Personal Info

Known For Acting

Known Credits 46

Gender Male

Birthday 1928-06-22

Day of Death 2014-02-13 (85 years old)

Place of Birth White Plains - New York - USA

Also Known As

  • -

Login to report an issue

Biography

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.

Acting

2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2005
2004
2003
2003
2002
2000
1997
1997
1996
1995
1995
1994
1994
1994
1993
1993
1992
1990
1990
1983
1981
1980
1980
1977
1977
1976
1973
1973
1972
1972
1972
1972
1972
1971
1971
1971
1970
1969
1968
1967
1967

Writing

1980

Directing

1980

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login