John Krasinski


Actor

Biography

Life Events

2000

Landed guest parts on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS) and "Ed" (NBC)

2005

Appeared in the indie film "Duane Hopwood" with David Schwimmer; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival

2005

Landed a memorable role opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in director Sam Mendes' Gulf War drama "Jarhead"

2006

Appeared in film version of the Broadway musical "Dreamgirls" with Jennifer Hudson, Beyoncé Knowles and Jamie Foxx

2007

Voiced Sir Lancelot in the animated feature "Shrek the Third"

2007

Co-starred with Mandy Moore as a newly-engaged couple in the comedy "License to Wed"

2008

Co-starred in the 1920s-era football comedy "Leatherheads" with George Clooney, who also directed

2009

Featured with Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin in the comedy "It's Complicated"; directed by Nancy Meyers

2009

Made feature directorial debut with the film adaptation of "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men"; also co-wrote and starred

2010

Made TV directorial debut on "The Office" episode titled "Sabre"

2011

Nominated for the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Comedy

2011

Landed a supporting role in the romantic comedy "Something Borrowed"

2012

Co-starred with Drew Barrymore in "Big Miracle," a drama centered on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle

2012

Co-wrote screenplay for "Promised Land" with Matt Damon; film based on a story by Dave Eggers and directed by Gus van Sant

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