Having a brush with death is always very exciting. It gets the adrenaline going, the blood pumping, and it makes you feel truly alive. Very few come close to their untimely deaths and live to tell the tale, but every year at least a few stories emerge of people who miraculously survive serious injuries or threatening situations.
Because we don’t care about ordinary people, some celebrities have had near-death experiences and lived to tell the tale.
Jack goes out for a bike ride with Hugh Jackman in London in the morning traffic, and apparently, Jack isn’t much of a morning commuter. He got caught in a double-decker bus and went under the front tire and met with an accident.
You can imagine crashing into a car while riding a motorcycle at 70 miles per hour, it’s not a pleasant experience, George can vouch for that. Although his helmet split in half from the crash, George survived and lived to tell the tale.
We’ve all heard this story by now. Joaquin was driving when his brakes failed, overturning his car and crashing into another car. By some miracle, he came out of the accident unscathed.
After the first season of Game of Thrones, Emilia suffered a brain aneurysm. A second aneurysm occurred two years later, requiring surgery to relieve the problem. Although she could not remember the entire situation in great detail, she assumed that the second aneurysm would have been the cause of her death.
If you thought nothing could harm Indiana Jones and Han Solo, you’d be wrong. He had two brushes with death. One piloted a helicopter and the other piloted a small plane. Take the car next time, Harrison.
After dying for no reason in the final scenes of Titanic, Leo almost drowns in real life. While scuba diving, her oxygen tank went off, luckily she was with Edward Norton, not Kate Winslet. Edward Norton quickly responded to the crisis, sharing his oxygen with Leo and swimming them both to the surface.
While flying in a plane with Bruce Robinson, the engines decided to quit. For a few seconds, Depp and Robinson had a very unpleasant and rapid descent, but luckily the engine kicked back in a few – long – moments later.
There was a time in the 80s when no one was laughing at this legendary comedian. He wore a suit with lights to shoot Modern Problems, but it somehow short-circuited. Chevy’s body was electrocuted, causing him to lose consciousness.