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Actress Amy Adams gives up her first class seat to a US soldier

Actress Amy Adams stunned an American soldier and his fellow passengers when she swapped her first class plane ticket for his seat in economy on a flight from Detroit to Los Angeles.

Amy Adams traded her first class plane ticket for a seat in coach Credit: REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

American TV personality Jemele Hill was on the same flight as Ms Adams and tweeted about the actress' gesture.

The five-time Oscar nominee then spent the five-hour flight in economy, where a fellow passenger, journalist Ernest Owens, snapped a selfie with her.

The star's father was a US serviceman and she grew up living on US military bases.

“I didn't do it for attention for myself. I did it for attention for the Troops,” Adams later told Inside Edition after landing in Los Angeles.

The 39-year old actress was in Detroit filming "Superman v Batman: Dawn of Justice".