Real-Life Celebrity Heroes

From Miles Teller to Ryan Gosling, meet 14 stars whose real-life heroics make headlines

RYAN GOSLING

The good deed: Saved a woman from oncoming traffic
New York City has become a safer (and hotter) metropolis since Ryan Gosling began patrolling the streets – just ask would-be traffic victim Laurie Penny, a British journalist who looked the wrong way (because Britons drive on the left side of the road) while crossing Sixth Avenue. "I literally, LITERALLY just got saved from a car by Ryan Gosling. That actually just happened," Penny wrote in April 2012, setting off a Twitter frenzy.