Timeline of Zac. Dive into the magical world of E fron. 1987. On Sunday 18th October, a beautiful baby boy called ‘Zachary David Alexander Efron’ was born.
Dive into the magical world of Efron.
On Sunday 18th October, a beautiful baby boy called ‘Zachary David Alexander Efron’ was born.
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 Basket, 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.
In 2002, Efron began to appear in guest roles on several television series, including Firefly, ER, and The Guardian.
he has also had guest roles on the shows CSI: Miami, NCIS, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Replacements. In 2003, Efron starred in the Lifetime original television movie Miracle Run. He played Steven Morgan, one of two autistic twins.
In 2005, he played a main character in Hope Partlow's music video for her song "Sick Inside."
Also in 2005, he played horse-loving Patrick McCardle in The Derby Stallion, where his character wants to beat the town bully at the steeple chase race.
in 2006, Efron starred in the Disney Channel original movie High School Musical as Troy Bolton, a popular student and captain of the basketball team.
in school and was teased for the "huge gap" in his teeth.
In 2006, Efron was cast as Link Larkin in a film version of Hairspray released on July 20, 2007. Efron performed all of his own vocals in the role, which was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, from September 5 to December 2, 2006. He cut and dyed his hair dark brown and gained about 15 pounds for the role. His performance and the film received positive reviews
On April 11, 2009, Efron hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live-in early June 2009 it was confirmed that Efron would be making a guest appearance during the sixth season of HBO's comedy series Entourage. Efron starred in a series of advertisements, along with Kristen Bell and Sean Combs, promoting the 2010 MTV Movie Awards and the host, Aziz Ansari. In 2009, he signed on to play title character in the movie Charlie St. Cloud. The film was released on July 30, 2010.
Efron was second on People's 2011 Most Beautiful list. That year, he appeared in Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve, which did well on the box-office despite receiving many negative reviews from critics. In 2012, he voiced Teg Wiggins in The Lorax and starred in The Lucky One, a film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name.
Efron appeared in three 2012 independent films: he played leading roles in The Paperboy, alongside Nicole Kidman and John Cusack, and At Any Price, with Dennis Quaid, and had a supporting part in director Josh Radnor's Liberal Arts.