List of Famous Acting Teachers

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List of famous acting teachers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top acting teachers in the world? This includes the most prominent acting teachers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable acting teachers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic acting teachers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned acting teachers.

Items here include everything from Oleg Tabakov to Gia Lisa Krahne.

From reputable, prominent, and well known acting teachers to the lesser known acting teachers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the acting teacher field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous acting teachers ever?" and "What are the names of famous acting teachers?" then you're in the right place. (13 items)
Diane Shalet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Acting Teachers
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Diane Shalet (February 23, 1935 – February 23, 2006) was an American Broadway and television character actress. She was perhaps best known for her recurring role as Ms. Hawkins in the drama Matlock. She made a guest appearance on The Monkees in the season two episode, "The Fairy Tale", as The Fairy of The Locket (January 8, 1968). ...more on Wikipedia

Gia Lisa Krahne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Acting Teachers
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Oleg Tabakov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Acting Teachers
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Oleg Pavlovich Tabakov (Russian: Олег Павлович Табаков; 17 August 1935 – 12 March 2018) was a Soviet and Russian actor and the artistic director of the Moscow Art Theatre. ...more on Wikipedia

Ingrid Torrance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Acting Teachers
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Ingrid Torrance (born 1969 in British Columbia) is a Canadian actor best known for her role as a spokesperson on is a Canadian actor, acting instructor and author. She has been a television and movie actor since 1994, an acting teacher since 1995, and a coach since 1998. Ingrid is a voting member of the American Academy of Motion Pictures. In 1998, she was nominated as Best Actress for a Leo Award and in March, 2001, she was featured in Entertainment Weekly as a "Breakout" Actress. ...more on Wikipedia