WorldCat Identities

Waite, Ralph 1928-2014

Overview
Works: 419 works in 689 publications in 2 languages and 20,618 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical television programs  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Television adaptations  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, nar, 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 Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

46 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 3,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
The bodyguard by Whitney Houston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,393 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 )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 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 )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,221 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 869 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 )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 819 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 )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 696 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 603 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 )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertical Limit: A young climber launches a rescue effort up K2 in a race against time to save his sister and her summit team
The Waltons by Michael Learned( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 532 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
Carnivàle by Deane Taylor( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 528 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 516 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 )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 516 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
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
The Waltons( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 411 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 404 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 movie collection( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Walton must choose which man in her life to marry; Mary Ellen suffers an accident on her honeymoon that may leave her unable to bear children; the family begins to arrive back at Walton's Mountain for Thanksgiving; John-Boy comes home from New York and finds the rest of the family facing their own personal struggles around Thanksgiving; John-Boy and his fiancée start to plan their wedding in New York and find themselves going to Walton's Mountain to plan the ceremony; John-Boy and his pregnant wife return for John and Olivia's fortieth wedding anniversary
The magnificent seven ride!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 310 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 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeward bound II: When Chance, Sassy, and Shadow are accidentally separated from their vacationing owners, they must navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, both man and beast. It's another incredible journey for three very brave, very lovable pets
Gabe the cupid dog by Boti Bliss( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 238 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 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 (182)

Spanish (1)

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The bodyguardThe WaltonsThe WaltonsThe Waltons movie collection