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Zac Efron

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). In 2007, Rolling Stone declared him the "poster boy for tweenyboppers" and featured him in their late August 2007 issue. 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" (עפרון), 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

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Michelle Rodriguez -- Workin' The Pole During Zac Efron Makeout Sesh (PHOTOS)

Michelle Rodriguez
Workin' The Pole During Zac Efron Makeout Sesh (PHOTOS)

Michelle Rodriguez is treating herself to an early birthday present -- Zac Efron -- the two were all over each other Monday during a night of hard partying in Sardinia.Michelle -- who turns 36… READ MORE >

Michelle Rodriguez -- Bye Ladies ... Hello Zac Efron's Tongue

Michelle Rodriguez
Bye Ladies ... Hello Zac Efron's Tongue

Michelle Rodriguez is rebounding just fine from her supermodel ex-GF -- just ask Zac Efron's mouth ... which got all up in Michelle's grill during their Italian vacation.35-year-old Michelle was… READ MORE >

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Zac Efron -- Don't Question My Sobriety ... Or I'll Kick You to the Curb

Zac Efron
Don't Question My Sobriety Or I'll Kick You to the Curb

Zac Efron doesn't have any problems with drugs ... at least that's what Zac Efron thinks, according to his friends -- who say anyone telling him otherwise is quickly 86'ed. TMZ has learned the… READ MORE >

- 102 days ago
Zac Efron After Attack in Downtown L.A. -- No Worse For Wear

Zac Efron
No Worse for Wear After Downtown Attack

Zac Efron was out and about Friday ... 5 days after his bizarre downtown L.A. fight that left him bloodied.Zac was leaving a grocery store parking lot in the Los Feliz part of L.A. -- looking… READ MORE >

- 104 days ago
Zac Efron -- Friends Believe He's Into Drugs, Not Sushi

Zac Efron
Friends Believe He's Into Drugs, Not Sushi

Zac Efron's friends are "worried sick" about the actor ... and none of them believe Zac drove to downtown L.A. in the middle of the night to get sushi -- they say there's no doubt he's fallen off… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Zac Efron -- Beware Strangers with Spears

Zac Efron
Beware Strangers with Spears

Bizarre things keep happening to Zac Efron and his beautiful face keeps paying the price! This time he says a simple sushi pick up somehow turned into a brutal fight with transients.Oh,… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Zac Efron -- 'Bodyguard' Claims Zac Saved My Life

Zac Efron
'Bodyguard' Claims Zac Saved My Life

Zac Efron was a hero who risked his own life to save the life of his "bodyguard" -- so claims the bodyguard.We spoke to the "bodyguard" who says he and Zac were "cruising" around downtown L.A.… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Zac Efron -- Attacked After Midnight in Downtown L.A.

Zac Efron
Attacked After Midnight in Downtown L.A.

Zac Efron mysteriously ended up in a bad area of downtown L.A. just after midnight Sunday ... and ended up getting violently socked in the mouth by a sketchy transient ... law enforcement sources… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Vanessa Hudgens -- Screw Disney -- I'm Pushin' Pot Now!

Vanessa Hudgens
Screw Disney I'm Pushing Pot Now!

Zac Efron has nothing on Vanessa Hudgens ... she's using the Disney moniker to push the finest weed around.Vanessa was out joggin in Runyon Canyon in Hollywood yesterday, wearing a tank top with… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Zac Efron -- What I Want You To Believe About My Broken Jaw

Zac Efron
What I Want You To Believe About My Broken Jaw

Zac Efron has taken a page out of Alec Baldwin's playbook ... when something bad happens, turn it into a joke and people will laugh.That's exactly what Zac is doing -- without saying a word in a… READ MORE >

- 198 days ago

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