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
|The Holiday||Dec 8, 2006||Ben||8.4|
|Duane Hopwood||Nov 11, 2005||Bob Flynn||8.2|
|The Wind Rises||Nov 8, 2013||Honj / Honjô||8.2|
|Head Games||Sep 21, 2012||Himself||8.0|
|The Muppets||Nov 23, 2011||Cast||7.8|
|Monsters University||Jun 21, 2013||Frank McCay||7.8|
|Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet||Aug 7, 2015||Halim||7.8|
|Mistaken for Strangers||Mar 28, 2014||Himself||7.3|
|Monsters vs Aliens||Mar 27, 2009||Cuthbert||6.9|
|Away We Go||Jun 5, 2009||Burt Farlander||6.8|
|Brief Interviews with Hideous Men||Sep 25, 2009||Director / Producer / Writer / Ryan/Subject #20||6.6|
|Shrek the Third||May 18, 2007||Lancelot||6.5|
|Big Miracle||Feb 3, 2012||Adam Carlson / Adam Carlson||6.1|
|Promised Land||Dec 28, 2012||Screenplay / Dustin Noble / Dustin Noble||6.0|
|Smiley Face||Nov 16, 2007||Brevin||5.8|
|Leatherheads||Apr 4, 2008||Carter Rutherford||5.6|
|It's Complicated||Dec 25, 2009||Harley||5.4|
|Something Borrowed||May 6, 2011||Ethan||5.1|
|Nobody Walks||Oct 19, 2012||Peter||5.0|
|License to Wed||Jul 3, 2007||Ben Murphy||4.6|
|Aloha||May 29, 2015||Woody / John 'Woody' Woodside / Woody||4.4|
|Doogal||Feb 24, 2006||Additional Voices||3.3|
|13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi||Jan 15, 2016||Jack||tbd|