WorldCat Identities

Waite, Ralph 1928-2014

Overview
Works: 416 works in 718 publications in 2 languages and 20,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical television programs  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, nar
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph Waite
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Waite
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
The bodyguard by Whitney Houston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her film debut, Houston plays Rachel Marron, a music/movie superstar at her peak. Fans want to see her, hear her, touch her. But one wants to kill her - and that's where security expert Frank Farmer (Costner) comes in. Farmer is a professional who never lets his guard down. Rachel's glamorous life often puts her at risk. Each expects to be in charge. What they don't expect is to fall in love
Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco by David R Ellis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three pets get separated from their owners and navigate the mean streets of San Francisco
Letters to God by Ni ke sen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Tyler is armed with strong faith and courage as he faces a battle against cancer. His prayers take the form of letters he sends to his ultimate pen pal, God, on a daily basis. These letters find their way into the hands of Tyler's postman, Brady, who is at a crossroads in his life and searching for meaning. Brady is at first confused over what to do, but his decision ultimately is a testament to the power of Tyler's shining spirit, bravery, and grace
The Waltons( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olivia returns home, her health restored. Ben and Cindy welcome another Walton into the world. Cousin Rose and her grandchildren fill empty rooms in the Walton home. Mary Ellen and Erin challenge scoffing men in a horse race. Jim-Bob graduates from high school and makes a decision that fills the family with profound pride
The Waltons( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-disc set contains all 24 year-one episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
The Waltons( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Thomas plays the key role of John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression and a fledgling writer whose observations are filled with the growing-up lessons and love he receives from his family
The Waltons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-disc set contains all 24 year-three episodes of the series about John-Boy Walton, a youth on the verge of manhood during the Great Depression
Cliffhanger by Renny Harlin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rocky Mountain rescue workers discover a distress call to locate five climbers is really a trap set by a merciless international terrorist, and millions of dollars and their own lives hang in the balance
The Waltons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through tests, tears, and triumphs as a fire drives the Waltons from their home, John-Boy becomes a scriptwriter, Mary Ellen applies to nursing school, and Jim-Bob discovers a fact about his birth, all while Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world
The Waltons by Michael Learned( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This season is a big year for welcomes-- welcome back to John-Boy, visiting from New York, and to Grandma, finally home from the hospital. And welcome to the family for Mary Ellen and Curt's baby boy, John Curtis. But all that joy is set against the tragedy of events in the outside world. As the fall of 1939 turns into the spring of 1940, war rages in Europe-- and the Waltons are soon caught in its chilling grasp. Curt is called up for duty, soldiers train on Walton property, the first local enlistee dies, and British children flee the Blitz for the safety of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Depression is ending-- but even tougher times lie ahead
The Waltons( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In this season, The Blue Ridge chronicle hits the streets, with publisher John-Boy covering everything from a local break-in (Ben is among the suspects) to his eyewitness account of the crash of the Hindenburg; Mary Ellen becomes the first Walton child to marry; Jason works in a honkytonk; Grandma has a set-to with the minister
Carnivàle( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serie de TV (2003-2005). 2 temporadas. 24 episodios. En 1934, en el sur de los Estados Unidos, en plena Gran Depresión (tras el crack bursátil de 1929 que condenó a la pobreza a millones de norteameriacanos), Ben Hawkins, un joven huérfano de 18 años, se une a un circo que es una mezcla de freaks, prostitución y vaudeville. Ben tiene poderes curativos que lo asustan y sueña con un mundo donde en lugar de pobreza haya bienestar: es el mundo del Padre Justin, pastor metodista que vive con su hermana Iris en California, en un apacible mundo hasta que comienza a tener visiones. Desde ese momento los caminos de ambos protagonistas se cruzarán de forma inexorable
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dropout from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest
The Waltons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television series about the Walton family living on Walton's Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. In this season, the Waltons plunge into the chaos and heroism of World War II. John-Boy reports from London for "Stars and stripes," Mary Ellen nurses the war wounded, Jason, Ben and even Jim-Bob debate joining up, and John and Olivia expand their lumber business to aid in the war effort. But the personal events are almost as dramatic: still reeling from Grandpa's death, the family experiences the sorrow of losing another family member-- and the surprise of gaining a new Walton
The Waltons movie collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six made-for-TV movies chronicling thelife of the Walton family from the late 1940s to the late 1960s
The magnificent seven ride!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff attempts to rescue a group of women from vicious bandits with the help of a band of tough convicts
Homeward bound : the incredible journey ; Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeward bound II: When Chance, the American bulldog; Sassy, the Himalayan cat; and Shadow, the golden retriever accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, the pets navigate the streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge
Gabe the cupid dog by Boti Bliss( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabe plays Cupid to make Eric fall in love with the girl next door to keep him in America
 
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Roots
Alternative Names
Radulphus Waite

Ralph Waite acteur américain

Ralph Waite actor estadounidense

Ralph Waite actor estatunidenc

Ralph Waite ameerika näitleja

Ralph Waite American actor

Ralph Waite americký herec a režisér

Ralph Waite Amerikaans acteur

Ralph Waite Amerikaanse akteur

Ralph Waite amerikansk skådespelare

Ralph Waite amerikansk skodespelar

Ralph Waite amerikansk skuespiller

Ralph Waite amerykański aktor

Ralph Waite ator

Ralph Waite attore statunitense

Ralph Waite US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ralph Waite yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Ральф Уэйт актёр США

Ռալֆ Ուեյթ

ראלף וייט

ראלף וייט שחקן אמריקאי

رالف وايت ممثل أمريكي

رالف ویت بازیگر آمریکایی

랠프 웨이트

ラルフ・ウェイト

拉尔夫·韦特

Languages
English (204)

Spanish (1)

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