WorldCat Identities

Waite, Ralph 1928-2014

Overview
Works: 395 works in 564 publications in 2 languages and 20,052 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television series  Biographical television programs  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
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 )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction. In Gambia, West Africa, young warrior Kunte Kinte is captured by slave traders and transported to Colonial Virginia
The bodyguard by Whitney Houston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her spectacular 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 )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 1,340 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 )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,206 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 is searching for meaning. Brady is at first is 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 )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 821 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 )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 794 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 )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 664 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 )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 587 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 )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabe Walker, in a dangerous mountain rescue attempt, becomes involved with a group of criminals who have hijacked a U.S. Treasury plane
The Waltons( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 533 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
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 529 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
The Waltons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 495 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
The Waltons by Michael Learned( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 400 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 391 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
Carnivàle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the final war between Good and Evil looms, two powerful avatars divided by fate share one mission. For Ben Hawkins and Brother Justin, the race is on to find the elusive Henry Scudder - and the fate of the world depends on who finds him first
The magnificent seven ride!( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 293 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 263 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
The Waltons movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six made-for-TV movies chronicling the life of the Walton family from the late 1940s to the late 1960s
Five easy pieces( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever
 
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Roots
Alternative Names
Radulphus Waite

Ralph Waite acteur américain

Ralph Waite ameerika näitleja

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 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 (122)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The bodyguardThe WaltonsThe WaltonsThe Waltons movie collection