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Can you imagine if Matt Damon's mom or Sandra Bullock's dad taught your math class? What if Alec Baldwin's dad coached your football team? Here are celebrities whose parents are teachers, including history teachers, math teachers, are more. These famous actors, actresses and musicians had teachers for parents, though not all of them were actually in the classes their parents taught. Some of these celebrities' parents taught drama while others taught math. A few famous people even grew up with two teachers as parents.

Who is the most famous person whose parents were teachers? Tom Cruise tops our list. Tom Cruise's mother is a special education teacher. Alec Baldwin's mother is a social studies teacher and his father is a football coach. Matt Damon's mother is an early childhood education professor. Will Ferrell's mother is also a teacher.

Several famous women's parents were also teachers. Julia Roberts's father is a drama teacher. Eliza Dushku's mother is a political science professor, and her father is a teacher and school administrator. Jennifer Garner's mother is a retired English professor. Both of Amy Poehler's parents are high school teachers.

Do you think that being raised by teachers helped these celebrities to succeed in their given professions? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 26 Celebrities Whose Parents Are Teachers
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Tom Cruise's mother is a special education teacher.

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, USA

Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Top Gun, Mission: Impossible, Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men

Also Ranked

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

#63 on The Most Important Military Leaders In US History

#92 on The Best Actors in Film History

#47 on The Best Living American Actors

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Julia Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 26 Celebrities Whose Parents Are Teachers
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Julia Roberts' father is a drama teacher.

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Smyrna, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Notting Hill, Closer, Erin Brockovich, My Best Friend's Wedding

Also Ranked

#34 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#71 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#20 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#23 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

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Sandra Bullock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 26 Celebrities Whose Parents Are Teachers
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Sandra Bullock's father is a a voice teacher.

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Gravity, The Proposal, Crash, The Blind Side

Also Ranked

#27 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#62 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#9 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#18 on The Best Actresses Working Today

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Eliza Dushku is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 26 Celebrities Whose Parents Are Teachers
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Eliza Dushku's mother is a political science professor and her father is a teacher and school administrator.

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: True Lies, Wrong Turn, Bring It On, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

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#94 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

#91 on The Greatest '90s Teen Stars

#44 on Who Is America's Sweetheart in 2017?

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