Zac Efron

Zac Efron

  • Birthday: 1987-10-18
  • Place of birth: San Luis Obispo, California, USA
  • Also know as: Zachary David Alexander Efron

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).

Filmography

High School Musical

2006

As Troy Bolton

Me and Orson Welles

2009

As Richard Samuels

High School Musical 2

2007

As Troy Bolton

Charlie St. Cloud

2010

As Charlie St. Cloud

17 Again

2009

As Mike O'Donnell

The Derby Stallion

2005

As Patrick McCardle

The Paperboy

2012

As Jack Jansen

The Lorax

2012

As Ted Wiggins (voice)

The Lucky One

2012

As Logan Thibault

Parkland

2013

As Jim Carrico

That Awkward Moment

2014

As Jason

We Are Your Friends

2015

As Cole

Dirty Grandpa

2016

As Jason Kelly

Gold

2022

As Virgil

Hairspray

2007

As Link Larkin

At Any Price

2012

As Dean Whipple

Neighbors

2014

As Teddy Sanders

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

2016

As Teddy Sanders

Baywatch

2017

As Matt Brody

The Greatest Showman

2017

As Phillip Carlyle

The Great Global Cleanup

2020

As Himself

High School Musical: Remix

2006

As Troy Bolton

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

2022

As John 'Chickie' Donohue

Firestarter

2022

As Andy McGee

Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III

2010

As Anakin Skywalker (voice)

Miracle Run

2004

As Steven Morgan

Melinda's World

2003

As Stuart Wasser

21 Years: Richard Linklater

2014

As Self - Actor

Save Ralph

2021

As Bobby (voice)

Zac Efron's Pool Party

2009

As Himself

The Beach Bum

2019

As Flicker

New Year's Eve

2011

As Paul

Scoob!

2020

As Fred Jones (voice)

The Disaster Artist

2017

As Dan Janjigian

Liberal Arts

2012

As Nat

Production

That Awkward Moment

2014

As Executive Producer

The Great Global Cleanup

2020

As Executive Producer

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