Gilles Pelletier

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Gilles Pelletier, OC (born March 22, 1925) is a Canadian actor. He is probably best known for his portrayal as Corporal Jacques Gagnier in the police drama R.C.M.P.. In 1964, he founded the Nouvelle Compagnie théâtrale, a live theatre for youths and served as director for fifteen years.

He is the brother of Denise Pelletier, a stage actress, whose name was given to the Prix Denise-Pelletier in 1998, for cultural and scientific achievements of French Canadians, which was awarded to Glles for his lifetime career in the theatre.

Gilles was named Officer of the Order of Canada on July 11, 1988 for his services to drama, and has been nominated for a Genie Award and a Gémeaux Award.[citation needed]


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