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The Celebrity Apprentice
John Krasinski plays sales rep Jim Halpert.
Krasinski recently starred opposite Maya Rudolph in the comedy "Away We Go," directed by Sam Mendes, and alongside Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin in the Nancy Meyers' "It's Complicated."
Krasinski also appeared in the Universal Pictures feature Leatherheads opposite George Clooney and Renee Zellwegger, which Clooney also directed. In the 1920s-era romantic comedy, Krasinski plays Carter Rutherford, a straight-laced college football sensation, who is hired by team owner and confirmed bachelor Jimmy "Dodge" Connelly (Clooney).
Also a gifted writer, Krasinski adapted the David Foster Wallace book "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men" and directed his own adaptation in an independently financed feature last fall. The film stars Julianne Nicholson as a graduate student who is coping with a recent breakup by conducting probing and revealing interviews with various men. The illustrious cast also includes Bobby Cannavale, Josh Charles, Dominic Cooper, Timothy Hutton, Christopher Meloni, Max Minghella, Lou Taylor Pucci and Ben Shenkman among others.
Krasinski's feature film credits include Shrek the Third, Ken Kwapis' License to Wed, Gregg Araki's Smiley Face, Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration, Nancy Meyers' The Holiday, Bill Condon's Dreamgirls and Kinsey, Sam Mendes' Jarhead starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Duane Hopwood and the animated film Doogal, in which Krasinski voiced three characters.
Among Krasinski's additional 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, Mass., Krasinski currently resides in Los Angeles.
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