–2014 )  Less 2009–2014 98
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  • Primary photo for BonesBones (TV Series) Hank Booth ( 3 episodes, 2009–2013 )  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, 2003–2005 )  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, 1983–1984 ) , 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, 1972–1981 ) , Director ( 16 episodes, 1973–1980 ) , 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 ( 3 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 3
  • 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, 1967–1968 )  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, 1975–1977 )  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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