John Krasinski was bornon 20 October 1979 in Newton, American, is Actor, Director, Screenwriter. Known for his debonair good looks and boyish charm, John Krasinski is one of the most ‘popular’ television stars of today. He has appeared in a number of films including ‘Away We Go’, ‘License to Wed’, ‘Something Borrowed’ and ‘It’s Complicated’, but is best known for portraying the character of ‘Jim Halpert’ in the popular American sitcom, ‘The Office’. He started laying the foundation for a livelihood in the entertainment industry by attending National Theater Institute and The Royal Shakespeare Company, which helped him garner a few commercials in New York and a few off-Broadway plays. In order to live a decent life in the city of dreams, he worked as a waiter to manage his expenses. Although he appeared in a number of episodes on hit television shows like ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ and ‘Ed’, he got his first breakthrough with ‘The Office’, which earned him a number of prestigious awards and nominations. Apart from acting, he has also directed a couple of episodes of ‘The Office’ and has written and directed, ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous Men’, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
The 2012 released film ‘Promised Land’ saw him don the hat of a producer, in addition to being one of the screenwriters and actors for the film
From 2009 to 2011, he made a number of big screen appearances with films like “Away we Go’, ‘The Muppets’ and ‘It’s Complicated’
In 2007, he appeared in films like ‘A New Wave’, ‘Smiley Face’, ‘License to Wed’ and in a voice role for ‘Shrek the Third’
2006 also saw him debut as a writer and director with ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous Men’, which was a film adaptation based on the short-story collection by David Foster Wallace
In 2005, he played the character of Jim Halpert for the hit American comedy series, ‘The Office’, which depicts the everyday life in office
He debuted on television on an episode of ‘Ed’, in 2003
He was appointed as a script intern on ‘Late Night with Conan O’ Brien’ in 2000