Ralph Waite

Ralph Waite

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ralph Waite (born June 22, 1928) is an American actor. His most famous role may be John Walton Sr. on the 1970s CBS TV series The Waltons, which he occasionally directed. He is also well known for his portrayal of the slave ship first mate Slater in the mini-series Roots. More recently, he appeared as Reverend Norman Balthus for 16 out of 24 episodes over the two seasons of the HBO series Carnivàle (2003–2005). Currently, he has been portraying the recurring roles of Father Matt on the daytime serial Days of our Lives, of Jethro Gibbs's (Mark Harmon) father, Jackson Gibbs, on NCIS and of Seeley Booth's (David Boreanaz) grandfather, Hank Booth on Bones.


Born: Jun 22, 1928 In White Plains - New York - USA

Credits: 36


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Known For
CliffhangerThe BodyguardCool Hand LukeLast SummerChatoFive Easy PiecesHomeward Bound II: Lost in San FranciscoThe Magnificent Seven Ride!
Filmography
Gabe the Cupid DogGabe the Cupid Dog
Role: R.L. Dutton
2012
25 Hill25 Hill
Role: Ed
2011
Letters to GodLetters to God
Role: Mr. Perryfield
2010
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet DetectiveAce Ventura Jr: Pet Detective
Role: Grandpa Ventura
2009
Generation GapGeneration Gap
Role: Chick
2008
Silver CitySilver City
Role: Casey Lyle
2004
The President's ManThe President's Man
Role: President Mathews
2000
A Walton EasterA Walton Easter
Role: John Walton
1997
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San FranciscoHomeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Role: Shadow
1996
A Season of HopeA Season of Hope
Role: Sam Hackett
1995
Sioux CitySioux City
Role: Drew McDermott
1994
Sin and RedemptionSin and Redemption
Role: Cal Simms
1994
KeysKeys
Role: Dr. C.J. Halligan
1994
CliffhangerCliffhanger
Role: Frank
1993
A Walton Thanksgiving ReunionA Walton Thanksgiving Reunion
Role: John Walton
1993
The BodyguardThe Bodyguard
Role: Herb Farmer
1992
Crash and BurnCrash and Burn
Role: Lathan Hooks
1990
Sparks: The Price of PassionSparks: The Price of Passion
Role: Orville Lemon
1990
The Gentleman BanditThe Gentleman Bandit
Role: Father Bernard Pagano
1981
On the NickelOn the Nickel
Role: C.G.
1980
Angel CityAngel City
Role: Jared Teeter
1980
Red AlertRed Alert
Role: Henry Stone
1977
Kid BlueKid Blue
Role: Drummer
1973
The Stone KillerThe Stone Killer
Role: Mathews
1973
Trouble ManTrouble Man
Role: Pete Cockrell
1972
Hot Summer WeekHot Summer Week
Role: John
1972
The Magnificent Seven Ride!The Magnificent Seven Ride!
Role: Jim Mackay
1972
Chato's LandChato's Land
Role: Elias Hooker
1972
The Sporting ClubThe Sporting Club
Role: Olson
1971
LawmanLawman
Role: Jack Dekker
1971
The Grissom GangThe Grissom Gang
Role: Mace
1971
Five Easy PiecesFive Easy Pieces
Role: Carl Fidelio Dupea
1970
Last SummerLast Summer
Role: Peter's father
1969
A Lovely Way to DieA Lovely Way to Die
Role: Sean Magruder
1968
Cool Hand LukeCool Hand Luke
Role: Alibi
1967
The Desperate HoursThe Desperate Hours
Role: Lt. Fredericks
1967


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