Celebrities turned real-life heroes

Published On: Jan 20 2012 10:58:55 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 23 2014 10:13:54 AM CDT

Mike Tyson is the latest in a long list of celebrities who have acted heroically outside the spotlight. Here are some of the other celebrity turned real-life heroes.

Heroes - Cuba Gooding
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In 2007, "Jerry Maguire" star Cuba Gooding Jr. came to the aid of a shooting victim at a Hollywood restaurant, stemming the man's bleeding with towels until paramedics arrived.

January birthdays - Verne Troyer
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Jan. 1: Verne Troyer (1969)
Others: Elin Nordegren (1980), Grandmaster Flash (1958) and Frank Langella (1938)

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