Ralph Waite was an American actor and political activist, best known for his television role as John Walton, Sr. on The Waltons, which he occasionally directed. He also had supporting roles in movies like Cool Hand Luke (1967), Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Grissom Gang (1971), The Bodyguard (1992), and Cliffhanger (1993).

His only known Disney role was the voice of Shadow in Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (replacing the late Don Ameche).

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