John Krasinski

Biography: 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

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 83 The Wind Rises
Lowest Metascore: 23 Doogal
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 20
  2. Negative: 3 out of 20
20 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
83 The Wind Rises Nov 8, 2013 Honj / Honj├┤ 8.2
75 The Muppets Nov 23, 2011 Cast 7.8
73 Mistaken for Strangers Mar 28, 2014 Himself 6.0
71 Smiley Face Nov 16, 2007 Brevin 5.7
69 Head Games Sep 21, 2012 Himself 8.0
65 Monsters University Jun 21, 2013 Frank McCay 7.8
61 Big Miracle Feb 3, 2012 Adam Carlson / Adam Carlson 6.1
58 Shrek the Third May 18, 2007 Lancelot 5.9
58 Away We Go Jun 5, 2009 Burt Farlander 6.8
57 It's Complicated Dec 25, 2009 Harley 5.4
56 Leatherheads Apr 4, 2008 Carter Rutherford 5.5
56 Monsters vs Aliens Mar 27, 2009 Cuthbert 6.5
55 Promised Land Dec 28, 2012 Screenplay / Dustin Noble / Dustin Noble 5.9
53 Duane Hopwood Nov 11, 2005 Bob Flynn 8.2
52 The Holiday Dec 8, 2006 Ben 6.9
51 Nobody Walks Oct 19, 2012 Peter 5.0
44 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men Sep 25, 2009 Director / Producer / Writer / Ryan/Subject #20 6.6
36 Something Borrowed May 6, 2011 Ethan 5.1
25 License to Wed Jul 3, 2007 Ben Murphy 4.8
23 Doogal Feb 24, 2006 Additional Voices 3.1
tbd Untitled Cameron Crowe Project May 29, 2015 Woody tbd

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