After directing and starring in one of the most successful and acclaimed films of the year, A Quiet Place John Krasinski's career continues to flourish.
The actor has pursued the horror hit by being a titular figure in Jack Ryan a new Amazon show based on Tom Clancy's book series – allowing him to take the reins of a coveted role previously played by a number of leading men, including Harrison Ford and Alec Baldwin.
According to the 38-year-old, the credit for his success can be attributed to his wife and A Quiet Place co-star Emily Blunt.
"I honestly feel I would not do this career if I did not meet her because she taught me so much about the business," he tells The Independent UK "It's my secret ingredient." [1
"I originally wanted to be a star and Emily told me that I had to direct," he adds. "She knew it was a great opportunity for me, and in the madness, she just let me be myself.
Not only did Krasinski lean on Blunt during the filming, but he also saw their relationship grow stronger in the course of the collaboration 19659002] "It has undoubtedly strengthened our marriage," he tells the newspaper. "I think we were both surprised. Not that I thought it was going to get any worse, but we were much more in love after the movie. We supported each other in a way we never had.
The former The Office performer explains that working on one of the film's most gripping scenes with another actress would have been difficult. Not so close, adding, "I would not have been so comfortable either felt, if someone else had pretended to give birth in a bathtub. "
Jack Ryan of Tom Clancy will premiere on August 31.