Ralph Waite

Ralph Waite bio

Birth Name: Ralph Harold Waite

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: White Plains

Date Of Birth: June 22, 1928

Date Of Death: February 13, 2014

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ralph Waite was born on the 22nd of June, 1928. He was famous for being a TV Actor. Actor who earned Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his roles in the television series, The Waltons and Roots.

Ralph Waite was born in White Plains. He was a member of the U.S. Marines from 1946 to 1948 and briefly worked as a social worker. He is also known for his supporting film roles in The Bodyguard (1992) and Cliffhanger (1993).

Ralph Waite was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ralph Waite was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Ralph Harold Waite is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Ralph’s Ralph Harold Waite attended Bushnell University, Yale University Divinity School for a MA.


Ralph Waite’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ralph Waite’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ralph Waite kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ralph Waite was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ralph Harold Waite
RELIGION: Presbyterian
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ralph Waite was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Ralph Waite was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Ralph Waite had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Ralph Waite’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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