John Krasinski is the youngest of three sons. His father is Boston internist Dr. Ronald Krasinski and his mother is a nurse.
Krasinski graduated from Newton South High School in 1997 and from Brown University in 2002 as an honors playwright. His elder brother Paul also attended Newton South High School in 1994, and Brown University in 1998.
Krasinski's first stage experience was starring in a satirical high school play written and cast by B.J. Novak, now a writer and co-star on The Office. John Krasinski later studied one semester at the Eugene O'Neill National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut.
Among Krasinski's television credits are appearances in NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Ed, and a 2005 episode of CBS's CSI. He is most recognized for his role as Jim Halpert on NBC's The Office.
John Krasinski's Scores
- By date
- By user score
|13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi||Jan 15, 2016||Jack||tbd|
|Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet||Aug 7, 2015||Halim||7.8|
|Aloha||May 29, 2015||Woody / John 'Woody' Woodside / Woody||4.0|
|Mistaken for Strangers||Mar 28, 2014||Himself||7.3|
|The Wind Rises||Nov 8, 2013||Honj / Honjô||8.2|
|Monsters University||Jun 21, 2013||Frank McCay||7.8|
|Promised Land||Dec 28, 2012||Screenplay / Dustin Noble / Dustin Noble||6.0|
|Nobody Walks||Oct 19, 2012||Peter||5.0|
|Head Games||Sep 21, 2012||Himself||8.0|
|Big Miracle||Feb 3, 2012||Adam Carlson / Adam Carlson||6.1|
|The Muppets||Nov 23, 2011||Cast||7.8|
|Something Borrowed||May 6, 2011||Ethan||5.1|
|It's Complicated||Dec 25, 2009||Harley||5.4|
|Brief Interviews with Hideous Men||Sep 25, 2009||Director / Producer / Writer / Ryan/Subject #20||6.6|
|Away We Go||Jun 5, 2009||Burt Farlander||6.8|
|Monsters vs Aliens||Mar 27, 2009||Cuthbert||6.9|
|Leatherheads||Apr 4, 2008||Carter Rutherford||5.6|
|Smiley Face||Nov 16, 2007||Brevin||5.8|
|License to Wed||Jul 3, 2007||Ben Murphy||4.6|
|Shrek the Third||May 18, 2007||Lancelot||6.5|
|The Holiday||Dec 8, 2006||Ben||8.3|
|Doogal||Feb 24, 2006||Additional Voices||3.1|
|Duane Hopwood||Nov 11, 2005||Bob Flynn||8.2|