Real-Life Celebrity Heroes

From Heidi Klum to Ryan Gosling, meet 13 stars whose real-life heroics make headlines

 photo | Kate Winslet

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Updated: Tuesday Apr 02, 2013 | 12:00 PM EDT By: Michael Y. Park


The good deed: Carried tycoon Richard Branson's mother out of a fire
The Oscar winner's most noteworthy performance to date may be her heroic deed in August 2011, when she saved the life of the 90-year-old mother of Richard Branson when the British tycoon's $70 million British Virgin Islands home caught fire with 20 people inside. "No I didn't save her life," the modest star claims. "I carried her down the stairs is the truth of it."