Entertainment

Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes  

Celebrity Lists
1.8k 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
Photo: via Imgur

Al Pacino is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

(Source)

Age: 78

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

More Al Pacino

#2 of 1036 on The Best Actors in Film History #36 of 164 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars #83 of 329 on The Greatest Entertainers of All Time #5 of 127 on The Best Living American Actors

see more on Al Pacino
Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
Photo: via Wikimedia

Jon Hamm was a drama teacher in St. Louis.

(Source)

Age: 47

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

More Jon Hamm

#35 of 85 on The Best Celebrity Cameos In 'SpongeBob SquarePants' #64 of 70 on Funny Names to Give a Pig #95 of 508 on The Best TV Actors of All Time #22 of 23 on Actors Who Are the Best at Playing Sleazeballs

see more on Jon Hamm
Ellen Burstyn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
Photo: via Imgur

Ellen Burstyn is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

(Source)

Age: 86

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

More Ellen Burstyn

#75 of 930 on The Best Actresses in Film History #79 of 104 on Oscar Winning Performances from the Past 50 Years, Ranked #30 of 169 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time #45 of 386 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

see more on Ellen Burstyn
Harvey Keitel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Taught Acting Classes
Photo: via Imgur

Harvey Keitel is one of the co-presidents of The Actors Studio, which encourages actors to explore the finer points of their craft.

(Source)

Age: 76

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

More Harvey Keitel

#88 of 1036 on The Best Actors in Film History #45 of 339 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting) #41 of 127 on The Best Living American Actors #94 of 350 on The Coolest Actors Ever

see more on Harvey Keitel