We all know Ryan Gosling is a great actor, charming as all hell and has abs that can cut steel. Turns out the Canadian heartthrob is a good Samaritan as well. Go figure.

In today's Video of the Day, a bystander in downtown Manhattan surveys the scene at a crosswalk fight between two men. Guess who comes to the rescue? [Watch below to see it all go down.]

Gosling next appears as a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway driver for hire in "Drive," which hits theaters on September 16.