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San Luis Obispo, California, USA
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High school Musicial 1-3, Cameron Bale on Summerland
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Zachary David Alexander "Zac" Efron (born October 18, 1987) 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, New Year's Eve, and The Lucky One.
Efron was born in San Luis Obispo, California, and later moved to Arroyo Grande, California. His father, David Efron, is an electrical engineer at a power station, and his mother, Starla Baskett, is a former secretary who worked at the same power plant. Efron has a younger brother, Dylan, and had, as he has described it, a "normal childhood" in a middle class family. He is an agnostic, having never been religious. His surname, "Efron", means "lark" in Hebrew (his paternal grandfather was Jewish
Efron has said that he would "flip out" if he got a "B" and not an "A" in school, and has also described himself as having been a class clown. His father encouraged him to begin acting when he was 11 years old. Efron subsequently appeared in theater productions at his high school, worked in the theater The Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville and began taking singing lessons. He performed in shows such as Gypsy; Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up; Little Shop of Horrors; and The Music Man. He was recommended to an agent in Los Angeles by his drama teacher, Robyn Metchik (the mother of actors Aaron Michael Metchik and Asher Metchik). Efron was later signed to the Creative Artists Agen.
Efron graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006 and was then accepted into the University of Southern California, but has deferred his enrollment to work on film projects. He also attended Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a community college located in Santa Maria, California, which provided him with the opportunity to perform as a "young player" during the years of 2000 and 2001.
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Arroyo Grande High School in June 2006
www.zac-efron.com/, www.zachary-e.org, www.zefron.com
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Zachary David Alexander Efron
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Amanda Bynes, Ashley Tisdale, Miley Cyrus, Kay Panabaker, Amanda Bynes, Emma Roberts, Taylor Schilling, Rob Pinkston, Nikki Blonsky, Jessica Alba, Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Sterling Knight
Australian Shepherd (Dog - Dreamer), Australian Shepherd (Dog - Puppy) [2007-2008], Siamese cat (Cat - Simon)
Favorite TV Shows
Rocko's Modern Life
San Francisco, California
Liza Minelli (Fashion Idol)
Kobe Bryant, Jessica Alba
Favorite TV Shows
Most Extreme Elimination, The “WSOP, American Idol, The Wiggles”.
Anything But Country.
Busting Vegas” (by Ben Mezrich), “Robinson Crusoe” (by Daniel Defoe
Sushi, Wheat Thins, Exotic Foods
Rumer Willis, Ryan Rottman, Taylor Swift, DannyDevito, Batty White, Michelle Pfeiffer, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew, Ellen Degeneres
Zachary David Alexander "Zac" Efron (born October 18, 1987) 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, New Year's Eve, The Lucky One and The Lorax (voice only).
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