|Name:||Mitch Craig Pileggi|
|Also Known As:||MP, Cumin (Gillovny fandom)|
|Works:||The X-Files, Tarzan (TV series), Stargate Atlantis, Sons of Anarchy, Dallas, Supernatural|
|Official Website(s):||@official Twitter account|
|Fan Website(s):||mitchpileggi.org, Running in High Heels|
|On Fanlore:||Related pages|
Mitch Pileggi (born April 5th 1952 in Portland, Oregon, USA) is an US-american actor known for his portrayal as Assistant Director Walter Skinner since the end of the final season The X-Files and both feature films. He played the recurring character of Colonel Steven Caldwell in the second season of Stargate Atlantis. He also played the recurring role of Sam and Dean Winchester's maternal grandfather, Samuel Campbell, in the TV series Supernatural. Since 1996 he is married to Arlene Warren, who worked as a stand-in for Gillian Anderson on The X-Files. The pair has one daughter. David Duchovny was his best man at the wedding.
The character of Walter Skinner and the actor who portrays him have a quite a fanbase in the X-Files fandom. A large part of the fans seem to be females.
Pileggi attended the Seattle X-Files Convention on October 13th 1996 and the several of the 10 The X-Files EXPOs. In 2013 he attended a panel with Gillian Anderson and Robert Patrick at The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo. In 2015 he also attended the Fan Expo Dallas. In 2015 he was part of 20 minute panel that was held after the screening of the first episode of The X-Files Event series at the New York Comic Con that also included Chris Carter and David Duchovny and hosted by Kumail Nanjiani.
In January 2011 Pileggi joined twitter with the handle @MitchPileggi, but deleted the account a few months later, citing that twitter was not his cup of tea. In February 2014 he joined twitter again with the account @MitchPileggi1. He engages a lot with fans via twitter where he answers questions or comments on recent topics.
MitchsPledgies are fans/supporters of Mitch Pileggi. The various social media accounts for Mitch Pledgies are run by Dita. Fans could submit questions to Pileggi that were answered via the Youtube account.
The fans also support the Pileggi supported charity by raising over $1000 for https://www.nokidhungry.org My evening with Mitch Pileggi – NYCC Off-Site Fundraiser.
- Mitch Pileggi - Hamma (Culcha Candela) by PrimusVonBaal
- Again A Long Slideshow Of Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Scully And Skinner by Dana logan
- https://twitter.com/mitchpileggi1 - official twitter account
- https://www.instagram.com/mitchpileggi2/ instagram account
- Mitch Pileggi Collection
- The Surly Skinner Webring
- http://philiater1.livejournal.com/ blog is primarily devoted to following the career of Mitch Pileggi, The X-Files, and what The X-Files alum are up to now]
- Mitch's Pledgies