Prior to Walker, Pileggi also starred in another Texas set-series, Dallas. He has also starred in the popular X-Files series and had a major recurring role in Supernatural.
Mitch was born in Oregon, however he did not grow up there and only lived there for a short time. His father was in the military, which required him to constantly move around. He spent a lot of time living in Turkey, which is where he gained his love for acting.
- This is the second time that has filmed a series in Texas. He previously filmed the revival of Dallas in Texas several years ago.
- Mitch worked alongside Jared Padalecki in Season 6 of Supernatural, another CW television series. Mitch portrayed Samuel Campbell, the paternal grandfather and namesake of Jared's character, Sam Winchester.
- Jared Padalecki requested that Mitch play Bonham Walker.