Zac Efron

Born Oct 18, 1987

Zachary David Alexander "Zac" Efron is an American actor and singer. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s and became known with his lead roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical, the WB series Summerland, and the 2007 film version of the Broadway musical Hairspray. Efron has since starred in the films 17 Again, Me and Orson Welles, Charlie St. Cloud, and New Year's Eve, and is due to star in The Lucky One.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Oct 05, 2016
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1987 Birth Born on October 18, 1987.


2000 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 17 Years Old For the show’s second season, which aired in 2005, he was promoted to the main cast. … Read More
2006 18 Years Old Efron’s career reached a turning point with the teen musical television film High School Musical (2006), which premiered on the Disney Channel in January 2006. … Read More
2007 19 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Later that year, he was seen reprising his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 (2007), which aired on the Disney Channel in August 2007. … Read More


2008 20 Years Old Efron’s next release was Richard Linklater’s period drama Me and Orson Welles, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008 and received a wide release in late 2009. … Read More
He also played a supporting role in the critically successful Liberal Arts (2012), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012 and received a limited release later that year.
Efron’s first release of 2014 was the romantic comedy That Awkward Moment (2014), on which he was also an executive producer. … Read More
2015 27 Years Old Efron’s only release in 2015 was the moderately successful We Are Your Friends (2015), in which he played a struggling DJ.
In January 2016, he starred alongside Robert De Niro in the adult comedy Dirty Grandpa, about a straitlaced young man who begrudgingly indulges his grandfather’s unhinged personality by taking him on a vacation to Florida. … Read More
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