By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After he went viral for looking like actor Jeff Daniels, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has met his doppelganger.READ MORE: Costco Limits Toilet Paper Purchases Again
“Great to finally meet the person that so many people tell me I look like,” Fitzgerald tweeted Monday.
Great to finally meet the person that so many people tell me I look like. It’s great that a big Michigan booster like @Jeff_Daniels would come to our neck of the woods for this production. We look forward to the success of the series & hope your stay in Pgh has been fruitful. pic.twitter.com/bGApVvmGAg
— Allegheny Co. Exec. (@ACE_Fitzgerald) August 2, 2021
From the pictures posted to Twitter, the resemblance is unmistakable.READ MORE: Squirrel Hill Grocery Store Hit With Consumer Alert
In January, a KDKA video of Fitzgerald went viral after people mistook him for Daniels until they heard his Pittsburgh accent. The comparison was made by so many that “Jeff Daniels” trended on Twitter.
— Chris Hoffman (@NewsmanChris) January 21, 2021
Daniels is in the Pittsburgh area filming for the Showtime series, “Rust.”
Fitzgerald says the crime drama will start airing on Sept. 12. He says it wouldn’t be possible without the Pittsburgh Film Office.MORE NEWS: Haunted Hills Hayride Reopens Friday Night With New Security Measures
“We look forward to the success of the series & hope your stay in Pgh has been fruitful,” he wrote on Twitter.