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FILE - In a June 25, 2011 file photo, Patrick Dempsey attends the German premier of the movie Transformer 3 in Berlin. Dempsey is bringing his passion for auto racing to television with a new documentary series. The Velocity channel said Thursday, April 5, 2012 that the "Grey's Anatomy" star will produce "Road to Le Mans," a four-part series about his competition in the venerable French race next year. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

FILE - In a June 25, 2011 file photo, Patrick Dempsey attends the German premier of the movie Transformer 3 in Berlin. Dempsey is bringing his passion for auto racing to television with a new documentary series. The Velocity channel said Thursday, April 5, 2012 that the "Grey's Anatomy" star will produce "Road to Le Mans," a four-part series about his competition in the venerable French race next year. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

Celebrity heroes

Okay, perhaps hero is a tad of an overstatement, but isn't it nice to know celebs can play good samaritans not just scofflaws (we're talking to you Amanda Bynes).