John Krasinksi Bio: Promised Land Actor

release date:January 4, 2013
Tuesday April 23, 2013 (dvd)
genre:Drama
running time:106 min.
director:Gus Van Sant
studio:Entertainment One
producer(s):Chris Moore, Matt Damon, John Krasinski
screenplay:Matt Damon, John Krasinski
cast:Matt Damon, John Krasinksi, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal Holbrook
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John Krasinksi Biography

John Krasinski

Date of Birth: October 20, 1979

John Krasinkski has twice shared the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series with his colleagues from the hit NBC show The Office. The program has also won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, among other honors.

The Newton, Massachusetts native graduated from Brown University as an honors playwright and later studied at the National Theater Institute in Waterford, Connecticut. He adapted David Foster Wallace's book Brief Interviews With Hideous Men into the independent feature film of the same name, which Krasinski also directed. The movie stars Julianne Nicholson opposite, among other men, Dominic Cooper, Timothy Hutton, Max Minghella and Lou Taylor Pucci.

Among Krasinski's other feature films as an actor are George Clooney's Leatherheads, Bill Condon's Dreamgirls and Kinsey;, Ken Kwapis' License to Wed; Nancy Meyers' The Holiday, Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration and he also provided the voice of Lancelot in Shrek the Third and the voice of Cuthbert in Monsters vs. Aliens (2009). He can most recently be seen playing the role of a slick environmentalist alongside Matt Damon and Frances McDormand in the 2013 drama Promised Land.

Krasinski began dating British actress Emily Blunt in November 2008 and the two tied the knot on July 10, 2010 in the company of celebrity friends like George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jimmy Kimmel, Stanley Tucci, David Schwimmer, and Meryl Streep.

Filmography:

Promised Land(2013)
Big Miracle(2012)
Nobody Walks(2012)
Something Borrowed(2011)
It's Complicated(2009)
Away We Go(2009)
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) (voice)
Brief Interviews with Leatherheads (2008)
License to Wed(2007)
Shrek the Third (2007) (voice)
Smiley Face(2007)
Dreamgirls(2006)
The Holiday(2006)
For Your Consideration(2006)
A New Wave (2006)
Doogal(2006)
Jarhead(2005)
Duane Hopwood(2005)
Taxi(2004)
Kinsey(2004)
Alma Mater (2002)

Filmography

ActorPromised Land (2013)
ActorBig Miracle (2012)
ActorNobody Walks (2012)
ActorSomething Borrowed (2011)
ActorAway We Go (2009)
ActorIt's Complicated (2009)
ActorLeatherheads (2008)
ActorLicense to Wed (2007)
ActorShrek the Third (2007)