Ralph Waite

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Birthday
22, 1928
Birthplace
White Plains, NY
Death Date
Feb 13, 2014 (85)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1928
Birthplace
White Plains, NY
Death Date
Feb 13, 2014 (85)

About

Actor who earned Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his roles in the television series, The Waltons and Roots.

Before Fame

He was a member of the U.S. Marines from 1946 to 1948 and briefly worked as a social worker.

Trivia

He is also known for his supporting film roles in The Bodyguard (1992) and Cliffhanger (1993).

Family Life

He married his third wife, Linda East, in 1982 and he has three daughters from his first marriage to Beverly Waite.

Associated With

He played Mark Harmon 's on-screen father on TV's NCIS.