As shallow and self-absorbed as these may be, these famous celebrities have more heart than some regular folks out there. Believe it or not, a lot of famous people will not think twice about helping other people. If they see someone in need, they have no problems acting like real life heroes.
Here are some of the famous people who have at one point in their life, helped save the life of regular folks.
Clint Eastwood performed the Heimlich maneuver on a man choking on a piece of cheese during a PGA tour party.
Harrison Ford is able to put his skills as a helicopter pilot to good use as he regularly participates in rescue missions. He once located a 13-year-old boy who got lost in Yellowstone National Park.
Steve Buscemi regrouped with his former firefighting company after the 9/11 attack. He, alongside other brave firefighters and law officers, sorted through the rubble to look for survivors.
Jennifer Lawrence saw a girl collapse near her home. She called 911 and did not hesitate to go to the poor girl and stay with her until help arrived.
Dustin Hoffman helped save a man’s life once. He saw a jogger collapse in Hyde Park in London. He called the paramedics and stayed with the man until he was safe.
Kate Winslet saved Eve, the 90-year-old mother of Sir Richard Branson, when their house caught on fire during the Hurricane Irene. She carried the old lady to safety.
Sean Penn literally helped out when the dreadful earthquake happened in Haiti. He started organizations to help and flew there to give aide.
Akon helped provided solar power to 600 million residents in Africa. This helps bring energy to poor yet sunny communities.
Mila Kunis helped save a 50-year-old man working in her house. The actress called the paramedics and stayed with the man after he suffered a seizure.
Ryan Gosling saw a fight and stepped in to break it – avoiding further harm to both parties.
Michael Jordan helped out his bodyguard by trying to pacify a stranger.
Tom Cruise saw a hit-and-run accident and he paid for the $7,000 bill of the victim.
Mark Harmon saved two teenage boys who got into a car accident in front of his house. He used a sledgehammer to break the window so he can pull the boys out of the burning car.
Rihanna uses her celebrity status to save children who are in need of bone marrow transplant. Her millions of Twitter followers help get the word out in case someone needs help.
Sofia Vergara once helped a woman who collapsed outside a Las Vegas nightclub. She checked the woman pulse and waited beside her until help arrived.
Nelly sends two kids to college each year. This had been going on for the past 10 years. Bet you didn’t know that.
Patrick Dempsey helped a teen driver that crashed in front of his house. He called the paramedics and stayed with the teen until they arrived.
Liev Schreiber helped a woman who fell outside his property.
Jamie Foxx helped a 32-year-old man when he crashed outside his home. Foxx helped the man out of the burning car.
Rapper T.I. heard that a man was about to commit suicide from a 22-storey building. He recorded a video convincing the man to step down. He said he was there to help him if he would only talk to him. The police showed the video to the man and he stepped away from the ledge and talked to T.I.
Nomar Garciaparra, Boston Red Sox player, rescued two women who fell into the Boston Harbor. He heard a scream and a splash while inside his harbor-side condominium. They ran outside to help the women who fell.
While on a vacation, Arnold Schwarzenegger saw a man struggling in the water. He swam to the man who was having cramps. He helped the man get to shore and stayed with him until he was safe.
Vin Diesel was going around Hollywood when he saw a car lose control, roll several times, and burst into flames. He pulled the two children from the backseat and instructed the driver to climb out through the backseat.
What do you think of these famous people who are real-life heroes?