Ralph Waite biography

Ralph Waite

Actor, Film actor

1928 – 2014

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Who was Ralph Waite?

Ralph Waite was an American actor, voice artist, and political activist, best known for his role as John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons, which he occasionally directed. He portrayed the slave ship first mate "Slater" in Roots. In addition, Waite appeared in many guest roles on numerous television series, most recently in a recurring role in NCIS as the father of Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

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Born
Jun 22, 1928
White Plains
Also known as
  • 拉尔夫·韦特
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bucknell University
  • Yale Divinity School
Employment
  • Marines, US Marines
    (1946 - 1948)
  • Harper & Row
Lived in
  • White Plains
Died
Feb 13, 2014
Palm Desert

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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