Real-life heroes: celebrities who've saved lives

Dev Patel steps in to break up knife fight at gas station while in Australia

Stars Insider

05/08/22 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Life

Some of the following Hollywood celebs play the hero on screen, but their Good Samaritan skills have also been put to use in real life. 

Dev Patel recently got involved in a dangerous situation to help save a man's life. The British actor was at a gas station in Adelaide, Australia, when a man and woman began fighting outside. He and the other customers initially looked on until the altercation moved inside the store and the woman pulled out a knife, stabbing the man in the chest. Patel and several others rushed forward to separate them and prevent any further violence. They managed to break up the fight and the injured man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries in hospital. The woman was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault. A rep for Patel said that the actor hopes the publicity surrounding the incident "highlights a larger systemic issue of marginalized members of society not being treated with the dignity and respect they deserve."

Click through the gallery and see which celebrities have saved people's lives.

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