Captain Save-A-Civilian: Celebs Who Turned Into Real-Life Heroes

April 2, 2013  |  
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Taye Diggs played a doctor on ABC’s “Private Practice,” but he turned into an NFL defensive end when he tackled a home intruder. After returning home from this year’s Screen Actors Guild Award Ceremony in January, Diggs was startled to find a burglar already in his house but he quickly sprang into action. Diggs chased the guy, tackled him in the streets and held him down while his wife, actress Idina Manzel, called 911. He was able to detain the suspect until police arrived and wasn’t injured at all during the scuffle.

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