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Walter Skinner (Character)
from "The X-Files" (1993)

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Overview

Biography:
Skinner is an FBI assistant director who served in the United States Marine Corps in the Vietnam War... See more »
Alternate Names:
A.D. Walter Skinner / Assistant Director Walter Skinner / FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner

Filmography

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  1. The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008) Played by Mitch Pileggi
    ... aka "The X-Files" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "The X-Files Movie" - USA (promotional title)
  2. Threads of Mythology, Part 4 (2005) (V) Played by Mitch Pileggi
  3. "The X-Files"
    ... aka "The X Files" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "X-File" - Japan (English title)
        - The Truth: Parts 1 & 2 (2002) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi
        - Sunshine Days (2002) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi
        - William (2002) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi
        - Jump the Shark (2002) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi
        - Providence (2002) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi
          (76 more)
  4. "The Lone Gunmen"
        - The Lying Game (2001) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi (as FBI Assistant Director Walter Skinner)
        - Tango de los Pistoleros (2001) TV episode, Played by Mitch Pileggi

  5. The X Files (1998) Played by Mitch Pileggi (as Assistant Director Walter Skinner)
    ... aka "The X Files: Fight the Future" - South Africa (English title) (cable TV title), USA (working title)
    ... aka "The X-Files" - USA (closing credits title)
    ... aka "X-Files: The Movie" - Japan (English title)
  6. The X-Files Movie Special (1998) (TV) Played by Mitch Pileggi
Video-game:
  1. The X Files: Resist or Serve (2004) (VG) Played by Mitch Pileggi (as A.D. Walter Skinner)

  2. The X Files Game (1998) (VG) Played by Mitch Pileggi (as Assistant Director Walter Skinner)
    ... aka "The X-Files" - USA (alternative title)
Archive Footage:
  1. The Cigarette Smoking Man Revealed (1999) (V) Played by Mitch Pileggi (as Assistant Director Walter Skinner)
  2. Secrets of the X Files, Part 1 (1995) (TV) Played by Mitch Pileggi

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Quotes:
From "The X-Files: Tooms (#1.20)" (1994)
[Skinner talks to Mulder in private]
Walter Skinner: Agent Scully, may I have a word with Agent Mulder, please?
[Scully leaves the room; the Cigarette Smoking Man stubs out a cigarette and lights a new one. Skinner takes off his glasses and sits next to Mulder]
Walter Skinner: Fox... you are one of the finest, most unique agents in the nearly sixty-year history of this institution. I mean, we were talking about you when you were in the academy. Now, most of us, including the director, feel that your talents are wasted on the X-Files. But we respect that you're deeply invested in those areas. But if these areas are creating such stress as to not only cause you to act inappropriately, but those agents close to you as well, then may I advise you to step away... for a while. Clear your head, take an extended vacation.
Fox Mulder: That's a good idea. Thanks for your concern.
[realizing he's not getting through, Skinner goes back to his desk and puts his glasses back on]
Walter Skinner: [quietly] You're forbidden to go near Eugene Tooms.
[Mulder gets up and prepares to leave]
Walter Skinner: Mulder...
[Mulder stops]
[...]
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