John Krasinski

As the bright, but beleaguered Jim Halpert on NBC's hit comedy "The Office" (2005-2013), actor John Krasinski struck the fancy of both viewers and critics alike with his boyish antics and one-of-a-kind facial ... Read more »
Born: 10/20/1979 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA


Actor (45)

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 2016 (Movie)

Jack Silva (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012, 2015 (Tv Show)


Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Special Appearance

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet 2015 (Movie)

Halim (Voice)

Lip Sync Battle 2015 (Tv Show)


The Hollars 2015 (Movie)

John Hollar (Actor)

A New Wave 2014 (Movie)

Gideon (Actor)

Khalil Gibran's The Prophet 2013 (Movie)

Halim (Actor)

Monsters University 2013 (Movie)

Frank McCay (Voice)

The Office 2011 - 2013 (TV Show)


The Office: Retrospective Special 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)


The Wind Rises 2013 (Movie)

Honjo (Voice)

Big Miracle 2012 (Movie)

Adam Carlson (Actor)

Head Games 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)


Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)


Nobody Walks 2012 (Movie)

Peter (Actor)

Promised Land 2012 (Movie)

Dustin Noble (Actor)

The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)


Something Borrowed 2011 (Movie)

Ethan (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2009, 2011 (Tv Show)


The Muppets 2011 (Movie)


Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)


The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)


Away We Go 2009 (Movie)

Burt (Actor)

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 2009 (Movie)

Ryan/Subject #20 (Actor)

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)


It's Complicated 2009 (Movie)

Harley (Actor)

Monsters vs. Aliens 2009 (Movie)

Cuthbert (Voice)

Leatherheads 2008 (Movie)

Carter Rutherford (Actor)

License to Wed 2007 (Movie)

Ben Murphy (Actor)

Operation Homecoming 2007 (Movie)


Shrek the Third 2007 (Movie)

Voice of Lancelot (Actor)

Smiley Face 2007 (Movie)

Brevin (Actor)

The 2007 MTV Movie Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)


Doogal 2006 (Movie)

Additional Voices (Voice)

Dreamgirls 2006 (Movie)

Sam Walsh (Actor)

For Your Consideration 2006 (Movie)

Paper Badge Officer (Actor)

The Holiday 2006 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

Duane Hopwood 2005 (Movie)

Bob Flynn (Actor)

Jarhead 2005 (Movie)

Corporal Harrigan (Actor)

Kinsey 2004 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

Taxi 2004 (Movie)

Messenger #3 (Actor)

Red Nose Day (TV Show)

Producer (2)

Promised Land 2012 (Movie)


Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 2009 (Movie)

Director (2)

The Hollars 2015 (Movie)


Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 2009 (Movie)

Writer (1)

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 2009 (Movie)

(adaptation) (Screenplay)


As the bright, but beleaguered Jim Halpert on NBC's hit comedy "The Office" (2005-2013), actor John Krasinski struck the fancy of both viewers and critics alike with his boyish antics and one-of-a-kind facial expressions, usually directed straight at the camera. As one of the few sane employees in the workplace asylum known as Dunder-Mifflin, Krasinski's Halpert was often forced to deal with such day-to-day challenges as the boredom of his hum-drum existence, the demands of an annoyingly needy boss (Steve Carell) and lastly, a crush on co-worker Pam (Jenna Fisher) that captured the public's attention until the characters actually dated and later married. Prior to his "Office" stardom, Krasinski had a handful of minor feature roles while logging episodes of popular shows like "Without a Trace" (CBS, 2002-09) and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" (NBC, 2001-2011). Because of his success, he landed roles in the features "Leatherheads" (2008), "Monsters vs. Aliens" (2009) and "Something Borrowed" (2011), which increased his profile. As he branched out into writing and directing with "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men" (2009) and "The Promised Land" (2012), Krasinski allowed himself the opportunity to bring his Everyman charm to a much wider audience.


Emily Blunt Actor

Began dating in November 2008 Announced engagement Aug. 28, 2009 Married July 10, 2010 in Lake Como, Italy

Rashida Jones Actor

Met while co-starring on "The Office" (NBC) No longer together

Ronald Krasinski


Mary Krasinski


Kevin Krasinski


Paul Krasinski



National Theater Institute

Waterford , Connecticut

Brown University

Providence , Rhode Island 2002
Graduated with honors

Newton South High School

Newton , Massachusetts 1997



Co-starred with Drew Barrymore in "Big Miracle," a drama centered on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle


Co-wrote screenplay for "Promised Land" with Matt Damon; film based on a story by Dave Eggers and directed by Gus van Sant


Nominated for the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Comedy


Landed a supporting role in the romantic comedy "Something Borrowed"


Made TV directorial debut on "The Office" episode titled "Sabre"


Featured with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin in the comedy "It's Complicated"; directed by Nancy Meyers


Cast alongside Maya Rudolph in the Sam Mendes directed "Away We Go"


Made feature directorial debut with the film adaptation of "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men"; also co-wrote and starred


Co-starred in the 1920s-era football comedy "Leatherheads" with George Clooney, who also directed


Co-starred with Mandy Moore as a newly-engaged couple in the comedy "License to Wed"


Voiced Sir Lancelot in the animated feature "Shrek the Third"


Appeared in film version of the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" with Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé Knowles and Jamie Foxx


Landed a memorable role opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in director Sam Mendes' Gulf War drama "Jarhead"


Appeared in the indie film "Duane Hopwood" with David Schwimmer; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival


Portrayed long-suffering normal dude Jim on NBC's American version of the British cult favorite series "The Office"


Played a bit part in the Queen Latifah comedy vehicle "Taxi"


Landed guest parts on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS) and "Ed" (NBC)

Interned on "Late Night With Conan O’Brien" (NBC)

First stage experience was in a satirical high school play written by B.J. Novak, future writer and co-star on "The Office" (NBC)

Decided to continue acting after doing a reading of David Foster Wallace's award-winning 1997 collection of short stories Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

Bonus Trivia


Krasinski once worked in advertising on several Dunkin’ Donuts campaigns. After becoming an actor, he found himself appearing in a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial.