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Biography #2 (for Shrek the Third)

John Krasinski lends his vocal talents to the character of young Lancelot in Shrek the Third. A dynamic young actor who has caught the eye of this generation's most exciting directors, such as Sam Mendes and Bill Condon, Krasinski is quickly making his mark in both film and television.

Krasinski portrays sales rep Jim Halpert, a decent and funny guy who has a crush on his co-worker Pam and likes to make trouble for Dwight his cubicle mate, on NBC's hit series The Office.

Krasinski recently appeared in Christopher Guest's comedy For Your Consideration and will also appear in License to Wed opposite Robin Williams and Mandy Moore. This romantic comedy revolves around a young couple whose wedding plans are interrupted when the pushy minister (Williams) of the bride's family church orders the pair to complete a two-week pre-nup course. They must pass the class if they want to marry in his church.

Krasinski's other feature film credits include Kinsey starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney; Duane Hopwood starring David Schwimmer and Janeane Garafalo, which premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival; and Jarhead starring Jake Gyllenhaal. He was most recently heard in the Weinstein Co's animated film Doogal, in which he voiced three characters.

Among Krasinski's other television credits are appearances on NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Ed and Without a Trace.

Krasinski graduated from Brown University as an honors playwright and later studied at the National Theater Institute.

Born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Krasinski currently resides in Los Angeles.

Bio courtesy DreamWorks for "Shrek the Third" (10-Jun-2007)


Biography #3 (for The Office)

John Krasinski portrays sales rep Jim Halpert, a decent and funny guy who has a crush on his co-worker Pam, and likes to make trouble for Dwight, his cubicle mate on NBC's The Office.

Krasinski's feature-film credits include Kinsey, starring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney, and Duane Hopwood starring David Schwimmer and Janeane Garafalo, which is premiering at the Sundance Film Festival. He's currently shooting Jarhead starring Jake Gyllenhall and directed by Sam Mendes.

Among Krasinski's television credits are appearances in NBC's Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Ed.

Krasinski graduated from Brown University as an honors playwright and later studied at the National Theater Institute.

Born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Krasinski currently lives in New York City. His birthday is October 20.

Bio courtesy NBC for "The Office" (03-Apr-2005)