Art imitating life, perhaps??
Chicago Fire star Jesse Spencer may only play Lt. Matt Casey on TV—but in a dramatic twist of events, he had to take on the role of a real-life hero last week!
His parents and a group of tourists got trapped in an elevator for 45 minutes while touring the Illinois State Capitol on Sunday, so Jesse knew he had to do something!
He aided in the elevator escape by prying open the jammed doors enough to get a cell phone signal to dial 911—continuing to keep the group calm until real firefighters came to the rescue.
In an interview after the incident, the heroic actor revealed: