Clint Eastwood saved a man from choking
Hollywood actor, Clint Eastwood has
saved a man’s life after he started choking on a
piece of cheese.
Clint was a real life action hero when he used
first aid to save a choking man. They were both
attending a party when the guest turned red in the face and
attempted to cough. Clint recognised that he could not breathe and
performed abdominal thrusts on him.
The story has featured in
The Independent and BBC
news, which includes a film of St John Ambulance
training officers demonstrating how to treat someone who is
The steps of a treatment for a choking person can be found in
our first aid advice section.
For more information about how Clint was able to recognise the
choking and to learn how easy it is to stop someone