10 Questions for John Krasinski

The Office's resident nice guy gets serious in the new movie Away We Go. John Krasinski will now take your questions

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John Krasinski

What prompted you to try acting? Joel Morales-Rolón SAN JUAN, P.R.

I wanted to be an English teacher. I wanted to do it for the corduroy jackets with patches on the side. When I got to college, as I was walking across campus one day, I ripped off a little flyer for this sketch-comedy group. It ended up being one of the greatest things I've ever done.

How did you become reunited with your high school classmate B.J. Novak (also on The Office)? Anthony M. Belz PROVIDENCE, R.I.

Reunited--that sounds so romantic. We were doing our final auditions in L.A., and...

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