National Teacher Day: Our Favorite Onscreen Teachers

5/7/2013 8:00am EDT | Angela Braza By: Angela Braza

 School of Rock

May 7, 2013 marks National Teacher Day, and to honor those who have educated and inspired us, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite onscreen teachers.

Dewey Finn (Jack Black), “School of Rock” (2003)

Dewey Finn may have been a rowdy, unemployed wannabe rock star, but after scheming his way into the classroom he became a new kind of role model. Dewey taught his students the true meaning of rock ‘n’ roll and encouraged them to rock out in every aspect of their lives.

Memorable Quote: “I have been touched by your kids... and I'm pretty sure that I've touched them.”

© 2013
Photo Credits: Touchstone Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Hollywood Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 20th Century Fox

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