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Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes 

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Updated November 6, 2017 2.3k views 6 items

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: 78

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

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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: 47

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

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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: 86

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Detroit

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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: 79

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

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