Dev Patel Breaks Up Knife Fight in Australia ... Lady Allegedly Stabs Man!!!

Dev Patel sprung into action when cameras weren't rolling -- stopping a knife fight between a man and woman down in Australia ... but apparently not wanting credit for his heroic deed.

The English actor -- famous for roles in 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Lion,' 'The Green Knight,' etc. -- was involved in a skirmish Monday in the city of Adelaide, where he currently resides. According to 7News, DP threw himself between a couple who were going at it.

Witnesses say this guy and gal had been arguing at a service station/convenience store, and were getting so heated that others tried stepping in to break them apart -- but they kept at it.

The woman allegedly then stabbed the man in the chest with a knife, and it's at this point that Dev was reportedly in the mix. It seems whatever he did to separate them helped keep a bad situation from getting worse -- and he stayed on the scene afterward to talk to cops.

The man was taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, so it seems he's okay. The woman, meanwhile, was arrested. Now, Dev should be taking all the pats on the back he can get right now, he doesn't seem to want much acknowledgment for what he did here.

His rep told 7News that this simply highlighted an underlying issue with people there that the government isn't addressing -- seemingly talking about mental health -- and adding ... there were "no heroes" in this story.

HEROIC PIZZA DELIVERY GUY I'm NASCAR's Special Guest ... Catch Me At The Brickyard!!!

Nick Bostic, the heroic pizza delivery guy who saved 5 kids from a burning house, is getting some serious recognition for his life-saving actions ... and it might make his NASCAR dreams come true.

Nick tells us honchos at NASCAR reached out to him and invited him to be a special guest at Sunday's race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.


It sounds like Nick will be in for a bunch of surprises when he's a VIP at the Verizon 200 at the Brickyard, he's not sure what's in store, but he's hoping to get behind the wheel of a race car.

Nick says it's always been his dream to be a NASCAR driver, he sounds confident he might blow his hosts away with his racing talent, if he's given the chance to show what he can do.

Remember ... Nick was driving through Lafayette, Indiana back on July 11 when he spotted a house engulfed in flames with no firetrucks or other emergency vehicles in sight.


Nick acted quickly, rushing into the home and leading 4 children safety before realizing there was a 6-year-old girl trapped still inside. He found her and jumped from a second-story window with her in his arms, using his body to cushion the fall and saving her life.

It's good to see Nick getting the recognition he deserves ... and it sounds like his recovery is going well.

One things for certain, Nick would have the best backstory in NASCAR if he ever becomes a driver.

Presidential Election Amazing 'Avengers' Homage to Biden and Supporters

This has gotta be the best -- THE BEST -- messaging so far in the election ... the reimagining of "The Avengers" ... telling the story of an army of Joe Biden supporters who inspired millions to vote Donald Trump out of office.

It's so good ... you see the sun rise as Stacey Abrams, Barack Obama and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms emerge from the shadows. As the video's villain -- yes, you guessed it -- urges an end to the vote count, others emerge in their fight for democracy -- Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Corey Booker, AOC, Nancy Pelosi, Gretchen Whitmer and many, many more.

Writing this does not do the video justice. Just watch ... it's awesome!!!

John Marshall Jones 'Bosch' Star Puts Out Fire, Nabs Arson Suspect ... All While in His Undies!!!

Cops are calling John Marshall Jones a hero ... not only for rushing out of his house in his underwear to douse a fire, but for chasing down the alleged arsonist behind the blaze.

John, who played special agent Jay Griffin on the Amazon hit "Bosch," tells TMZ ... he was watching TV early Tuesday morning when he looked out the window to see his neighbor's car, front porch and front door on fire.

The veteran actor says he instantly reacted -- bypassing any pants -- and ran out to grab a garden hose to put out the flames. While he was out there, John says a man wearing a ski mask and heavy jacket ran up to the porch and tried to grab something before fleeing.

Once again, Johnny-on-the-spot bolted after the mysterious guy ... who he says reached for a baseball bat. John -- who goes 6'3" and 240 lbs. -- says he wrestled him to the ground, though, and held him until cops arrived.

Law enforcement sources confirmed much of John's account about the 6 AM blaze and his chase of the suspect. We're told John's neighbors were able to escape the burning home, including a teenager and the family dog.

Now, John's being hailed as a true hero for saving lives and nabbing the suspect. Cops claim the guy started the fire with gasoline ... they found a container in his car, and arrested him for arson with great bodily injury.

While you've probably seen John in action in plenty of movies or TV shows ... little did we know he was such a badass off the set?

'Fast N' Loud' Richard Rawlings Rewards Off-Duty Cop's Bravery Trip to Dallas on Me!!!


"Fast N' Loud" star Richard Rawlings surprised the hell out of one of his fans ... an off-duty cop whose heroic effort is now being rewarded with a free trip to Richard's famous garage.

The hot rod guru tells TMZ ... he got on the horn this week with East Chicago Police detective Bill Johnsen to commend him and reward him for his selfless act during a shooting inside a Walmart in Hobart, Indiana.

ICYMI ... Johnsen and his family were shopping for fishing supplies last weekend when, out of nowhere, gunshots rang out. Naturally, it triggered a stampede for the exits. Johnsen rushed his family out of the store, but then ran back inside to locate the shooter.

Johnsen says he first found the victim -- who'd been shot in the stomach -- and then the shooter. The cop, who works with the gangs/narcotics unit, says the shooter appeared to give up, but with the rise in mass shootings, he wasn't taking any chances. He snatched the shooter's gun and disassembled it on the spot.

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When Rawlings saw news stories about the incident, he noticed Johnsen wearing a tee with the logo for Gas Monkey Garage -- the Dallas-based garage where they shoot 'FNL.'

Rawlings -- who's a former police officer and even got shot in the arm once -- invited Johnsen and his wife, Nikki, to visit his garage and his restaurant. He says they're gonna hook up September 19.

RR's gonna pick up their whole tab -- air travel, accommodations, food, beer ... the whole shebang.

Very cool salute to Det. Johnsen from a very cool dude.

Comic-Con 2018 Cosplay Playing Dress Up Serious Business!!

Attendees at Comic-Con's 2018 Cosplay immediately kicked things into third gear Day 1 with their studio-quality costumes ... trust us, they're incredible.

Comic-Con kicked off Thursday in San Diego and tons of fans flooded the city showing off their super fashion sense. It's pretty awesome ... from some freakishly realistic-looking Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Flash to an adorable family rocking The Incredibles' costumes.

Don't call them nerds anymore. They look like they can kick your ass ... and in style.

Hero 'Spiderman' Amazing Rescue of Child Leads to French Citizenship

The 22-year-old undocumented immigrant who risked his life to save a young child in Paris is not only a national hero ... he's about to become an official French citizen.

Mamoudou Gassama became a worldwide sensation this weekend after climbing 4 stories in seconds to rescue a 4-year-old boy who was hanging on to a balcony railing for dear life. The video's incredible.

Gassama's heroics saved the child, and now the Malian migrant's been cast into the national spotlight after a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron ... in which he was presented with a certificate and a gold medal for performing an act of courage and dedication.

Mamoudou will also be granted citizenship and has been offered a job with the Paris fire brigade.

According to reports, the young hero was in the area to watch a football match when he noticed the commotion and sprung into action. He said ... "I like children, I would have hated to see him getting hurt in front of me. I ran and I looked for solutions to save him and thank God I scaled the front of the building to the balcony."

The boy's father was reportedly detained for alleged neglect, and the child has been placed in special care.

Chris Hemsworth I Say These Kids Need a Lift

Chris Hemsworth has no problem giving his kids a break from terra firma.

Chris and his wife strolled the Country Mart in Malibu Saturday with Sasha and India.

Chris' son, Tristan, is also there ... but hey, even Thor has his limits.

Alek Skarlatos Busts His Nose In 'DWTS' Rehearsal


The bad luck streak continues ... Alek Skarlatos -- one of the French terror train heroes -- just suffered a broken nose, courtesy of his "Dancing with the Stars" partner.

Our 'DWTS' sources tell us Skarlatos and his partner Emma Slater were in rehearsals Monday morning when she accidentally hit him in the face with an elbow.

We're told medics are at the dance studio right now ... checking him out. Early prognosis is ... it's broken, but he'll have to get x-rays to confirm.

Just last week -- Alek's fellow train hero Spencer Stone was nearly killed when he got stabbed four times in the chest in a bar fight. Also, Alek was supposed to be at Umpqua Community College the day the shooting happened there -- but was at 'DWTS' instead.

Alek visited Spencer in the hospital just this weekend.

Spencer Stone Video Of Stabbing Train Hero Was Fighting 3 Guys

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Crazy footage has surfaced showing the wild street brawl that resulted in the stabbing of French terror train hero Spencer Stone ... in which you can see he was fighting at least 3 other men.

The fight was caught on video by a surveillance camera at a nearby liquor store in Sacramento -- you can see Stone (reportedly the bigger man in the white shirt) swinging wildly at the other fighters.

At one point, you can see one the fighters strike Stone in the chest area with what appears to be a weapon -- and his shirt almost immediately begins to turn red from the blood.

Stone was hospitalized with serious injuries -- but now officials say he's in stable condition and he's expected to survive.

Cops also say alcohol was a factor in the fight and insist the fight is in NO WAY connected to the terrorism incident in France.

Investigators are currently checking out 2 nightclubs in the area for information on the suspects.

Story developing ...

Spencer Stone French Terror Train Hero Stabbed

Spencer Stone, one of the 3 American heroes who thwarted the terrorist attack in France, was stabbed multiple times ... and is now hospitalized.

The attack reportedly happened early Thursday morning in Sacramento while Stone was protecting a friend. Stone was stabbed 4 times in the chest while standing on a street corner.

The 23-year-old U.S. airman 1st class is reportedly in stable condition.

Stone, Alek Skarlatos, and Anthony Sadler were deservedly hailed as heroes back in August after they disarmed a would-be terrorist on a Paris-bound train.

Skarlatos just escaped tragedy last week by a twist of fate. He was enrolled to attend classes at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, and would have been there when the mass shooting happened ... if he hadn't decided to do "Dancing with the Stars" at the last minute.

Christopher Mintz-Plasse I Got So Much Love For The HERO Chris Mintz

Chris Mintz-Plasse, aka McLovin from "Superbad" ... is not the Chris Mintz who was shot 7 times Thursday while trying to stop the Oregon community college shooter.

Chris Mintz-Plasse, the actor, took to social media to address the case of mistaken identity.

The Oregon Chris Mintz is an army vet who remained in the hospital Friday recovering from his gunshot wounds and two broken legs.

Chris, the actor, says he's got nothing but love for Chris, the hero ... and has since re-routed all the well-deserved fan fare toward the correct Twitter and Facebook pages.

'Heroes' Star Escapes Jail in DUI Case

"Heroes" star Adrian Pasdar just pled no contest to one misdemeanor charge of DUI -- stemming from a January arrest where cops say he was speeding and swerving all over an L.A. Freeway.

According to the L.A. City Attorney, Pasdar -- who's also married to Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines -- was sentenced to 36 months probation, ordered to pay a $395 fine plus penalties, and must complete one alcohol education program and ten AA meetings.

As part of the deal, prosecutors dropped a 2nd charge against Pasdar -- for refusing to submit to a blood alcohol test.

Hayden Panettiere Stomachs Piercing Pain

Hayden Panettiere lifted her shirt for a camera last night -- but the only thing going wild was her navel.

The "Heroes" star went to Prix Body Adornment in West Hollywood on Monday to re-pierce her taut stomach ... and was more than willing to show off her '90s belly bling on the way out.

Abs-olutely fabulous.

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'Heroes' Star Pleads Not Guilty to DUI

Adrian Pasdar -- the flying Senator in "Heroes" -- pleaded not guilty to one misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence today.

Pasdar -- who's married to Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines -- was arrested on January 27 after cops pulled him over for speeding on the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles.

Pasdar faces up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.

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