We decided to highlight former teachers who just so happen to be famous now and the actors and actresses that played them on television and in movies.
Celebrity Real Life Teachers And Those Who Played Them On TV was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
1. Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington: The Great Debators
2. Paula Patton: Precious
3. Samuel L. Jackson: One Eight Seven
4. Morgan Freeman: Lean On Me
5. Orlando Jones: Drumline
6. Roberta Flack
Roberta taught English and music to students in North Carolina and Maryland.
7. Cameron Diaz: Bad Teacher
8. Whoopi Goldberg: Sister Act I and II
9. Laurence Fishburne: Akeelah and the Bee
10. Julia Roberts: Mona Lisa Smile
11. Bill Bellamy: Mr. Box Office
12. Cedric the Entertainer: The Steve Harvey Show
13. President Barack Obama
Four years before running for president, he was a constitutional law professor and senior lecturer at the University Chicago.
14. Mr. T
Mr. T attended the Paul Lawrence Dubar Vocational Career Academy and worked as a gym teacher.