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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Boxing legend Mike Tyson may be known for his aggressiveness, but he showed compassion last week when he came to the rescue of a motorcyclist who crashed on a Las Vegas interstate. Tyson stopped and stabilized the injured man before paramedics arrived. Here are some of the other celebrity turned real-life heroes.

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