More Zac Efron Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Hairspray)Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television, Zac Efron is positioning himself as one of Hollywood's most promising young talents as his career continues to evolve with exciting and challenging projects.
In August 2006, Efron won two Teen Choice Awards -- the Choice TV Breakout Star and TV Chemistry (with his High School Musical co-star). Segueing effortlessly between the big and small screen, Efron quickly garnered attention and became the breakout star of the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel phenomenon, High School Musical. He will reprise his role as Troy Bolton, head of the basketball team, in High School Musical 2, which will debut on the Disney Channel in August 2007.
His other television credits include a recurring role on the WB series Summerland, guest starring roles on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, ER, The Guardian and C.S.I. Miami. Additionally, Efron starred on stage in the musical Gypsy and has appeared in productions of Peter Pan, Mame, Little Shop of Horrors and The Music Man.
A native of Northern California, Efron currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys surfing, skateboarding, playing video games and hanging out with friends. He is also fixing up two cars, a Delorean and '65 Mustang convertible, both treasured hand-me-downs from his grandfather.
Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Hairspray" (22-Jul-2007)
Biography #3Zac Efron was born on October 18, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California to David Efron and Starla Baskett. He is a Jewish American television actor.
Efron is best known for portraying Cameron Bale on the cancelled WB series Summerland. Originally introduced as a guest star, Efron became a regular cast member on the show in the second season. He also appeared in guest roles on the shows CSI: Miami, The Guardian, ER, and Firefly. He also starred in the Disney Channel original movie High School Musical alongside actresses Vanessa Anne Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale.
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