Celebs like these might just be more heroic than the characters they portray on screen. Here are some of the most heartwarming moments when celebrities decided to dress up for a good cause.
Before he appeared in the sequel of Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield dressed up as his superhero counterpart to visit a London charity event. The visit included a basketball game and a pizza party! Our love for this masked hero grows deeper every day.
Robert Downey Jr.
When Robert Downey Jr met with Alex, a 7-year-old born with a partially developed right arm, he channeled his Iron Man alter ego. It was the actor’s privilege to present the youngster with “a brand new 3D-printed bionic Iron Man arm” that matched the star’s.
The Guardians of the Galaxy actor dressed up as Star-Lord during an appearance at Christopher’s Haven in Boston following what might be the best Super Bowl bet of all time between Pratt and Evans and everyone came out a winner in the end. Taking part in the trip, Evans presented the kids with Marvel and Disney goodies in gift bags.
Pratt and Evans dressed up as Captain America for a visit to Seattle Children’s Hospital even after Evans won the Super Bowl bet. Our hearts were warmed when the young patients received toys, as they posed for photos and made us smile.
In Brisbane, Australia, Johnny Depp took a break from filming Pirates of the Caribbean 5th installment to meet young fans at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in his Captain Jack Sparrow garb. As Max Bennett, 7, with transverse myelitis, explained, he tied a knot in his hair to form a beard and that was Max’s favorite part.
The actress, who played Lady Sif in Thor, visited the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles to meet real-life superheroes battling cancer. As she went from room to room, Alexander visited each patient and took photos with them in her on-screen costume.
Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mckinnon, and Melissa Mccarthy
Stars of the ’80s film reboot surprised the young patients – in full costume – at Tufts Medical Center’s Floating Hospital for Children after seeing the “Who ya gonna call?” sign on the windows. In order to be sure there were no ghosts around, they checked under a number of beds and scanned some children. Ghostbusters are on the case!