John Krasinski

John Burke Krasinski (/krəˈzɪnski/;[1] born October 20, 1979) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and won two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

John Krasinski
Krasinski during an interview in April 2018
Born
John Burke Krasinski

(1979-10-20) October 20, 1979 (age 42)
Alma materBrown University (BA)
Occupation
  • Actor, filmmaker
Years active2000–present
Works
Filmography
Spouse(s)
(m. 2010)
Children2
RelativesStanley Tucci (brother-in-law)
AwardsFull list

Krasinski became known for his role as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013), on which he also served as a producer and occasional director. He later directed and starred in the drama film Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009) and the comedy-drama film The Hollars (2016). He co-wrote, directed, and starred in the critically and commercially successful horror-thriller film A Quiet Place (2018), for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award and Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. He directed, co-produced, and wrote the sequel, A Quiet Place Part II (2020), for which he won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Horror Movie.

Krasinski portrays the title character in the Amazon spy thriller series Jack Ryan (2018–present) on which he is also a co-producer. For his role in the latter, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series. He also portrays Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022).

Krasinski has appeared in films including License to Wed (2007), Leatherheads (2008), Away We Go (2009), It's Complicated (2009), Something Borrowed (2011), Big Miracle (2012), Promised Land (2012), Aloha (2015), and the military action thriller 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016). He has performed voice-over work for documentaries and animated films such as Shrek the Third (2007), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Monsters University (2013), the English dub of anime film The Wind Rises (2013), and Superman in the upcoming Warner Bros./DC Comics film DC League of Super-Pets.

He established a production company, Sunday Night Productions, in 2013. He is married to British actress Emily Blunt, who starred with him in A Quiet Place and The Wind Rises. They have two children together.[2]


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