How John Krasinski Firmly Left Jim Halpert in the Past

E! Online | 10/20/2019 | Staff
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For nine seasons, as Everyman Jim Halpert on NBC's The Office, Krasinski, who celebrates his 40th birthday on October 20, made us laugh and swoon with a character that, by the end of the show's run, seemed to be an effortless extension of himself. As Jim pushed back against the stifling limitations of working year after year at a place like Dunder Mifflin, it seemed as though Krasinski, too, was struggling to not be too boxed in by the role that put him on the map. Well before his time on the series came to an end in 2013, he'd already begun pushing himself into new arenas, showing Hollywood that he had more on his mind than simple sitcom stardom. Aside from directing and producing several episodes of his hit show, he also wrote, directed, and produced the 2009 film Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, based on acclaimed author David...
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