Pop quiz: Match these famous former teachers

  • Article by: AIMEE BLANCHETTE , Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 2, 2013 - 11:56 AM

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Before they were politicians, musicians, writers and actors, these famous faces used to be teachers. How many celebs can you match with their teaching roles?


1. Paul Wellstone

2. Stephen King

3. Gene Simmons

4. Sylvester Stallone

5. Andy Griffith

6. Sting

7. Robert Frost

8. Sheryl Crow

9. Mr. T

10. Art Garfunkel

11. Billy Crystal

12. J.K. Rowling

Teaching roles

A. Taught music in Missouri.

B. Teacher-turned- comedian.

C. Taught at Carleton in Northfield.

D. Famous duo, taught math too.

E. Dreamt of wizards in class.

F. Horror in the classroom.

G. Long-tongue Harlem teacher.

H. Gym teacher pitied the fools.

I. Taught music, English and soccer.

J. Taught English before Matlock.

K. Action figure taught gym class.

L. Literary great, farmer and teacher.

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