1. Johnny Depp’s Schoolhouse Surprise
Johnny Depp paid a surprise visit to a London school dressed as pirate, Jack Sparrow. The visit came after nine-year-old student Beatrice Delap asked for the Captain’s help in staging a mutiny against her teachers. Before leaving, Depp reminded the students to stay in school, “as pirates have to be cleverer than everyone else”.
2. Tom Hanks Replies Like a Sir
After Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick and crew sent Tom Hanks a 1934 Corona typewriter with a typed invitation to join them on their podcast, Hanks tactfully responded with a clever, and well-typed, letter agreeing to the interview.
Bill Murray’s version of a vacation includes crashing random parties throughout the country. Usually showing up with a bottle of wine or vegetable tray, Murray often asks his gracious hosts if he can crash on their couch or spare bedroom. To which everyone replies, “Bill F*cking Murray! Yes, yes you may”.
4. Bill Murray & Dan Aykroyd Also Visit Terminally Ill Children Dressed as The Ghostbusters
These guys are known to visit terminally ill patients who are big fans of the Ghostbusters. The two show up in full costume to entertain and talk with the children for the day.
5. J.K. Rowling Tributes a Dying Fan
After learning of nine-year-old Natalie McDonald’s fight with leukemia, J.K. Rowling sent letters and read passages from the then incomplete fourth and final book to the the young Harry Potter fan, almost a full year before it was set to release. When she learned of the young girl’s passing, Rowling named a character in her honor, making her a first-year student at Hogwarts named by the Sorting Hat in Gryffindor - the house for the brave at heart.
6. Christian Bale Visits Aurora Shooting Victims
Christian Bale visited victims of a massacre that occurred at a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises,” spending two-and-a-half hours at the Medical Center of Aurora and meeting with five people being treated there and two others brought in from another hospital.
7. Harrison Ford Saves The Day … Twice
A certified helicopter pilot, Harris Ford often joins the a search for stranded hikers near his home in Jackson, Wyoming. To date, Ford has spotted and rescued a lost Boy Scout and a stranded hiker disoriented by altitude sickness.
8. Mila Kunis is Sgt. Scott Moore’s Dream Date
When Marine Sergeant Scott Moore posted a video asking Mila Kunis to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball, Kunis wasted no time accepting the offer. On November 18, 2011 the two took plenty of pictures and made plenty of introductions to fellow Marines.
9. Ryan Gosling Cleans Up Our Streets
Back in August of 2011, Ryan Gosling rushed to break up a fight between two pedestrians on St. Marks place in New York. The two were fighting over a painting and holding up traffic before a tank top-wearing Gosling intervened to help settle the dispute and make our city streets safe once again.
10. Matt Damon Stands Up For Teachers And Pretty Much All Things Good
When he’s not busy co-founding Not On Our Watch - an organization devoted to stopping war atrocities in Darfur or being the spokesmen for the H20 Africa Foundation, Water.org, and being on the board of a company that helps preserve the environment by cutting down on junk mail, Matt Damon is fighting AIDS with the ONE Campaign and working with Feeding America and OneXOne to help end global hunger. And when he’s not doing all that, he’s standing up for his mom and her fellow teachers by giving a closing, and rousing speech, at the Save Our Schools March in Washington D.C. in July of 2011.