John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, film director, and writer who is the husband of Emily Blunt. He is best known for his role as Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom The Office from 2005 to 2013.
- Krasinski was originally shortlisted for the role of Captain America in Captain America: The First Avenger, but at the end, Chris Evans was cast instead.
- He was once considered for the of Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy along with Joel Edgerton, Eddie Redmayne, Jensen Ackles, Lee Pace, Wes Bentley, Jack Huston, Cam Gigandet, Sullivan Stapleton, Logan Marshall-Green, Garrett Hedlund, Chris Lowell, James Marsden, Jim Sturgess, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Aaron Paul, Michael Rosenbaum and Zachary Levi. In the end, Chris Pratt was cast.