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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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Zac Efron -- Post Rehab Crib -- Drops $3.9 Mil On Nice-Ish Crib

Zac Efron
Post Rehab Crib DROPS $3.9 MIL ON Nice-ish Crib

Zac Efron has found a place where he can get away from it all ... right smack in the middle of L.A.The troubled star -- who recently completed his second stint in rehab for cocaine -- just snagged… READ MORE >

Zac Efron -- Higher Than A Kite In Peru

Zac Efron
Higher Than A Kite In Peru

Zac Efron may have found refuge from his modern-day troubles ... by looking to the ancient past -- namely ... the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru. Zac just posted this picture on his Whosay… READ MORE >

- 449 days ago
Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

Stars and Scars
You Be the Judge

Lots of stars -- living and dead -- with lots of issues -- from cops allegedly ogling Whitney Houston's body, to the publicity machine trying to spin Zac Efron's coke addition as a booze… READ MORE >

- 456 days ago
Zac Efron -- Big Smiles in Cocaine Capital of the World

Zac Efron
Big Smiles in Coke Capital of the World

Zac Efron chose an interesting place to escape this month ... jetting off to the mountainous cocaine capital of the world ... but he wasn't there for the skiing.The above photos were snapped on… READ MORE >

- 456 days ago
Charlie Sheen Calls BS On Story He Partied With Zac Efron

Charlie Sheen
Story He Partied With Zac TOTAL BS

Charlie Sheen says the media outlet that's reporting he had Zac Efron over for drug-fueled parties is totally making it up.Sheen tells TMZ ... he hasn't even seen Zac for nearly a year ...… READ MORE >

- 457 days ago
Zac Efron -- 2 Rehab Stints This Year

Zac Efron
2 Rehab Stints This Year

Zac Efron has done rehab for cocaine addiction not once this year, but twice, after a major relapse ... TMZ has learned.Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Zac has been doing cocaine… READ MORE >

- 458 days ago
Zac Efron -- Rehab for Big Cocaine Problem

Zac Efron
Rehab For Big Coke Problem

Zac Efron did NOT go to rehab for alcohol abuse -- it was far more serious, because multiple sources tell TMZ he had a serious cocaine addiction.Zac completed his stint in rehab earlier this… READ MORE >

- 459 days ago
Zac Efron -- It's Gut Check Time

Zac Efron
It's Gut Check Time

Zac Efron proved he's got game ... by flaunting his jacked-up rock hard chest on the set of his new flick.With his shirt casually unbuttoned all the way, the toned 25-year-old stud played some… READ MORE >

- 592 days ago
Zac Efron vs. Joe Jonas: Which Disney Dude Would You Rather?

Zac Efron vs. Joe Jonas
Which Disney Dude Would You Rather?

It was a former Disney dude buff arm battle, as "High School Musical" hunk Zac Efron, 25, flashed his tan, ripped muscles before hurting his wrist while filming his new movie in L.A. this week… READ MORE >

- 617 days ago
Zac Efron -- His New Film Is Painful, Injures Wrist On Set

Zac Efron
His New Film Is Painful ... Injures Wrist On Set

As if making all those ridiculous "High School Musical" movies weren't grueling enough, Zac Efron's latest film role is turning out to be a major pain in the ... wrist.The 25-year-old hunk was… READ MORE >

- 618 days ago

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