We all love film heroes because they seem to be powerful & intelligent in the movies. Terminator, Predator & True Lies of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Indiana Jones & Witness of Harrison Ford, Mission Impossible of Tom Cruise, Troy & Oceans 11. 12, 13 of Brad Pitt and the most famous Titanic of Kate Winslet, all are the blockbuster Hollywood movies in which we have seen our heroes & heroines in action. However, many of these celebrities are not only the movie heroes, they have shown their dare in real life too which proves that these celebrities are real life heroes too. Below we are listing top 10 celebrities who are real life heroes. Let’s read below the real life stories of our favorite heroes…
10. Ryan Gosling
This Canadian actor, who is known for his acting and music and has made his mark in the dramas and independent movies, is Ryan Gosling. The Oscar winning actor for his role as a drug addicted teacher is a hero that broke up a street fight that was happening on a street of New York City. While strolling on the street, he noticed that there was a disagreement between a street vendor and an anonymous man. The actor stepped in and stopped the fight by preventing the man from physical attack by using his menacing muscle as spur. He later came to know that the dispute was over a $10 painting, so he ended the fight by giving $20 to the vendor and walked away as it never happened.
9. Vin Diesel
Vin diesel who is an American writer, actor, director and producer joined the race of being good for the people around him by saving the life of two children. The incident happened when the actor was riding his bike from Hollywood to CA, he saw that the car in front of him had lost control, whirled and burst into fire. He reacted spontaneously, stopped the ride and ran towards the car in order to pull the children outside who were sitting at the backseat. Vin Diesel then helped the driver to climb over the backseat and get out of the car. The driver and the kids had a narrow escape from burning alive by this real life hero as the car swallowed up in flames just after a few minutes.
8. Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks who is an American country music artist saved the life of two kids by his daring action. The artist and an unknown person rushed towards a house when they noticed that the dangerous grass fire was heading towards it. There were only two kids in the house who were spending their vacations there, they were taken to Garth Brooks truck who drove them far from the fire safely. It was identified by the authorities that the fire burnt 600 acres of land area in that accident.
7. Nomar Garciaparra
The former Major League Baseball player Nomar Garciaparra marked his presence in the list of real life heroes by rescuing two ladies from harbor. It was 2005 when the incident took place, Boston Red Sox player and his uncle was at their harbor-side condominium where Normar heard a scream and a sound of splash. They immediately ran outside to see what happened and they found that the second woman got injured by the pier and fell in the harbor. The star and his uncle jumped into the water straight from the height of 20 feet and rescued the women from drowning.
6. Kate Winslet
This time it is not a hero but a heroine that played an action of a stuntman, oh, I mean stuntwoman in the real life. In summer 2011, Kate was spending vacations with her children at British billionaire Richard Branson’s multi-million dollar Virgin Island estate; the home suddenly got smacked by lightening. She instantly made sure that her kids were outside of the house safely then she rushed towards the back of the house and picked up the 90 year old mother of Richard in her arms and ran outside of the house away from the flames that burned the whole estate to ashes. She expressed that the scene was like a set of an action film where you are waiting for the word “cut” but that just didn’t happen.
5. Tom Cruise
Tom cruise faced bad press many times but this celebrity has also done some heroic deeds that did not take much attention from media. It was far before the last decade when Tom Cruise witnessed an accident in which a car hit a woman and sped off without stopping in Los Angeles. Tom cruise called the ambulance for help and stayed with the woman until she was taken to the hospital by the ambulance. He later on found that the woman was not insured and cannot pay the bill of the hospital, the mission impossible hero made it possible for her by giving her $7000, the entire amount of the bill. He did not stop his good deeds here; he is also credited for saving two young boys from being crushed by crowds. He also saved a sinking ship by sending help during his vacation with his wife Nicole Kidman.
4. Arnold Schwarzenegger
The governor and the action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger never leave the trademark of his skill in his real life. Arnold saved the life of a man who was struggling in water and had a threat for his life, he noticed that the person was in need of help and jumped into the water to reach the man. The man told him that he was having trouble as he was struggling from cramp and was unable to reach the shoreline. He laid the man on to a boogie board, swam him back to shore and stayed with him until he got back his breath and tranquility.
3. Brad Pitt
The Brad Pitt became a real life hero when he was busy in acting for a scene in his reel life. In august 2011, the actor was on the set of World War Z when he found that a lady who was working as an extra in his film was bashed down on the ground by almost 700 people during the recording of a zombie scene. She fell down and nearly crushed before Pitt Grabbed and rescued her from dying. It was reported that many extras got hurt on the set and suffered broken bones, bruises and bumps. An insider gave a report that the incident happened in the mid scene and the girl could not even believe that Brad rescued her. This is not the first time when the actor did these heroic tasks, in 2008 at Venice Film Festival; he did the same deed by saving his fan from slipping down in water.
2. Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford is not only a good actor and a producer but also a great human being. He has a home in Wyoming and owns a private helicopter which he offers for rescue missions at a cost of $1000 to lend his hand in the divine operation. It is reported that in an incident when one of the women from hiking team of two fell ill and was not able to come down from the mountain on her own. The other member called for help and took her friend to the nearby meadow to wait for the rescue. They were completely unaware of the pilot of the helicopter that reached for their help. It was none other than the Harrison Ford himself in a cowboy hat and a simple tee shirt who helped the sick women by taking her to aid.
The rapper T.I who was due in Federal court after getting busted for drug possession in October 2010 got good karma too. The T.I’s good friend who is a Radio DJ Ryan Cameron was broadcasting from a 22 story building meanwhile he came to know that an Atlanta man was threatening to jump from the top floor for suicide. The Cameron called his friend T.I and asked for favor from his friend who was on his way for a shooting. T.I reached the building beside his entire busy schedule and tried to approach the man but the authorities were not allowing him to do so, thanks to the new technology, he immediately recorded a short video message in which he urge the man and forbid him from committing suicide saying that he is here for him and telling the guy it is not that bad, and it will be OK …. The police officials showed the video to the guy. His message helped a lot and the guy back off the ledge where as the Rapper never took the credit of saving a life and said that it was God who put him in the position to help.