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Zac Efron

Updated: 2009-11-05 14:25

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 to young audiences after his roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical, the WB series Summerland, and the 2007 film version of the Broadway musical Hairspray. In 2007, right before the release of High School Musical 2, Rolling Stone declared him the "poster boy for tweenyboppers" and featured him in their late August 2007 issue.

Famous as :

Actor, singer

Birth Name :

Zachary David Alexander Efron

Birth Date :

October 18, 1987

Birth Place :

San Luis Obispo, California

Claim to fame :

As Troy Bolton in the Disney Channel original movie "High School Musical" (2006)


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Melinda's World Stuart Wasser
The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke Pete Laemke
2004 Miracle Run Steven Morgan
Triple Play Harry Fuller
2005 The Derby Stallion Patrick McCardle
2006 If You Lived Here, You'd be Home Now Cody
High School Musical Troy Bolton
2007 Hairspray Link Larkin
High School Musical 2 Troy Bolton
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Troy Bolton
2009 17 Again Mike O'Donnell (teen)
Me and Orson Welles Richard Samuels
2010 The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud Charlie St. Cloud post-production
2011 Jonny Quest Jonny Quest
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Firefly Young Simon Tam "Safe" (ep. 1.5)
2003 The Guardian Luke Tomello "Without Consent" (ep. 3.15)
ER Bobby Neville "Dear Abby" (ep. 10.3)
2005 Summerland Cameron Bale 16 episodes
CSI: Miami Seth Dawson "Sex & Taxes" (ep. 3.19)
The Replacements Davey Hunkerhoff "Davey Hunkerhoff / Ratted Out" (ep. 1.10)
2006 Heist Pizza Delivery Guy "Pilot" (ep. 1.1)
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Trevor "Odd Couples" (ep. 2.1)
NCIS Danny "Deception" (ep. 3.13)
2008 Robot Chicken Billy Joel "Tell My Mom" (ep. 4.5)
2009 Saturday Night Live Himself/Host Episode 34.20
Saturday Night Live Himself "Chat with the Stars"
Entourage[46] Himself "Security Briefs" (ep. 6.9)
Music video
Year Title Artist Role
2005 Sick Inside Hope Partlow Love interest