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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 30 December 1978New Jersey, USA
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

After majoring in Business at The Ohio State University, Fruchtman worked for seven years at Scott Jordan International, a manufacturer's sales rep company for commercial & hospitality furnishings. As Senior Vice President of Sales, his responsibilities included overseeing key national accounts such as Marriott International & Starwood Hotels. Fruchtman left Scott Jordan in 2008 to form Dro Entertainment, an entertainment production & financing company, where he serves as President and CEO.

Since its inception, Dro Entertainment has financed and produced several television shows, including the comedy series "Pauly Shore and Friends" & "Russell Peters Presents" in association with Showtime Networks. The company just completed production on the second season of the "LOL Comedy Festival" & the 13 Episode 30 minutes series "LOL Comedy Series" a national comedy tour which they created & financed with Showtime. Over the past 3 years, Fruchtman has been responsible for putting over 120 comedians on Showtime. He also produced the highly rated "The Dog Who Saved Christmas", "The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation" & "The Dog Who Saved Halloween" starring Dean Cain & Mario Lopez for ABC Family.

Fruchtman was an equity investor & Executive Producer on the genre movie "Black Swan", directed by acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky and starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder, Barbara Hershey and Vincent Cassel. Fruchtman helped finance & is a Co-Executive Producer on the action thriller "Machete", co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis and starring Robert DeNiro, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Lindsay Lohan, Steven Seagal, Don Johnson and Danny Trejo. "King of The Avenue", a thriller directed by Ryan Combs and starring Ving Rhames & Esai Morales, to be released in the fall of 2010. Another 2010 release that Fruchtman has Executive Produced, is the urban drama "Down for Life", directed by Alan Jacobs & starring Danny Glover, Snoop Dogg & Laz Alonso, produced in association with Dro Entertainment. Fruchtman has also Executive Produced the Indy film "Hesher", produced in a association with Dro Entertainment, directed by Spencer Susser & starring Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Rainn Wilson. The film premiered in the domestic competition at The Sundance Film Festival in January 2010, where the film also acquired domestic distribution. Fruchtman also served as Executive Producer on the 2010 film "Abandoned", starring Brittany Murphy, Dean Cain & Mimi Rogers. Fruchtman is also a Co-Executive Producer & equity investor on the dark comedy "Everything Must Go", directed by Dan Rush & starring Will Ferrell & Rebecca Hall. Fruchtman has also produced the dark comedy, "Salvation Boulevard", directed by George Ratliff & starring Jennifer Connelly, Marisa Tomei, Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear & Ed Harris. Fruchtman & Dro Entertainment are presently in development on several high profile television & film projects such as "LUST" written by Joe Eszterhas, "Crashing Through" & "The Untitled Hal Berger Project", both of which are written by Emmy Award winner Adam Mazer.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dro Entertainment, Inc.

Trivia (1)

Dro Entertainment, Inc., company of which Peter is founder & CEO, was named after a childhood nickname of "Dro", short for Pedro.

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