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Mitch Pileggi

Mitch Pileggi

Mitch Pileggi is a favorite of audiences everywhere as the impassive Walter Skinner in The X-Files television series and feature film.

Some of Pileggi's feature film credits include Takedown, Vampire in Brooklyn, Basic Instinct, Guilty as Charged, Shocker and Return of the Living Dead.

Among his diverse and notable guest starring roles for television are: Walker, Texas Ranger, Players, Models Inc., ROC, Get a Life, Drexell's Class China Beach and Hooperman. He starred in a recurring role on Dallas and The Antagonists, and appeared in the telefilms Marabunta, Trapped and Knight Rider 2000.

Born in Portland, Oregon, Pileggi literally grew up all over the world in the wake of his father's job as a defense subcontractor for the Department of Defense. After attending the University of Texas, he worked briefly on Department of Defense contracts. Pileggi soon gravitated to regional theater in Austin, Texas, where he performed in stage productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Lone Star and Bent. Once he started landing small parts for television, Pileggi made the move to Los Angeles, where he currently resides with his family.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Mitch Pileggi Facts

BirthdayApril 5, 1952 (69)
BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Mitch Pileggi compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Stargate Atlantis (2005) tv
The X-Files (1993) tv
Knight Rider (1982) tv
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