John Krasinski Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

6th October 2016

Quote: "It's so incredible. The New York Times and Film Independent do this thing called Live Reads... and they asked me to direct one, which means you just cast as many cool people as you can to do it, and I was lucky enough to get a lot of cool people, including my wife, and so we're just gonna read Good Will Hunting onstage in front of like, 860 people, and it's gonna be a lot of fun." John Krasinski jumped at the chance to direct a live reading of Oscar-winning movie Good Will Hunting because he was given free rein to cast whoever he wanted to work with. The actor's wife Emily Blunt has signed up for a role, but her other castmates have yet to be revealed.

17th January 2016

Quote: "I got out of the shower one day and said, 'Who the hell is this handsome guy and why is he trying to rob us?... And why isn't he wearing clothes?'" John Krasinski reveals how impressed he was with his new physique after training for new movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi.

8th January 2016

Quote: "I can't believe people took that the wrong way. I was totally kidding. She is a huge fan of that, but of course, people will write what they want to write. But no, she's a big fan of it." John Krasinski insists he was just kidding when he claimed his actress wife Emily Blunt "hated" the muscular physique he sported for new action film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. He made the comment in jest during a recent appearance on America's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

7th January 2016

Quote: "She hates it. She would way prefer to have doughy guy back!" Actor John Krasinski jokes about his wife Emily Blunt's disgust for his newly-toned physique for Michael Bay action film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, in which he plays a real-life Navy SEAL.

1st October 2015

Fact: Actor John Krasinski will make his theatrical debut in Dry Powder next year (Mar16). The former The Office star will play a managing director of a private equity firm that forces a grocery store chain to layoff several employees in the off-Broadway Sarah Burgess play. Directed by Hamilton's Thomas Kail, the play will premiere at the Public Theater.

16th January 2015

Fact: Actor John Krasinski crashed the stage to congratulate his wife Emily Blunt, who accepted her trophy for Best Actress In An Action Movie during Thursday's (15Jan15) Critics Choice Movie Awards, since he was backstage waiting to present the next prize. The Edge of Tomorrow star noted that her husband was intimidated by her buff body during filming, and said, "John told me, 'I'm terrified I'm gonna wake up one morning and you're benching me', which I did to kind of freak him out."

28th May 2014

Quote: "I think he was a bit intimidated. He said, 'I'm really scared I'm gonna wake up one morning and you're just benching me.'" Actress Emily Blunt jokes about her husband John Krasinski's reaction to her buff body while training for new action movie, Edge of Tomorrow.

28th March 2014

Fact: New parents Emily Blunt and John Krasinski left baby at home with the nanny on Thursday night (27Mar14) to party with pal George Clooney and his new girl. The Hollywood couple grabbed dinner with Clooney and his lawyer love Amal Alamuddin at Kazu Sushi in Studio City, California. Blunt and Krasinski became first-time parents last month (Feb14) when the 31 year old gave birth to baby Hazel.

7th May 2013

Quote: "Being married to someone who's British, there's a lot that you want to impress them with, so I just took up trying to watch cricket with my father-in-law. He loves it. I'm sure it's a great game, but I don't get it..." The Office star John Krasinski, who is married to actress Emily Blunt, struggles to understand the attraction of cricket.

30th April 2013

Fact: The Office star John Krasinski has landed a cameo in the highly-anticipated return of cult comedy Arrested Development. A new season of the revived sitcom will begin on Internet streaming service Netflix from 26 May (13).

21st January 2013

Quote: "We reached out to Bruce and got his blessing. I don't know if he knew that I was gonna butcher the song... I'm not a good singer." Actor John Krasinski on securing the rights to use Bruce Springsteen's Dancing in the Dark for a karaoke scene in his new movie Promised Land.

18th October 2012

Quote: "At some point we want to have kids, but I don't think we're necessarily rushing into it. We've only been married for two years, and we've had a blast." Actor John Krasinski on his family plans with wife Emily Blunt.

19th September 2012

Quote: "John told me he had never had sex before onscreen. And I was honoured to shoulder that burden." Actress Olivia Thirlby was happy to romance John Krasinski in their new drama Nobody Walks.

12th June 2012

Quote: "We want to have children; I just don't know when yet. I'm just not sure about the timing of all of that. We're both from big families, so I think it's something we want." British actress Emily Blunt is looking forward to starting a family with her husband, The Office star John Krasinski.

24th March 2011

Quote: "Well, John Krasinski came over to my house, and we played basketball this morning. If you see him later he's limping." Actor George Clooney insists he's in great shape.

18th January 2010

Quote: "I think we're gonna keep it really small... People will be upset, but if we say it's gonna be small, it's more forgivable." Actress Emily Blunt on her marriage plans to fiance John Krasinski.

16th December 2009

Quote: "There’s definitely no way I could speak of plans because there literally aren’t any." Emily Blunt admits she and John Krasinski haven't made any wedding plans yet. The Office star proposed to the Brit actress in August (09).

11th December 2009

Quote: "Being able to laugh with another person is such an amazing gift that I think it can make things extremely fun, but it’s the only way to get through the bad times. The mind is a scary place. When you laugh it releases the tension and you can get through anything.” The Office star John Krasinski keeps his relationship with fiancee Emily Blunt on track by making her laugh.

22nd September 2009

Quote: "She's a wonderful girl. Someone had to do it…it was a tough gig, but somebody had to do it. So many people are angry at me." John Krasinski knew he was ready to propose to Emily Blunt after just 10 months of dating.

14th September 2009

Quote: "The truth of the matter is that I'm scared out of my mind when I get calls from George Clooney and Sam Mendes. I'm not a person who believes everything will be great." The Office star John Krasinski is terrified his acting career will come to a sudden end.

4th June 2009

Quote: "Sam said, 'Hey, by the way, I need you to grow that beard.' Now Sam has a real nice bushy beard, and I was thinking you can't just tell a dude to grow a beard. That challenges his manhood, but luckily, I hit puberty just before we started filming so it all worked out." Comedian John Krasinski was under pressure from director Sam Mendes to grow his facial hair for his new movie AWAY WE GO.

4th June 2009

Quote: "She's actually the coolest person around. I don't know if there's an award for it, but give it to her! She's incredibly nice and really, really funny." Comedian John Krasinski is full of praise for Meryl Streep, his co-star in director Nancy Meyers' forthcoming movie, which is currently untitled.

7th April 2008

Fact: Australian actress Toni Collette is to star in a new movie by American Beauty director Sam Mendes. The currently untitled project, also featuring John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph, will begin filming in Connecticut later this month (Mar08).

27th March 2008

Quote: "If I was ever going to have a dude-crush, it would be on George Clooney. It's like a superpower - he just sucks anybody in around him." Actor John Krasinski was awed by the attractiveness of his LEATHERHEADS co-star and director GEORGE CLOONEY.

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