12 Hollywood celebrities who have become heroes in real life
Everything except the small and naive children are well aware that only Hollywood stars play characters in movies, and they are not in reality. Bruce Willis would not be able to fly into space and save humanity from the meteorite, and Sylvester Stallone, even in the best years was unable to pull out of Vietnam prison American prisoners of war. Hollywood-themselves openly admit it and often joke on this topic in the comedy "a movie about movies," exposing themselves useless and capricious cowards. However, not all actors are made from the same cloth, and sometimes some of them behave like heroes when there is no stand-ins and tethers. Digging in the news reports, we found twelve resolute and heroic Hollywood stars.
Harrison Ford often dangerous stunts gives his characters a professional stuntman. But in the real life of an elderly hero of "Indiana Jones" sometimes behaves heroically, if not, it is very noble. So he, being a skilful pilot, sometimes helps the police in rescue operations in Wyoming, where Ford's large ranch. In 2001, Ford found the lost from the air in Yellowstone National Park, a 13-year-old scout Cody Clawson, a year earlier the actor on his helicopter took off from the Table Mountain 20-year-old Sarah George, who became ill during a high-altitude climbing. On the way to the hospital Woman puked right into Ford's cowboy hat. Of course, all this could be done and a regular helicopter pilot, but his services would cost the police $ 1,000 per hour. Ford also saves people for free.
What's in the mind of double nominees "Oscar" John Malkovich? This question was once interested creators eccentric tragicomedy "Being John Malkovich". Now it is possible to give a definite answer - the willingness to help first counter. In 2013, when the actor walked around Toronto, he saw another bystander, 77-year-old Jim Walpole, slipped, fell and injured his neck. Blood was gushing so much that it was clear that she was wounded of the major arteries or veins. The actor immediately ran to the poor thing and squeezed the blood of his own scarf. Assist them was so skillful that the man was released from the hospital shortly after his wound was sutured and treated.
In real life, the hero of "Commando" is increasingly becoming Governor of California than to kill the villains. But one day he showed himself worthy of salvation on the water. When in 2004 the "governator" vacationing with his family on the Hawaiian beach, he saw a man in the water, who became ill during surfing. Schwarzenegger swam about 300 meters to get to the surfer, and then pull it to shore. Because the beach was not professional rescuers to help the poor fellow could only swim well "Good Samaritan." Or the former German bodybuilder.
The hero of the series "Boardwalk Empire" and a popular character actor Steve Buscemi normally plays a criminal and comical characters, far from any kind was supermenstva. However, in real life it is up to the beginning of his film career, he worked four firefighters in New York. Twenty years later, after the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Buscemi for a few days returned to his fire squad to help with clearing the rubble and search for survivors at the site of the destroyed World Trade Center towers. It worked like everyone else, 12 hours a day, and flatly refused to be interviewed and photographed, not to turn to help New Yorkers in mediatsirk.
In the 2009 thriller "Public Enemies," the hero of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" portrayed by John Dillinger, one of the most famous American gangsters. Fortunately for extras picture, actor did not attempt to fully get used to the role and start thinking like a narcissistic villain. When once Depp during filming saw the stunt driver lost control on the icy road and the car rushes directly to a group of extras, stand back and not seeing the threat, the actor ran to the members of the crowd and pushed their way to the car. It was very risky, because Depp himself could get under the wheels. Fortunately, he acted quickly enough, and no one that day was not injured.
Before Hollywood turned him into Wolverine of "X-Men", Australian actor Hugh Jackman was known as an artist of musicals. Frankly speaking, it is a profession with not the most heroic reputation. But, obviously, when it comes to the life of loved ones, Jackman can not only sing, dance and weave intrigues. When started the so-called "rip current" in March of this year, close to one of Australia's beaches, with a force-blowing swimmers in the ocean, the actor, like a real lifesaver, helped out of the water to his son Oscar and daughter, as well as several other travelers.
In America and Britain, cars drive on different sides of the street, and sometimes suffer from it, even well-educated travelers. British feminist journalist Laurie Penny once in 2012, crossing the street in New York City and nearly fell under the cab, because of habit, looked the wrong way. Fortunately, nearby was the hero of "The Notebook," Ryan Gosling who literally pulled a woman from the machine path. Penny, by the way, this was not too happy, because she hated the thought that she was rescued by a man. Let sticking progressive views.
The dark-skinned actor Taye Diggs is now playing police inspector in the TV series "Murder in the First" and criminals, he is able to hold up not only in the frame. When in January 2013 the actor and his wife, Idina Menzel (voice of Elsa in "The Cold Heart") returned to the awards ceremony Actors Guild, he found at home, "burglar". When the thief tried to escape, Diggs gave chase, caught up with the offender and twisted it until the police arrived. The guy had a partner, waiting for him in the car, but he did not dare to contact the actor of "Chicago" and left the scene.
Cube Gooding Jr.
The dark-skinned actor Cube Gooding, Jr. was unable to make the most stellar career after received the "Oscar" for his supporting role in "Jerry Maguire." But he proved himself a hero in the summer of 2007. When Gooding once sat in the car in the parking lot of the restaurant, where he ordered a takeaway dinner, he heard several shots and saw the parking lot of wandering young man holding his neck and bleeding. When the young man fell and lost consciousness, the actor ran up to him, stopped the blood with a towel restaurant, called police and waited until the wounded are not taken to the hospital. Fortunately, the one who wounded the young man did not try to finish the job. Otherwise Gooding would have been in the firing line.
Star "Titanic" more than once ever played women, strong in spirit, but it turns out that it is still quite strong and the body. And not just on the screen. In 2011, the actress with the children staying in an island mansion of the famous businessman Richard Branson, the uncle of her then-boyfriend Louis Dowler (Now Winslet and Dowler married). When, after a lightning strike house caught fire and the flames were rapidly inflated tropical storm, Winslet in her arms issued from the building Branson's elderly mother, as well as, of course, saved her children. Himself a billionaire could not immediately come to the rescue, as slept with his wife in the house for guests.
One of the Hollywood myth says that the machine be sure lights up and blows up after an accident. In reality, this is quite rare, but sometimes it still happens, and then saving the driver becomes a matter of a few seconds. Fortunately, when in January this year a Brett Kyle speeding drunk and got into an accident, he did it right in front of Jamie Fox's house, the winner of the "Oscar" for the musical biopic "Ray." Not bewildered actor and another witness what happened smashed car windows, cut seat belt and dragged the wounded boy from a burning car. If they had a little bit too slow, Brett could not be saved. And so he escaped with a fractured clavicle, punctured lungs and arrest for driving "on the fly".
Of all the Hollywood celebrities Tom Cruise closest to heroism, whom he portrayed in movies like "Mission Impossible". Especially nice was the 1996 for it - by the way, release year of the first "Mission". First, in March, he helped a woman hit by a car, you first call the police and "emergency" and then pay substantial medical expense of the victim, who has not turned out to be uninsured. Then in August, Cruz, riding on a yacht in the Mediterranean, together with his team rescued passengers from the water sunburnt and sunken sailboat. And finally, during the British premiere of "Mission" the actor pulled out from the crowd of two little boys who are pushing onlookers pressed to the metal fence. If not for Cruz, children could be seriously affected. Later, in 1998, Cruz, along with bodyguards drove the bandits from a resident of London, which has tried to select diamonds for 150 thousand dollars.