Zac Efron

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Zac Efron (born Zachary David Alexander Efron, 18.10.1987)

Zac Efron is an American actor and is also a singer. He rose to fame after appearing in High School Musical and the TV series Summerland.

Zac Efron: Childhood

Zac Efron was born in San Luis Obispo, California, to father David (a power plant engineer) and Starla Baskett (a former secretary). They later moved to Arroyo Grande, California.

When Zac was 11, his father encouraged him to try acting. He later appeared in a number of productions at his high school and found work in a theatre named The Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville. He also took up singing lessons. In 2001, Efron completed a course at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.

Efron's drama teacher, Robyn Metchik, recommended him to an agency and he soon signed up with the Creative Artists Agency.

After graduating from high school in Arroyo Grande, Efron deferred an offer of a place at the University of Southern California, whilst he worked on a number of film projects.

Zac Efron: Acting Career

Efron's TV career started out with appearances in shows such as Firefly, The Guardian and ER. He also played Cameron Bale in the WB series Summerland. In the second series of the show, he became a regular cast member.

Since his appearance in the series, Efron has also accepted offers to appear in the likes of CSI:Miami, The Replacements and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.

In 2003, Zac Efron received a Young Artist Award for his performance as an autistic twin in the TV movie Miracle Run.

Efron's career took an upturn in 2006 when he appeared in High School Musical. He played the role of Troy Bolton, the basketball captain. He won two Teen Choice Awards following the release of the film and the cast travelled to Europe and Australia to promote the movie.

In 2007, Efron appeared in a remake of Hairspray, and received positive reviews for his performance. The same year saw the release of High School Musical 2. His role will be revisited in the 2008 release of High School Musical 3: Senior Year.

In 2008, Efron spent time filming Me and Orson Welles, which was filmed on the Isle of Man, New York and London. The film was first screened at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2008.

Zac Efron: Music Career

Efron released his first two singles shortly after the release of High School Musical. 'Get'cha Head in the Game' and 'Breaking Free' both charted at the same time. The next week, he had five tracks from the film's soundtrack in the charts.



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Dani xx

Hey,If you read this Zac. Wanted to let you know, your a talented young man. In fact, your the Elvis of 2007. You can sing act, and have the girls after you.I wish to meet you, but my wishes never come true, so i guess i'll hold on to the thought of you. Please keep your work up and stay the same, never change.Your a great guy.Take care, and maybe one day i'll meet you.Until then, "Adios"Danielle xx

7 years 4 months ago
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Drool2cool

Hi Its From IndiaZac I like u very much I'm a guy of ur age someday I surely hope to meet uPlz reply I am ur biggest fanAfter I finish my Architect Course I'm gonna see uI like ur move the way u speak I'm melting U know what I have Watch High school musical more than 50 timesI love ur character there I'll always pray for youTake careGoodLuck Everywhere u r

7 years 11 months ago
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hi zac i htink you are hot i love you

6 years 2 months ago
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Adrian

Hi zac i really admire your work and acting. i hope to be an actor when i grow up. i especially like dancing too. i have won trpheys and medals towards performing arts and acting too. i look up to you as a role model. i wish to become just like you when i grow up,and show everyone im not a gay boy which they call me

6 years 1 month ago
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Charey x

Hey Zac xYou are actually amazingg!I'm from enggland and i really wanna be in the next high school musical. People go crazy over you ... im not like that but i think you're really talented...I really want to meet youu !!! I'm only 14 and i love to sing, act, dance.....one day i wanna be just likee youu ! email me if you get the chance love...chareyy x

7 years 6 months ago
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i love zac efro...

heya zac my names clare and i am from Northern Irelandnothing good ever happene#s over here an i would be very greatful if u and the rest of the high school musical cast could come over to my country on tour to belfast!!!!Also one other thing people in my school know that i am a big fan of u an they told me that u r dead that u were killed in a car crash and that vanessa is now blind in one eye!! at first i didnt beleive this an then i searched google and loads of other people are now saying the same things will u please put my mind an#t rest an email me back so that i know that u are alive and healthy!!!!i also am a really big fan of yours and i watch high school musical everyday while i am doing my homework!! i must have watched it at least over 100 times as i have it on dvd!!this took me a very long time to think what to write to you so i hope that u pay attention to it an email me back when you have time!!!!All my LOVE now an forever from your number 1 fan Clare xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxooxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo love you loads zac xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxox

7 years 10 months ago
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zac lover101

Hey Zac Efron i love u so much and i can't wait till it comes out!!!!!!i hope u and every one had a lot of fun makeing this movie.well g2g so talk later

6 years 7 months ago
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Ninzy

Hey zac i think you are dead sexy and i would do anything to meet you! You also have an amazing voice please email me so i can speak to you. loads and loads of love from Sara in California xxxxx

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