Krasinski, John 1979-

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Krasinski, John 1979-


Full name, John Burke Krasinski; born October 20, 1979, in Newton, MA; son of Dr. Ronald Krasinski (a doctor); mother, a nurse. Education: Brown University, A.B. (with honors), Literatures in English, 2002; studied at Eugene O'Neill National Theatre Institute, Waterford, CT.


Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 9067. Manager—James Suskin Management, 253 West 72nd St., Suite 1014, New York, NY 10023. Publicist—I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.


Actor. Appeared in television commercials, including Kodak, 2005,, 2006, Apple TV, 2007, and Pepsi; appeared in print ads for Puma athletic apparel, 2006. Worked as a script intern on Late Night with Conan O'Brien; worked as an intern at Hill Holiday advertising agency.

Awards, Honors:

Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy, 2007, for The Office.


Film Appearances:

Tyler, Fighting Still Life (short), 2002.

Flea club candidate number one, Alma Mater, 2002.

Ben, Kinsey, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004.

Messenger number three, Taxi (also known as New York Taxi and Taxi 2004), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

Bob Flynn, Duane Hopwood, IFC Films, 2005.

Corporal Harrigan, Jarhead (also known as Jarhead—Willkommen im dreck), Universal, 2005.

Additional voices, Doogal (animated), The Weinstein Company, 2006.

Paper badge officer, For Your Consideration, Warner Independent Pictures, 2006.

Ben, The Holiday, Columbia, 2006.

Sam Walsh, Dreamgirls, DreamWorks, 2006.

Himself, "Jarhead" Diaries (documentary short), Universal Studios Home Video, 2006.

Voice from Camp Muckamungus, Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience (documentary), Documentary Group, 2007.

Gideon, A New Wave, ThinkFilm, 2007.

Smiley Face, First Look International, 2007.

Voice of Lancelot, Shrek the Third (animated; also known as Shrek 3 and The Third), 2007.

Ben Murphy, License to Wed, DreamWorks, 2007.

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 2007.

Carter Rutherford, Leatherheads, Universal, 2007.

Film Director:

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jim Halpert, The Office (also known as The Office: US Version), NBC, 2005—.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Live from the Red Carpet: The 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2007.

Presenter, The 2007 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Process server, "Good Advice," Ed, NBC, 2003.

Jace Glessing, "Mad Hops," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2004.

Lyle Davis, "Who Shot Sherlock," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, and Les Experts), NBC, 2005.

Curtis Horne, "The Bogie Man," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2005.

The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2005.

Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2005, 2006.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2005, 2006, 2007.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2006.

Voice of Gilbert, "Irregarding Steve," American Dad! (animated), Fox, 2006.

Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2006.

"License to Wed," HBO First Look, HBO, 2007.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2007.

Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2007.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 2007.



Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 2007.



Boston Globe, December 6, 2005.