He’s the father figure we all wish we had. Whether from The X-Files, Supernatural, Stargate Atlantis, The Batman, or Walker, if you’ve ever needed a good guy to have your back, then the man you want is Mitch Pileggi!
With a career spanning two iterations of both Dallas and Walker, and the starring role of Skinner in The X-Files and The Lone Gunman, Mitch has graced our screens for decades. Other starring roles include Horace Pinker in Shocker, Commissioner Gordon in The Batman, Colonel Caldwell in Stargate Atlantis, Samuel Campbell in Supernatural, Darby in Sons of Anarchy and Dak’kon in Planescape: Torment. We’re thrilled that Mitch is stepping up and making his way to Metro City!

Come and meet Mitch Pileggi at Metro Comic Con – 13th & 14th July, Melbourne 2024.

  • The Friday Night FUNction – Meet Mitch at our Exclusive VIP event for Key to the City Pass Holders *
  • MEET & EAT – Saturday Night Dinner – Watch this space for more information about Dinner with Mitch

* The Key to The City is our VIP Specialty Ticket. PURCHASE HERE


Watch this space for more information and stay tuned to our Social Media for updates.


Mitch Pileggi

A Portland native, Mitch Pileggi began acting in high school in Turkey, in musical theatre. After returning to Austin, Texas from Iran, he performed in local theatres and continued his acting career with small roles in B-movies and series including Dallas, China Beach, Code of Vengeance, and Walker, Texas Ranger.

Mitch’s career began to take off in the 1980s, starring in several films, including Three O’Clock High, Brothers In Arms and Wes Craven’s cult horror sensation Shocker, as body-possessing serial killer Horace Pinker. In 1994, Mitch landed his most famed role, that of Assistant FBI Director Walter Skinner on The X-Files. Originally a recurring part, Mitch and the showrunners developed Skinner into the most integral character besides the two leads, remaining with the series until its end in 2002, including performing in The X-Files film, The X-Files: I Want to Believe and The X-Files video game, and later reprised the role in the 2016 miniseries.

Mitch has had more appearances and guest roles that we can mention here and has starred in many other series, including Eric Kripke’s Tarzan, Day Break and Grey’s Anatomy. Other notable roles include as Colonel Steven Caldwell, Commander of the Earth Battlecruiser, Daedalus in Stargate Atlantis; the villainous Ernest Darby, the head of a white supremacist gang called the “Nordics”, in Sons of Anarchy, Harris Ryland in the revived Dallas and Samuel Campbell, the maternal grandfather of Sam and Dean Winchester, in Supernatural.

Mitch has also performed as a voice actor, with major roles as the githzerai Dak’kon in the award-winning video game Planescape: Torment and Commissioner James Gordon in The Batman. Most recently, Mitch has starred as Bonham Walker, the father of the titular Cordell Walker, in CW’s Walker.

The Stargate Photo Duo with Mitch & Tony
VIP Friday Night FUNction (Key to the City pass only)
Meet & Eat - Saturday Night Dinner
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