10 Celebrity Heroes
July 25th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
Christian Bale didn't have to visit the victims of the Colorado movie massacre, but that's exactly what he did on Tuesday. He didn't hold a press conference or alert the media; he simply chatted with fans and allowed them to take pictures with him.
The actor offered his condolences to those affected by the shootings that occurred during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" last Friday. Twelve people died and dozens were injured.
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The actor broke up a fight in NYC last summer when he came across two men fighting over a painting in the middle of the road in the East Village.
Last spring while vacationing at Richard Branson's Necker Island home a fire broke out, and the actress safely helped Branson's 90-year-old mom get out safely.
Earlier this year the actor pulled a teenage driver from a wrecked car after a serious accident outside his Malibu, California, home.
The actor used his helicopter to rescue an injured hiker near his home in Wyoming.
In May, a jogger had a heart attack in London's Hyde Park, and the actor came to his aid, staying until help arrived.
The rapper successfully convinced a man to step away from the ledge of a 22-story building in his native Atlanta, Georgia in October, 2010.
Back in 2006, the Iron Maiden singer airlifted 200 British citizens back to the UK yesterday from war-torn Lebanon. He also helped rescue passengers stranded by the collapse of airline XL in 2008.
Back in 2000, the country music star saved a 10 and 14-year-old boy from a grass fire heading towards the kids' property in Oklahoma.
Ten years ago the actor rescued a family from a burning car after it got into an accident on a California freeway.
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