Celebrities turned real-life heroes

Published On: Jan 20 2012 10:58:55 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 28 2016 10:25:36 AM CDT

Hugh Jackman is the latest in a long list of celebrities who have acted heroically outside the spotlight, helping rescue some swimmers caught in a strong riptide Saturday at Sydney's Bondi Beach.

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Ryan Gosling is a double hero, saving a woman in New York City from being hit by a taxi. He also broke up a street fight while walking in New York City in August 2011, even giving a street vendor $20 to solve the dispute over a $10 painting.

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