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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In 2000, "Star Wars" legend Harrison Ford used his private helicopter to rescue a sick hiker in Wyoming. He didn't even complain when she threw up inside.

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