Epic superhero movies pulverized the box office in 2013: "Thor: The Dark World," "Iron Man 3" and "The Wolverine," just to name a few.
While production studios pay big bucks for courageous blockbuster stars, some Hollywood celebrities don't get paid for their acts of heroism.
Over the years, many celebs found themselves in situations that called for a helping hand. We're reminded by stories such as Harrison Ford rescuing a stranded hiker, Jennifer Lawrence responding to a collapsed woman and Tom Hanks saving a drowning man.
Those were just a few of the heroic acts of 2012. And it was no different this year. So we decided to feature five Hollywood heroes from 2013, shown in the gallery below.