Ryan Seacrest Mistakes Guest For Dead Man!

Ryan Seacrest had an awkward moment with actor Jeffrey Tambor on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” Wednesday when he mistook Tambor for the late “Ghost” actor Vincent Schiavelli.

Seacrest referred to Tambor’s roles on “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Arrested Development,” and “Transparent” as “unforgettable” while introducing his guest to the audience, and then went on to recount his fond memory of watching Tambor in “Ghost” as a child. Tambor, however, never appeared in the film.

“We talked about the things you have done and are doing, but to me, you’re the scary guy on the subway in ‘Ghost,'” Seacrest admitted.

Tambor took the error in stride and drew out his reaction for comedic effect.

“Oh, this is horrible,” he said “You’re gonna be embarrassed. That’s not me. He’s dead.”

Ryan and Kelly tried to play along with the mistake, with Ryan pretending to get angry that his notes hadn’t been corrected and Ripa interjecting that at least Tambor was still here.


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