He began acting professionally in the early 2000s and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy (2006–2008). During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009). Efron has since risen to mainstream prominence with starring roles in the films New Year's Eve (2011), The Lucky One (2012), The Paperboy (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Baywatch (2017), and The Greatest Showman (2017). He played Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019). In 2021, he won a Daytime Emmy Award for the Netflix web documentary series Down to Earth with Zac Efron (2020–present).
October 18, 1987
Zac Efron was born in San Miguel.
Zachary David Alexander Efron, better known as Zac Efron, is an American film and television actor, recognized for his participation in the High School Musical films and other well-known films. He was born on October 18, 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California and is the son of David Efron and Starla Baskett