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John Burke Krasinski (born October 20, 1979) is an American actor, film director and writer. He is widely known for playing Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom The Office from 2005 to 2013. He has also appeared in several films including License to Wed (2007), Leatherheads (2008), Away We Go (2009), It's Complicated (2009), Something Borrowed (2011), Aloha (2015), 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016), Detroit (2017), and A Quiet Place (2018), which he also directed and co-wrote. Also in 2018, Krasinski returned to television portraying the titular character in the Amazon series Jack Ryan.