Theme Times – John Krasinski

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John Krasinski

John Burke Krasinski ( born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He has had four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. He was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2018.
Krasinski became known for his role as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom The Office (2005–2013), on which he also served as a producer and occasional director. He later directed and starred in the drama film Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009) and the comedy-drama film The Hollars (2016). He co-wrote, directed, and starred in the critically and commercially successful horror-thriller film A Quiet Place (2018) for which he has gained a nomination for Critics’ Choice Movie Award and Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, and he also directed, co-produced, and wrote the sequel, A Quiet Place Part II (2021).
Krasinski also portrays the title character in the Amazon spy thriller series Jack Ryan (2018–present) on which he is also a co-producer. For his role in the latter, he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series.
Krasinski has also appeared in films such as License to Wed (2007), Leatherheads (2008), Away We Go (2009), It’s Complicated (2009), Something Borrowed (2011), Big Miracle (2012), Promised Land (2012), Aloha (2015), and the military action thriller 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016). He has performed voice-over work for documentaries and animated films such as Shrek the Third (2007), Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Monsters University (2013), and the English dub of anime film The Wind Rises (2013).
He established a production company, Sunday Night Productions, in 2013. He is married to English actress Emily Blunt, who starred with him in A Quiet Place and The Wind Rises. They have two children together.
The Office 2005 – 2013
A motley group of office workers go through hilarious misadventures at the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
I became a fan of John Krasinski after watching him in a few episodes of The Office – 2005 – 2013. Ironically, l couldn’t stand the British version and preferred the American series and that’s how l became aware of him. However it wasn’t until l saw him properly in the 2008 film , Leatherheads that l started to really appreciate his ability. Been a fan ever since, and so below are my personal Top 10 of his works.

So, fan or not?
Leatherheads 2008
A romantic comedy set in the world of 1920s football, where the owner of a professional team drafts a strait-laced college sensation, only to watch his new coach fall for his fiancee.
Away We Go 2009
A couple who is expecting their first child travel around in order to find a perfect place to start their family. An assortment of relatives and friends help them discover “home” on their own terms.
Big Miracle 2012
When a family of grey whales finds themselves in trouble, a reporter, his ex-girlfriend and several other rival groups join forces to rescue them.
The Wind Rises 2013
A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi (Hideaki Anno), whose storied career includes the creation of the A6M World War II fighter plane.
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 2016
A security team consisting of six members fights to defend an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, against a wave of terrorist attacks.
Animal Crackers 2017
A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a rundown circus from being taken over by their evil uncle.

A Quiet Place 2018
A family struggles for survival in a world where most humans have been killed by blind but noise-sensitive creatures. They are forced to communicate in sign language to keep the creatures at bay.
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Since 2018
2 Seasons
Author Tom Clancy introduced the character of Jack Ryan in a series of books before Ryan headed to the big screen in several films. Now the former U.S. Marine is featured in an episodic series for the first time, with John Krasinski portraying Ryan in this Amazon original thriller that centers on Ryan as an up-and-coming CIA analyst. He is thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time and uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication. That launches him into the middle of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale.

It’s Complicated 2009
Jane, a divorcee, runs into her ex-husband at their son’s graduation ceremony. Since they are divorced and he has re-married, problems evolve when they start falling in love all over again.
License to Wed 2007
A priest puts an engaged couple through a gruelling marriage preparation course to find out if they are meant to spend their lives together and are prepared for the journey ahead.

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So, are you a fan, not a fan – like some or like all of his works – let me know below?

6 thoughts on “Theme Times – John Krasinski

  1. Oh dear, oh dear – Here I am out of the entertainment loop yet again, or perhaps I should say still LOL – I’ve never heard of the guy!

  2. I’ve seen a few of the early episodes of The Office, and I liked him in that.

    I’ve seen The Wind Rises, but I prefer Japanese audio and subtitles. I prefer ALL films in their original language, and subtitles 🤷🏼‍♀️

    I like him okay. I’m not a HUGE fan.🤷🏼‍♀️

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