Celebrities Who Are Also Heroes in Real Life

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Many actors play heroes in movies and on TV, which prompts many fans to see them as larger-than-life figures in real life. Unfortunately, some stars only go out of their way to help others on screen and don’t deserve that level of hero worship. However, some go above and beyond to be real-life heroes worthy of admiration long after the cameras have stopped rolling.

Some celebrities have actually saved people's lives or helped them escape danger. One star even played a critical role in getting a fan a much-needed organ donation. Here’s a look at some of our favorite celebrities who deserve to truly be called heroes.