EARLY LIFE: Pelletier was born and raised in Colorado, where he competed as a downhill ski racer for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, before suffering a lower back injury that shelved his dreams for the Olympic stage.
In 1993, Pelletier attended the University of Colorado [Boulder], and later transferred to Harvard University, where he graduated Cum Laude with a concentration in Psychology. His formal education went on to include advanced degree studies in Strategic Intelligence and CME modules at Harvard Medical School.
In 1995, Pelletier tested for his third Dan (degree) Black Belt in Taekwondo, and was awarded his certificate from the Kukkiwon Headquarters in Seoul, Korea. In 1997, Pelletier moved to Los Angeles where he worked as an Executive Protection (EP) operator for Hollywood celebrities and the private sector, before starting his work in show business. Among Pelletier’s assignments include close protection to visiting foreign nationals, dignitaries, and private security at the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. In 2013 Pelletier co-founded PMC, Miramar Logistics LLC, and currently sits on the Board of Directors as the company’s Managing Director.
HOLLYWOOD CAREER: Pelletier defines multi-hyphenate with a busy career. His work in the entertainment industry began as a voiceover for DIC Entertainment’s hit cartoon series Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?, which paved his way into the Screen Actors Guild, and later to guest star on a number of popular TV shows including Brotherly Love and Beverly Hills 90210. In 1999, after a short stint on MTV’s Road Rules, Pelletier starred in Toby Keith’s award winning music video, “You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This”, and later appeared in a number of commercials and print campaigns.
In 2001 Pelletier Optioned his first feature screenplay, then went on to develop properties for Hollywood’s foremost production companies and networks, including Discovery Channel, National Geographic, A&E, and Spike TV under the banner of his Creative Development Company, Veritas Film & Television. In 2010 Pelletier launched CoffeeRing Entertainment, as an indie-arm of Veritas to produce short format narrative, and from 2013-16, he wrote, directed, produced, and starred in Award-Winning short films, including The Rogue Report, SuperFLY and BOXED. Since ’01, Pelletier has written a number of feature screenplays, and has received multiple Options on his work. 2017-18 includes a Scott Eastwood picture going into production, and two short films out of CoffeeRing Entertainment as Writer-Director-Actor, including his Award-Winning, fantastical Western, FOR BLOOD, and his latest picture, She Will Be Loved.