Between graduation and getting professional comedy gigs – as it's becoming something of a theme in this gallery – Billy Crystal was a substitute teacher on Long Island.
Tony Danza is nowadays maybe best known for his performance of "Tony Micelli" in Who's the Boss? from the years 1984 until 1992. After his successful acting career, Tony decided to work as an English teacher instead of starring in front of cameras. Not only is he a talent in front of the camera, but also seems to have some swagger in front of the class.
The world famous singer Sting has already worked as an English teacher as well as a music instructor. Before "Sting's" (whose real name is Gordon Sumner) music career took off, he also worked as a construction worker.
The highly likable Hugh Jackman surely was the favorite of all students. After he graduated high school in Sydney, he spent a gap year working at Uppingham School in England as a PhysEd teacher...
Who would not LOVE having this gorgeous man as a teacher? Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams taught for whole six years at a public high school in Philadelphia. Most of us know him better as the rich and attractive doctor "Jackson Avery" in the popular medical drama.
Ex U.S. president Barack Obama was teaching constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years, before he started his career as a politician.
Mad Men star Jon Hamm used to be an acting coach in Missouri. This is also where he was first discovered and started getting smaller roles before his career really took off...
Writer Stephen King has worked as an English teacher during the seventies. No wonder that this man has such awesome writing skills! Fortunately, he didn't keep his ideas and talents to himself.