Actor Rainn Wilson spots a man on a plane watching The Office without noticing his famous seat
Rainn Wilson was right next to an unsuspecting seat watching the actor inside The Office on a recent flight.
Wilson, who starred as Dwight Schrute on the hit series, saw his sitter watching the show, completely unaware that it was Wilson, in a face mask and headphones, in the next seat over.
Wilson, 57, video section of the hilarious incident on Instagram, writing, “When the person sitting next to you doesn’t know who you are.”
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The actor’s clip went viral on social media platforms, but it is still unknown whether the plane passenger finally noticed his famous seatmate.
Wilson played awkward office worker Schrute from 2005 until the series ended in 2013.
The actor, who recently appeared in Strange: The Al Yankovic Storyembarking on a promotional tour for his new book soon, Soul Boom: Why We Need a Spiritual Revolution.
The book covers “the need for deep healing and a unified understanding of the world that the great spiritual traditions provide,” according to the official synopsis.
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Wilson also made headlines late last year after joking that he was changing his legal name in support of climate change.
Wilson announced that he would be replacing his original name with Rainnfall Heat Wave Extreme Winter Wilson in an effort to draw more attention to global warming and protest climate change.
The comedian called this strange name change Twitter, revealing that he had changed his moniker on all social media and his own “fantastic writing paper”, which now read: “Acid Rain Kills Trees Wilson”.
Although it is not an official legal name change, Wilson said he did it as a “cheap stunt to save planet earth”.
He could not, however, change his name on Twitter because Elon Musk was cracking down on impersonation.
“The Arctic is melting at millions of liters per second, and yet this problem doesn’t seem to make a name for itself, so let’s make a name for it,” he said.
“This is not a joke,” he added report to The Hollywood Reporter.
“I’m as serious as the melting Arctic, which is increasing global risks including extreme weather events around the globe.”
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