John Krasinski has always been relatively well-known due to his role as Jim Halpert on The Office, but recently, his fame has exploded following the release of A Quiet Place and Amazon Primetime show, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan. Director and star of the highly rated movie, he’s burst into the limelight harder than ever before, and it means people are sitting up to take notice of him. And why wouldn’t they? He’s handsome, talented, and appears to be a genuinely good human. Emily Blunt is a lucky lady!
But since he’s only really recently exploded in the way he has, there are probably many things that might surprise fans about this actor and director. These are fifteen interesting, little-known facts about John Krasinski.
10 The First Thing He Wanted To Know When He Got The Role Of Jim
Most of us know Krasinski from The Office. Jim Halpert is a favorite character on comedy television, and his iconic, exasperated camera stares have become the subject of memes all across the Internet. Jim's love story with Pam, played by Jenna Fischer helped make his role so successful. And, apparently, they were destined for these roles.
Jenna Fischer revealed on The Jeff Probst Show: "On the second day, John whispered to me, ‘You’re my favorite Pam. I hope you get it." And when he was cast as Jim, the first thing he asked was who his Pam was. Luckily it was Jenna!
Funnily enough, they never really had a romantic relationship in real life, but their fictional one was charming, and this just makes it even more so.
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