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.

Heroes - Renee Zellweger
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While out for a walk with her personal trainer in 2004, Renee Zellweger rushed to the aid of a stricken hiker in California's remote Runyon Canyon.

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