His character Con the Fruiterer, won him King of Moomba.
According to Mitchell, his oddest job he has had is delivering singing telegrams in a devil costume. It only lasted two weeks.
He trained to be an English teacher.
He won much acclaim as Mr. Bumble in the stage production of Oliver.
His first television gig was on The Eleventh Hour.
He has three kids.
Mark has worked with Telstra, The Master Building Association, IBM, Mars Con fectionery, Tag Heuer, United Distillers, Scienceworks Museum, Harvey Norman, National Australia Bank, Microsoft, Swift & Moore, Tattersalls, Mercedes Benz and many more as a guest speaker, MC or other similar positions.
He was cast in Chicken Little without auditioning.
He has acted in Defending the Caveman, a global production about husbands/boyfriends, getting out to plays with their girlfriends/wives.
He is known as Gentleman of Australian Comedy by some.
Mitchell is an Australian Day Ambassador.
Mitchell has been Chief Patron for National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. He is also "Father" of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
On The Comedy Company, he played both Con the Fruiterer and his wife Marika. It is thought in show business that playing two people in one scene is one of the hardest things you could do.
His alter-ego, Con the Fruiterer, is undoubtedly one of Australia's most famous and hilarious fictional characters.
Mitchell voiced a character in Disney film Chicken Little.
Mark: I chose to do it when I had three children and I thought that there wasn't a lot of quality stuff for kids on TV. I was prepared to make a commitment, so for the next 10 years I'd just do stuff for kids, so my kids could see it.
Mark: Paul Hogan brought Australia to the world.