Krasinski, who originally went to Brown University to be an English teacher, ended up in New York trying to cut it as an actor for two years. Just as he was on the cusp of giving up, his mom convinced him to wait a few months more just in case a big role came through. "I was telling her to come get me, and then three weeks later I got The Office. I give her a lot of love and 10 percent," he joked.
So, if it wasn't for the role of lovable prankster and paper pusher Jim Halpert, you might have had the A Quiet Place actor