John Krasinski is an American actor best known for playing Jim Halpert on the US adaptation of The Office.
Named one of five hot new stars in People Magazine's Sexiest Man 2006 issue, Krasinski most recently was seen in the feature film Jarhead, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Sam Mendes.
His feature film credits also include Kinsey, starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, and Duane Hopwood, starring David Schwimmer and Janeane Garafalo (which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.)
He also recently filmed a role in For Your Consideration for director Christopher Guest.
Among Krasinski's television credits are appearances in NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Ed.
Krasinski graduated from Brown University as an honours playwright and later studied at the National Theater Institute.
Born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Krasinski currently lives in New York City.