Clint Eastwood's Quick Action Saves Life

Popular Hollywood actor makes one man's day by saving him from choking on a chunk of cheese.
3:00 | 02/08/14

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We've all, of course, seen Clint Eastwood save lives on the silver screen often in the middle of shootups. But when it came to a real life and death situation no guns were needed. No gun needed. Just Clint Eastwood's bull-like strength. You can ask yourself a question. Do I feel lucky? Well, do you, punk? Thanks to Clint Eastwood one man's feeling lucky morning. He saved my life Steve John director of the AT&T pebble beach pro-am tournament was attending the teeoff party when he began choking on a piece of cheese. And looked at Clint with his panicked look in nye face and he recognized I was not in a good situation and grabbed my shoulder and flipped me around and did the Heimlich maneuver on me for probably three different times. Reporter: The 83-year-old movie star taking on the role of here dwroe in real life. Go ahead, make my day. He certainly made my day. Reporter: The award-winning actor cold the Carmel pinecone newspaper I looked in his eyes and saw that look of panic people when they see their lives passing before their eyes. It looked bad. He used to play and now serves chair of the foundation that hosts the pacific gas and electric company event raising more than $100 million for charity. Eastwood is actually the second person to save John from choking to death. The 50-year-old said someone had to give him the Heimlich maneuver seven years ago. The man's got to know his limitati limitations. Reporter: As for dirty harry he says it was his first time performing the Heimlich. Good for John he caught a friendlier version of the Eastwood we're used to seeing. John says his phone has been blowing up with friends calling him to teasing him. Eastwood finds it funny as well. At the time, though, very serious. He said I gave him three good jolts and it popped out. Something is going wrong if he's had this problem twice now. Yeah. Smaller bites, I think. He was drinking and talking and eating at the same time. You know -- Lucky dirty harry was there. Multitasking people have been doing for millennia. Thank you, I appreciate it. Coming up on "Gma" -- What's gotten into Victoria Beckham.

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