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09/18/2016 11:23 pm ET Updated Sep 19, 2016

PSA: Richard Dreyfuss Is Not Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Late Father, William

But he appreciates your concerned tweets.

Queen Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ blew the Emmys crowd away with her funny, heartfelt speech while accepting the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. 

The actress apologized about her show, “Veep,” for basically allowing Trump to happen, before bringing the crowd to tears by announcing her father, William Louis-Dreyfus, died this past Friday. After her revealing admission, fans on Twitter were quick to offer their condolences to the star about her late father. 

Unfortunately, many tweeted their kind sentiments to the very alive actor Richard Dreyfuss, who is most famous for his role in “Jaws” and “What About Bob?”. The spelling of Dreyfuss, versus Dreyfus, is also a nice hint that he’s not related to the “Veep” star.

Dreyfuss ― who again, is NOT dead, nor is he Louis-Dreyfus’ father, luckily has a great sense of humor and tweeted about the incident: 

Alive and tweetin’, people. 

 

For reference: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her father, William, in 2014.
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For reference: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her father, William, in 2014.

 

Watch Louis-Dreyfus’ moving speech about her dad below: 

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