Zac Efron

Actor

Biography

Zac Efron, born on October 18, 1987,(age 28) in California. He picked up his career as an actor on small television shows to then be casted in 2005 as a lead in High School Musical. He now take on more sophisticated roles. For example, he was in the movie The Lucky One. He currently is pursuing his acting career in television and movies.
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Education

At the age of 11, Zac's piano teacher recognized Efron's talent and persuaded him to follow theater roles at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts. As he was starting to act, he auditioned for a small part in a production of Gypsy. The role made him realize his passion for acting. Soon, Efron was commuting to LA for auditions while at the same time attending Arroyo Grande High School. If it was not for his piano teacher, he would not be where he is today.

Major roles

Zac Efron had many major roles in his career so far. In 2005, Efron got the lead role in a Disney Channel movie called High School Musical. This movie was one of the most successful Disney Channel's Original Movie ever produced. He went on to appear in 17 Again (2009), Hairspray(2007) and The Lorax (2012). He starting taking on more mature roles in films like The Lucky One (2012) and Parkland(2013).

Who influenced career? Look up to?

Efron looked up to Cary Grant for his charm and good looks.
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Awards?

Efron has won MTV awards, people's choice awards, kids choice awards, young hollywood award and radio disney music award. Most of these awards are for his good looks, his voice, and acting skills.

Quote

"When people point out your weaknesses, that's just another opportunity for you to rise above."
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