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They say that those who can't do, teach, but several famous former acting teachers have went on to make a name for themselves in the entertainment industry. Some of these celebrities who taught acting classes have been in some of the most popular films and movies of all time.

Who is the most famous person who has taught acting? Al Pacino tops our list. Along with Ellen Burstyn and Harvey Keitel, Pacino is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

Jon Hamm was a drama teacher in St. Louis. He once taught Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt star Ellie Kemper. Peaches was a drama and music teacher before she became a pop star. Dan Blocker once worked as a drama teacher in Texas.

Which of these celebrities do you think would be the best acting teacher? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
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Al Pacino is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

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Age: 76

Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Theatre Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director

Credits: The Godfather, Scarface, Heat, The Godfather: Part II

Also Ranked

#13 on The Best Actors Working Today

#13 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#2 on The Best Actors in Film History

#19 on The Coolest Actors Ever

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Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
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Jon Hamm was a drama teacher in St. Louis.

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Age: 46

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Mad Men, The Town, Shrek Forever After, Minions

Also Ranked

#96 on The Best Living American Actors

#23 on The Hottest Men Over 40

#92 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

#62 on People We Want to See on a Comedy Central Roast

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Ellen Burstyn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
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Ellen Burstyn is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

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Age: 84

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Model, Actor, Voice acting, Minister of religion

Credits: Interstellar, Requiem for a Dream, The Exorcist, The Fountain

Also Ranked

#54 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#41 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#35 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#27 on The Greatest Actress Performances of All Time

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Harvey Keitel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
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Harvey Keitel is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

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Age: 77

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Actor

Credits: Reservoir Dogs, The Grand Budapest Hotel, From Dusk Till Dawn, The Piano

Also Ranked

#42 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#98 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#56 on The Best Living American Actors

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