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RIP Ralph Waite

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Hank_Scorpio, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    In yet another sign that these happen in threes.


    http://www.mydesert.com/article/20140213/NEWS01/302130019/The-Waltons-actor-Ralph-Waite-dies-85-Palm-Desert
     
  2. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    He played a malicious slave trader in Roots. RIP.
     
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Another one who I thought had passed years ago.

    Abe Vigoda just shakes his head.
     
  4. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    You must not watch NCIS or Bones. He's had recurring appearances in each of those shows the last few years.
     
  5. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    Good Night, John Boy.

    RIP
     
  6. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    "Good night, Pa."

    :(
     
  7. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    That sucks. A fantastic TV dad and great actor. :(
     
  8. Gold

    Gold Active Member

    He also ran for Congress as a Democrat in the Palm Springs area (I think it was around 1990 or 1988), and lost a very close race.
     
  9. matt_garth

    matt_garth New Member

    Also part of the great supporting cast in "Cool Hand Luke."
     
  10. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Also lost a special election to fill Sonny Bonons term to Sonny's widow.
     
  11. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Had that great role in "The Client," too.
     
  12. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Back-sassed the road boss. Spent a night in the box.
     
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