Chris Mulkey (born 3 May 1948) is an American actor who has appeared in Captain Phillips, Patti Rocks, Against the Wall, Cloverfield, the NBC TV movie Knight Rider, and 24. He has also appeared on the TV series Boardwalk Empire, Friday Night Lights as well as the Graham Yost series Boomtown and Justified, and has acted in numerous TV shows and movies as far back the mid-1970s, such as Baretta and Twin Peaks. He appeared in the Wing Commander franchise as Jacob "Hawk" Manley. He also appeared in the science fiction action film The Hidden. He also appeared in The Purge, Slow Burn, Sanitarium and The Identical.
Mulkey was born in Viroqua, Wisconsin and is married to actress Karen Landry.