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John Krasinski Cheers Boston Bruins to Finals Sweep | John Krasinski

John Krasinski Cheers Boston Bruins to Finals Sweep

Originally posted 06/08/2013 05:30PM

After nine years working on The Office, John Krasinski is cashing in on his vacation time.

Joined by wife Emily Blunt, the Newton native showed his support for the home team during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final, held Friday in Boston.

"Here we go Bs!!!!!!!" the actor Tweeted, showing off his Bruins t-shirt.

Turns out Krasinski's cheering paid off: the Bruins will advance to the Stanley Cup Final after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0.

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John Krasinski on Office Finale: 'We Flat-Out Lied'

John Krasinski on Office Finale: 'We Flat-Out Lied'

Originally posted 06/06/2013 08:45PM

Yes, the cast of The Office heard the return rumors too – and no, they weren’t going to spoil the surprise.

"It was so thrilling. We all just flat-out lied," John Krasinski tells PEOPLE with a laugh at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center's The One Hundred Gala, held Wednesday in Boston.

"I lied to Letterman! I have to apologize to him for that at some point. It was just one of those things that we all vowed and had to protect," the actor says of keeping Steve Carell's last hurrah under wraps. "Look what happened – it was the best. The 'that's what she said' was the perfect use of Steve."

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The Office Finale a Big, Lovable Mess, Says PEOPLE's Critic

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The Office Finale Was a Big, Frustrating, Lovable Mess, Says PEOPLE's Critic

Originally posted 05/17/2013 08:45AM

The series finale of The Office took up an hour and 15 minutes of NBC's prime-time schedule Thursday night. The last quarter-hour had a special sentimental magic, as we got parting moments with each of the characters at the Dunder Mifflin paper company of Scranton, Pa.

The rest you could have fed into a shredder.

After a season that carefully worked out significant narrative strands – the ultimately inevitable ascension to manager of the insufferable Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson), the unexpectedly tender travails in the marriage of Jim and Pam (John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer) – this episode was poorly conceived and clumsily structured.

It really wasn't worthy of all the years of affectionate humor that had gone before it.

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Angela Kinsey Says Goodbye to The Office (Photos) | Angela Kinsey

Angela Kinsey Says Goodbye to The Office (Photos)

Originally posted 05/16/2013 06:00AM

"I know I'll cry," the actress tells PEOPLE about watching the series finale

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Steve Carell Feels for His Office Castmates Who Have to Say Goodbye | Steve Carell

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Steve Carell Feels for His Office Castmates Who Have to Say Goodbye

Originally posted 03/13/2013 06:00PM

Steve Carell knows just how his friends on The Office feel now that the series is winding down – a lot like he felt when he left the sitcom in 2011.

"I just hope they savor it, because it was such a special thing for me and a really moving transition in my life. And it was hard to say goodbye," the actor, 50, told PEOPLE at Monday's Hollywood premiere of his new movie, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

Carell, who played Dunder Mifflin branch manager Michael Scott for seven seasons, says he's been in touch with all of his old castmates recently, and he feels their pain.

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A Couple Surprising Things About Kevin From the Office (in Real Life)

Why The Office's Brian Baumgartner Will Miss His 'Second Family'

Originally posted 03/08/2013 03:00PM

After clocking in at at the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company for nearly 10 years, Brian Baumgartner knows a thing or two about mixing work and play.

But even as The Office prepares to wrap its ninth and final season, the Kevin Malone actor is still not sick of his colleagues, who make the series' finale a bittersweet goodbye.

"Mine and, really, everyone's life has changed so much over this decade," Baumgartner, 40, told PEOPLE after serving as the grand marshal at Sunday's Subway Fresh Fit 500 race. "We've all grown up together. Our lives have all changed together. We've seen weddings and divorces and kids, success and failure."

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Angela Kinsey: My Love Life Is Like 'Dating In the Renaissance' | Angela Kinsey

Angela Kinsey: My Love Life Is Like 'Dating In the Renaissance'

Originally posted 02/13/2013 04:30PM

The Office Star discusses dating as a single mom and her Valentine's Day plans with her daughter, Isabel

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Why Jenna Fischer Cried over John Krasinski's Office Casting

Jenna Fischer Cried Tears of Joy over John Krasinski's Office Casting

Originally posted 01/24/2013 07:00PM

It was love at first audition for Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski.

Fischer, who plays Pam to Krasinski's Jim on The Office, isn't sure their characters would have become the fan-favorites they are if he hadn't been chosen to play her husband.

"I was paired up with John often and I thought this was good because he was my favorite Jim," Fischer explains of the final round of eight actors – four Pams and four Jims – on Thursday's episode of The Jeff Probst Show.

"On the second day, John whispered to me, 'You're my favorite Pam. I hope you get it.' "

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The Office's Ellie Kemper Is Married | Ellie Kemper

UpdatePosted 07/07/2012 08:55PM

Ellie Kemper Is Married!

Originally posted 07/07/2012 06:15PM

Ellie Kemper has finally swapped her bridesmaid dress for a wedding gown.

The actress, who stars on NBC's The Office, married longtime boyfriend Michael Koman Saturday in New York, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Kemper, 32, who also memorably shared screen time with Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph in 2011's Bridesmaids, confirmed her engagement to Koman in December on Conan. (Koman, a writer, previously worked for Conan O'Brien.)

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The Office's Ellie Kemper Is Engaged | Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper Is Engaged

Originally posted 12/08/2011 01:00PM

It looks like Ellie Kemper will need some Bridesmaids of her own.

The actress, 31, who starred in the hit comedy earlier this year, is engaged to Michael Koman, her boyfriend of a few years, she confirmed to Conan O'Brien on Conan Wednesday night.

"I want to mention something," O'Brien said to Kemper, who also has a supporting role on The Office as Erin Hannon. "It's sort of a big deal around this office. You got engaged."

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