These celebrities don't only play heroes on screen, but are also heroes in real life! Carry on reading to see which stars helped save the lives of those around them. One of these heroes is Jennifer Lawrence. The actress was walking her dog when she discovered an woman lying unconscious in front of her house. She and her companion tried to resuscitate the woman and called the emergency services.
Kate Winslet saved Sir Richard Branson's 90-year-old mother's life. The actress was on holiday with her family on Branson's island when a hurricane hit. Eve Branson's house went up in flames and Kate Winslet ran to the house and carried her out of the building.
Jamie Foxx once saved a young man's life. The man was driving in his car when he had an accident in front of Foxx's estate. When the actor heard a loud bang he ran straight to the crash site and pulled the man out of his car, which had landed on its roof and was in flames. This next celebrity also saved someone from peril...
Patrick has not only saved lives on-screen on Grey's Anatomy, but has also saved one off-screen. He helped a driver who was trapped in his car escape. He not only administered first aid and called 911, he also rang the young man's mother to tell her about her son's accident.
Harrison Ford has played various heroes in a number of films. In real life however, he has managed to rescue not one, but two people - even using his helicopter! Ford helped a woman who was stuck up a mountain and too exhausted to climb down again by picking her up in his helicopter. The silver fox also came to the rescue a second time: in 2001 a small boy went missing. Ford helped search for him and found him after just two hours.
Special Agent Gibbs actor Mark Harmon witnessed a car accident in front of his estate. When the NCIS star saw that one of the passengers was still in the burning car he immediately rushed to help. Our next celebrity stopped someone from drowning...
Jack Osbourne saved a woman from drowning in Hawaii. As he was swimming towards her to try to help he realised that she was not only drowning, but was also having a heart attack. Jack and a friend of his administered first aid and rang the emergency services. This next celebrity also stopped someone drowning...
Gerard Butler once saved a young boy's life. The boy was half-drowned and screaming for help. Butler did not hesitate and jumped into the water to help. Once he had dragged him to shore he resuscitated him, thereby saving his life.
The stunning Heidi Klum rescued not one, but two people from drowning! Her own son and his nanny were pulled under by a huge wave when the family were on holiday in Hawaii and could not make it back to shore by themselves. Luckily Heidi was on hand to help!
Matthew McConaughey became a hero at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival. He gave a woman, who was having a seizure, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation saving her life.
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is also a real-life hero (next picture).
Arnold Schwarzenegger saved a swimmer suffering from a cramp in 2004. He was not able to swim back to shore so Arnold helped him. He then accompanied the swimmer all the way to the hospital.
Mila Kunis saved a man who was carrying out building work on her house. The builder started coughing up blood before collapsing, just as the actress hurried to his side to help him. Along with her friends, Mila made sure he was allright and drove him to the hospital. Luckily, he made a full recovery.
Sean Penn is a true hero. When hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005 causing massive flooding, he helped rescue people and bring them to higher ground. After the massive earthquake in Haiti, he founded an organisation to help those homeless as a result. He also traveled to Pakistan in 2012 to hand out towels, food and other important everyday necessities.