Michael Stipe Lookalike Dupes Everyone

11/30/2007 2:04 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
He's a bald guy at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills, so it's gotta be REM frontman Michael Stipe, right?


Of course not, but photogs and gawkers were all punked as they rolled tape, flashed cameras and asked for autographs.

First hint, folks. Michael doesn't have a German accent.