Thomas Haden Church

Thomas Haden Church Saves Man’s life

Thomas Haden Church leaped into action and helped to save a man’s life on Thursday after he started choking at a Los Angeles restaurant.

The Sideways star was having lunch at top eaterie Soho House when a fellow diner began coughing and spluttering as he struggled to gasp for air.

Church immediately sprung into action and successfully performed the Heimlich Maneuver on the unidentified male as other shocked customers looked on.

His heroic efforts earned Church the praise of staff at the venue and they rewarded him by waiving the cost of his meal, but, when quizzed about the incident on Friday, the humble actor simply brushed it off.

He told, “I really don’t wanna talk about it, it’s like, too sensational. I’m just glad the dude’s OK…”


We Bought A Zoo In Theaters December 23

We Bought A Zoo, starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford and Maggie Elizabeth Jones, opens in theaters Friday, December 23. The family drama tells the true story of a father who buys a rundown zoo with 200 exotic animals with the intention of renovating and re-opening it.