Born: October 20, 1979
Date of Birth: October 20, 1979John 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).