Celebrities turned real-life heroes

Published On: Jan 20 2012 10:58:55 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 19 2016 01:34:04 PM CST

Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx is the latest in a long list of celebrities who have acted heroically outside the spotlight, helping rescue the driver of a burning pickup truck outside his California home.

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Kate Winslet rescued an elderly woman from the Virgin Islands estate of British billionaire Richard Branson when it caught fire in summer 2011.

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