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Zac Efron

Born: 1987

Biography

Zachary David Alexander Efron (born October 18, 1987) is an American actor. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy (2006–2008). During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009). Efron subsequently rose to mainstream prominence with starring roles in the films New Year's Eve (2011), The Lucky One (2012), The Paperboy (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Baywatch (2017), and The Greatest Showman (2017). He played Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019). In 2021, he won a Daytime Emmy Award for the Netflix web documentary series Down to Earth with Zac Efron (2020–present).
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth San Luis Obispo, California, USA

Resources

Movies

Hairspray

Link Larkin in Hairspray

High School Musical

Troy Bolton in High School Musical

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Troy Bolton in High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Me and Orson Welles

Richard Samuels in Me and Orson Welles

High School Musical 2

Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2

Charlie St. Cloud

Charlie St. Cloud in Charlie St. Cloud

New Year's Eve

Paul in New Year's Eve

17 Again

Mike O'Donnell in 17 Again

The Derby Stallion

Patrick McCardle in The Derby Stallion

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III

Anakin Skywalker (voice) in Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III

The Paperboy

Jack Jansen in The Paperboy

The Lorax

Ted Wiggins (voice) in The Lorax

Liberal Arts

Nat in Liberal Arts

Miracle Run

Steven Morgan in Miracle Run

The Lucky One

Logan Thibault in The Lucky One

At Any Price

Dean Whipple in At Any Price

Neighbors

Teddy Sanders in Neighbors

Parkland

Jim Carrico in Parkland

That Awkward Moment

Jason in That Awkward Moment

We Are Your Friends

Cole in We Are Your Friends

Dirty Grandpa

Jason Kelly in Dirty Grandpa

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Teddy Sanders in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Schurken im Paradies

Superboy / Brainiac (voice) in Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Schurken im Paradies

The Disaster Artist

Dan / "Chris-R" in The Disaster Artist

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Dave Stangle in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Baywatch

Matt Brody in Baywatch

21 Years: Richard Linklater

Self - Actor in 21 Years: Richard Linklater

The Greatest Showman

Phillip Carlyle in The Greatest Showman

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

The Beach Bum

Flicker in The Beach Bum

Melinda's World

Stuart Wasser in Melinda's World

If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now

Cody in If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now

The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke

Pete Laemke in The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke

Scoob!

Fred Jones (voice) in Scoob!

Dude Perfect: Backstage Pass

Himself in Dude Perfect: Backstage Pass

Three Men and a Baby

in Three Men and a Baby

The Great Global Cleanup

Himself in The Great Global Cleanup

Gold

Virgil in Gold

The Disney Family Singalong

Self in The Disney Family Singalong

High School Musical: Remix

Troy Bolton in High School Musical: Remix

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

John 'Chickie' Donohue in The Greatest Beer Run Ever

Firestarter

Andy McGee in Firestarter

Zac Efron's Pool Party

Self in Zac Efron's Pool Party

High School Musical: 10th Anniversary

(uncredited) in High School Musical: 10th Anniversary

A Family Affair

Chris Cole in A Family Affair

Ricky Stanicky

Dean Stanton in Ricky Stanicky

The Iron Claw

Kevin Von Erich in The Iron Claw

Zac Efron: The Ultimate Idol

Self (Archived Footage) in Zac Efron: The Ultimate Idol

Famous

Lance Dunkquist / James Jansen in Famous

High School Musical 3: Making Of A Musical

Self in High School Musical 3: Making Of A Musical

Night Business

Johnny Timothy in Night Business

Road To High School Musical 2

Self in Road To High School Musical 2

NCISverse: The First 1,000

Self in NCISverse: The First 1,000

TV Shows