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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 -- When I Stroke Out, You Stroke Out (PHOTO)

Zac Efron
When I Stroke Out, You Stroke Out

Zac Efron could actually make the "Baywatch" remake work, even if the script sucks. Zac was taking swimming lessons Thursday to sharpen his skills for the role.   Verdict -- he's plenty… READ MORE >

Zac Efron -- Extra Fired From 'Neighbors 2' After Posting Fake Weed Pic

'Neighbors 2'
Extra Fired After Posting Fake Weed Pic

Zac Efron is sober ... and if you say otherwise, you could lose your job. An extra on “Neighbors 2” learned that lesson the hard way this week, after he Instagrammed a pic from the set… READ MORE >

- 116 days ago
Zac Efron -- With Neighbors Like This ... You'd Never Leave Home (PHOTO)

Zac Efron
With Neighbors Like This ... You'd Never Leave Home

Behold Zac Efron's body ... at work. Shirtless Efron is holding court on the set of "Neighbors 2" in Atlanta, and based on this pic ... we're guessing the majority of his scenes will require… READ MORE >

- 138 days ago
Zac Efron -- Shark Rodeo! This Doesn't End Well ... Usually  (TMZ TV)

Zac Efron
Shark Rodeo! This Doesn't End Well ... Usually [TMZ TV]

Tiger sharks bite people -- lots of 'em ... a fact Zac Efron either never learned or somehow forgot, since he jumped in the Pacific and hitched a ride on one!! This is like watching someone's… READ MORE >

- 237 days ago
Zac Efron -- Dogfight Over Shark Encounter (VIDEO)

Zac Efron
Dogfight Over Shark Encounter

Zac Efron was either a noble conservationist or a reckless yahoo when he dove with a tiger shark. Shark experts could not be more divided. Naturalist Juan Oliphant, who set up the dive in Hawaii… READ MORE >

- 238 days ago
Zac Efron -- Jacked and Cursed! (TMZ TV)

Zac Efron
Jacked and Cursed! [TMZ TV]

Zac Effron was hiking with Anna Kendrick in Hawaii and showing off his buff body, which got us thinking -- how long can he possibly keep up that physique? Yep, Zac's got the curse that strikes… READ MORE >

- 258 days ago
Zac Efron -- My Butt Is Not for Your Viewing Pleasure (PHOTO)

Zac Efron
My Butt Isn't For Your Viewing Pleasure

Zac Efron is showing plenty of skin for his new movie -- we've seen the photos -- but there is one body part he's not willing to put on camera ... his butt. Zac continued filming "Dirty Grandpa"… READ MORE >

- 280 days ago
Robert De Niro & Zac Efron -- Meet the Pecs

Robert De Niro & Zac Efron
Meet the Pecs

Zac Efron apparently had an extra ticket to the gun show Wednesday afternoon ... and he took 71-year-old Robert De Niro along with him. Zac might be a double-barreled shotgun, but De Niro's .45… READ MORE >

- 286 days ago
Robert De Niro -- Zac Efron's About a Quart Low

Robert De Niro
Zac Efron's About a Quart Low

Zac Efron and Robert De Niro are getting close ... very close ... while shooting "Dirty Grandpa" down in Georgia. It's a dirty job, butt ... READ MORE >

- 288 days ago
Zac Efron -- That Awkward Moment ... Pretty Ballsy, Dude

Zac Efron
That Awkward Moment ... Pretty Ballsy, Dude

Zac Efron is a brief guy ... at least he was on the set of his new film "Dirty Grandpa." Efron is filming down in Georgia on Tybee Island and Monday he appeared to be baring it all. No such luck,… READ MORE >

- 288 days ago

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