John Krasinski

John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor and filmmaker.wikipedia
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Shrek the Third

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In addition to acting in television series and films, Krasinski has performed voice-over work in both animated and documentary films such as Monsters University and a small role in Shrek the Third. He also co-starred in films including Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday and Shrek the Third, For Your Consideration and Dreamgirls.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien

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In 2000, Krasinski interned as a scriptwriter on the show Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
Several writing staff interns have gone on to become noted actors or writers including Vanessa Bayer, John Krasinski, Mindy Kaling, Ellie Kemper and Jack McBrayer.

Dreamgirls (film)

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He also co-starred in films including Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday and Shrek the Third, For Your Consideration and Dreamgirls.

The Holiday

He also co-starred in films including Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday and Shrek the Third, For Your Consideration and Dreamgirls.
The film also cast Bill Macy as Ernie and Shelley Berman as Norman, friends of Arthur, as well as Kathryn Hahn as Bristol and John Krasinski as Ben, Amanda's employees.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

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Educated in theatre arts at Brown University and the National Theater Institute, Krasinski is the recipient of a number of accolades, including four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

For Your Consideration (film)

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He also co-starred in films including Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday and Shrek the Third, For Your Consideration and Dreamgirls.
Ricky Gervais, the co-creator of the original British television series The Office, also appears, while John Krasinski, Richard Kind, Scott Adsit, and Sandra Oh make brief cameos.

Lip Sync Battle

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Krasinski along with Merchant are also executive producers of the musical reality competition television series Lip Sync Battle which debuted on the American cable network Spike, on Thursday April 2, 2015.
The show is based on an idea by Stephen Merchant and John Krasinski, in which celebrities battle each other with lip sync performances.

Mandy Moore

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Later that year, he starred in the romantic comedy License to Wed (2007) with Mandy Moore and Robin Williams.
Later that year, Moore co-starred with John Krasinski and Robin Williams in the romantic comedy License to Wed which was released on July 3, 2007.

Nobody Walks

The same year, Krasinski starred in Ry Russo-Young's independent drama Nobody Walks with Olivia Thirlby and Rosemarie DeWitt.
The film stars John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt, India Ennenga, Jane Levy and Justin Kirk, and was co-written by Russo-Young and Lena Dunham.

Jarhead (film)

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He also co-starred in films including Kinsey, Duane Hopwood, Jarhead, The Holiday and Shrek the Third, For Your Consideration and Dreamgirls.

Brighton, Boston

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Krasinski was born at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, the youngest of three boys, in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, to Mary Clare (née Doyle; born 1949), a nurse, and Ronald Krasinski (born 1946), an internist.

Gregg Araki

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In 2007, he co-starred with Anna Faris and Danny Masterson as Brevin in Gregg Araki's independent stoner comedy Smiley Face (2007).
Araki's next feature was the stoner comedy Smiley Face (2007), featuring Anna Faris, Adam Brody, and John Krasinski, written by Dylan Haggerty.

Captain America: The First Avenger

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Krasinski was also one of the top candidates to play the role of Steve Rogers/Captain America in the superhero film Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).
Ryan Phillippe and John Krasinski were also considered for the role of Captain America.

Maya Rudolph

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The same year, he starred in the comedy-drama Away We Go with Maya Rudolph, directed by Sam Mendes.
Rudolph guest-starred as character Athena Scooberman in NBC's Kath & Kim, and starred in the film Away We Go with The Office star John Krasinski.

Manchester by the Sea (film)

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In 2014, Krasinski collaborated with his Promised Land co-star and co-writer Matt Damon on the critically acclaimed 2016 drama Manchester by the Sea which starred Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams.
John Krasinski and Matt Damon initially approached Lonergan about developing the story in New England.

David Foster Wallace

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He wrote the screenplay for the film based on David Foster Wallace's collection of short stories, played a minor role in it and also served as producer.
A feature-length film adaptation of Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, directed by John Krasinski with an ensemble cast, was released in 2009 and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Sam Mendes

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The same year, he starred in the comedy-drama Away We Go with Maya Rudolph, directed by Sam Mendes.
The film follows a couple (John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph) searching North America for the perfect community in which to settle down and start a family.

Detroit (film)

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Krasinski's only release in 2017 was Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit.
The film stars John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Ben O'Toole, Nathan Davis, Jr., Peyton Alex Smith, Malcolm David Kelley, Joseph David-Jones, with John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie.

Something Borrowed (novel)

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In 2011, Krasinski co-starred with Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson and Colin Egglesfield in the romantic comedy Something Borrowed, based on Emily Giffin's novel of the same name.
John Krasinski played Ethan, Rachel's friend and confidant in both Something Borrowed and Something Blue.

Olivia Thirlby

The same year, Krasinski starred in Ry Russo-Young's independent drama Nobody Walks with Olivia Thirlby and Rosemarie DeWitt.
She next starred in the indie film Nobody Walks co-starring John Krasinski and Rosemarie DeWitt.

Matt Damon

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In 2014, Krasinski collaborated with his Promised Land co-star and co-writer Matt Damon on the critically acclaimed 2016 drama Manchester by the Sea which starred Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams. Next, Krasinski starred in, co-produced and co-wrote the screenplay for the drama Promised Land with Matt Damon based on a story by Dave Eggers that released on December 28, 2012.
In April 2012, Damon filmed Promised Land, directed by Gus Van Sant, which he co-wrote with John Krasinski.

Stephen Merchant

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Under the banner, Krasinski and Seeger along with Stephen Merchant, became executive producers of the live-action/animated sitcom Dream Corp, LLC created by Daniel Stessen on Adult Swim.
Merchant, along with John Krasinski and Allyson Seeger, are executive producers of Dream Corp, LLC, an animated series created by Daniel Stessen on Adult Swim.

A Quiet Place: Part II

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The sequel film, written and directed by John Krasinski, stars Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cillian Murphy, and Djimon Hounsou.

Sanjit De Silva

Krasinski starred in the world premiere of the Off-Broadway play Dry Powder with Hank Azaria, Claire Danes, and Sanjit De Silva which was directed by Thomas Kail.
In 2016, De Silva appeared in Thomas Kail's production of the world premiere of Dry Powder at The Public Theater in New York City opposite Hank Azaria, Claire Danes and John Krasinski.