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Let's face it, most of us have been, as David Lee Roth once so eloquently put it, "Hot For Teacher." And while we adore the earnest and inspirational wisdom of teachers in movies like "Dead Poets Society," "Stand and Deliver" and "Mr. Holland's Opus," that's not what we're talking about here.
If our favorite educators had looked like these 12 big-screen teachers ranked in the gallery below, we would have been happy flunking year after year just to keep watching them draw on the chalkboard.
Originally published June 20, 2011.
Madonna and Whitney to Gwen and Britney... Nearly every pop queen has packed up their diva ways and taken them to the big screen.
The results have been mixed; for every Mariah Carey in "Precious," there's a Mariah Carey in "Glitter," and for every J. Hudson in "Dreamgirls," there's a J. Simpson in "Employee of the Month."
With veteran screen diva Cher teaching acting newcomer Christina Aguilera the tricks of crossing over in "Burlesque," here's a rundown of the most memorable instances of divas gone Hollywood. Get More »