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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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Charlie Sheen Calls BS On Story He Partied With Zac Efron

Charlie Sheen
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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 >

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 >

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Zac Efron -- Rehab for Big Cocaine Problem

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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 >

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

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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 >

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

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- 455 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 >

- 456 days ago
Taylor Swift -- Cuts Zac Efron & Josh Hutcherson Down to Size

Taylor Swift
Cuts Zac & Josh Down To Size

Taylor Swift doesn't just make guys feel small in her songs ... she also does it in photos.While posing for pics at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, the 22-year-old maneater -- who is 5'11" tall… READ MORE >

- 718 days ago
Two HUGE Movie Honchos Make Racial Accusations

Two HUGE Movie Honchos
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- 892 days ago
Zac Efron -- Nearly DROPPED $100K Gift Bottle of Champagne

Zac Efron
Nearly DROPPED $100K Bottle o' Bubb

Zac Efron almost committed the biggest party foul EVER – dropping a $100,000 dollar bottle of “Ace of Spades” champagne ... his baller gift from a Russian billionaire's… READ MORE >

- 1008 days ago
Russian Billionaire's Son Drops $100,000 on Champagne for Zac Efron & Pals

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- 1011 days ago

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