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Zac Efron

Biography

Actor and vocalist who all rose to popularity for using Troy Bolton in SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Music and won a Bravo Otto Prize this year 2010 for Ideal Male TV Superstar. He in addition has played assignments in the films Hairspray, Me and Orson Welles, Neighbours, Mike and Dave Want Wedding Dates, as well as the Lucky One. He was referred to as the course clown in primary college, but became annoyed if he got significantly less than an A on his examinations. He voiced the lead personality Ted within the 2012 animated film The Lorax. He dated celebrity and co-star Vanessa Hudgens for 3 years, but the romantic relationship ended in Dec 2010. He started a romantic relationship with Sami Miro in 2014. His dad proved helpful as an engineer for the power place, where Zac’s mom worked being a secretary. He starred alongside Matthew Perry in 17 Once again.

Quick Facts


Full Name Zac Efron
Date Of Birth October 18, 1987
Place Of Birth San Luis Obispo, CA
Height 1.73 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Arroyo Grande High School, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts
Nationality American
Parents Starla Baskett, David Efron
Siblings Dylan Efron
Awards MTV Movie Award for Best Shirtless Performance, MTV Movie Award for Next Generation, MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance, MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo, Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Hottie, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Drama, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Chemistry, People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star, Teen Choice Award for Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon Male, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble, People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Star Under 25, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Romance, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Rockstar Moment, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Music/Dance, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy, Young Hollywood Award for 'One To Watch', Bravo Otto - TV Star - Male, Radio Disney Music Award for Best True Ringer Ring Tone
Nominations MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, MTV Movie Award for Best Fight, MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Liplock, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Teen Choice Award for Choice Hissy Fit: Film, People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actor, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Voice, Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Male, Teen Choice Award for Choice Smile, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song, Young Hollywood Award for Best Threesome, Bravo Otto - Hot Couple, ASTRA Awards for Favourite International Personality or Actor, People's Choice Award for Favorite Star Under 35, Shorty Award for Best Actor
Movies Baywatch, Neighbors, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, We Are Your Friends, 17 Again, The Lucky One, That Awkward Moment, Dirty Grandpa, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Charlie St. Cloud, Hairspray, High School Musical, The Paperboy, At Any Price, High School Musical 2, New Year's Eve, The Lorax, High School Musical 3: Senior Year, Me and Orson Welles, Parkland, Liberal Arts, The Derby Stallion, Miracle Run, The Disaster Artist, The Greatest Showman, Melinda's World, The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III, Neighbors 3: Zombies Rising, If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Triple Play, Hope Partlow: Sick Inside
TV Shows Summerland
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1Gregory Harrison had a crush on his mother, Starla Baskett, when they were in high school.
2His maternal great-grandmother, Helene (Durgan) Glidden, wrote the 1951 book The Light on the Island. The book is about Helen's early years growing up on Patos Island, Washington, where her father, Edward Durgan, was the lighthouse keeper from 1905 to 1913.
3Has a tattoo of two feathers on his right arm.
4People magazine named him as having one of the "50 Most Amazing Bodies" in 2010 and as one one of the "Most Beautiful" in 2011.
5Named as the #5 Sexiest Man in Glamour's list of "50 Sexiest Men" in 2011.
6Has been compared in appearance to Tyrone Power by reviewers in the Chicago Tribune, SF Gate, Casa Magazine, and the New Yorker magazine.
7Entered rehab for cocaine abuse. [April 2013]
8Broke his jaw when he fell in his LA home after slipping in a puddle of water. [November 2013]
9DeKalb, IL, USA: Wrapped the untitled Ramin Bahrani film. [October 2011]
10Currently filming 17 Again (2009). [January 2008]
11New Orleans, LA, USA: - Wrapped on The Paperboy (2012). [September 2011]
12Los Angeles, CA: Finished filming the movie "Neighbors". [May 2013]
13New York City, NY - Wrapped "That Awkward Moment". [January 2013]
14Austin, Texas - Wrapped "Parkland" [February 2013]
15Filming Charlie St. Cloud (2010) in Vancouver, B.C. [August 2009]
16Filmed High School Musical 2 (2007). [2007]
17Filming High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008) in Salt Lake City, Utah. [May 2008]
18Los Angeles, CA: Filming the movie "Neighbors". [April 2013]
19New Orleans, LA. Wrapped up the shooting on 'Nicholas Sparks'' novel-based movie called The Lucky One (2012). [December 2010]
20Completed filming Charlie St. Cloud (2010). [October 2009]
21Has two Australian Shepherds named Dreamer and Puppy, and a Siamese cat named Simon.
22It is said that he has a physical resemblance with Romeo and Juliet (1968) star Leonard Whiting.
23Zac's last name, "Efron", which is Hebrew, is taken from a biblical place name. Zac's paternal grandfather, Harold Efron, was born in New York, the son of Jewish immigrants from Bocki, Poland, Nasko Efron and Dworja Klein, and Zac has described himself as Jewish. Zac's other ancestry includes English, German, Scottish, one sixteenth Irish, and remote Dutch and Belgian (Flemish).
24Learned how to ride a motorcycle after a chance party meeting with bike enthusiast Tom Cruise, who offered to act as Efron's coach.
25Friends with actors Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Bryce Blue, JR Garcia, and Aaron Michael Metchik.
26(2006-2010) Was in a relationship with Vanessa Hudgens.
27His favorite actors are are Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jack Black.
28Graduated Arroyo Grande High School with actors Bryce Blue and JR Garcia.
29Coached by actor Aaron Michael Metchik and his mother Robyn Metchik.
30Briefly vacationed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with Vanessa Hudgens. [February 2009]
31His favorite musicians are The Postal Service, The Shins, The Gorillaz and John Mayer.
32His favorite movies are Dumb & Dumber (1994), Knocked Up (2007), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Die Hard (1988), and "Bourne" series.
33Has worn a white shirt with red sleeves in all three High School Musical movies.
34His singing voice in the first High School Musical (2006) was actually that of singer/songwriter/actor Drew Seeley.
35Originally auditioned for the role of "Peter Pan" in the 2003 live action movie, Peter Pan (2003), but Jeremy Sumpter got it, instead.
36Recognized by Time Magazine in the 2009 Time 100 as one of the world's 100 most influential people.
37Is a fan of comic books and manga, including Death Note, Bleach, Naruto, Dragonball Z and Shonen Jump.
38Is a fan of Flight of the Conchords.
39His acting idol is Johnny Depp.
40Was ranked #15 on Moviefone's 'The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25'. [2008]
41Was ranked #2 on TV Guide Top 10 Teen Star Countdown. [2008]
42Was ranked #26 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actors list. [2008]
43Ranked #24 on interview magazines Hollywood faces to watch "Future Stars of Tomorrow".
44His favorite movie is The Goonies (1985).
45(January 15, 2008) Had his appendix removed and is recuperating.
46Named #93 on Empire Magazine's 100 Sexiest Movie Stars. [2007]
47Simon Cowell offered him a record deal but he turned it down saying, "...acting is my main priority".
48Has one sibling, younger brother Dylan Efron.
49The first concert he ever went to was a concert of The Wallflowers.
50Attended the World Cup in Germany with Corbin Bleu.
51He donated many items to Rocky Stone to be given to less fortunate kids as part of the Toy Mountain Campaign.
52Zac's most prized possession is his autographed baseball collection.
53With the popularity of High School Musical (2006), he had to change his phone number after getting numerous calls from fans.
54The Zac Efron-Vanessa Hudgens duet "Breaking Free" (from High School Musical (2006)) made the fastest climb in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, leaping from 86 to 4 in one week (2006-2002-2011).
55On the Billboard Hot 100 chart of 2006-2002-2011, Zac had five simultaneous song credits. The songs were "Get'cha Head in the Game" (solo), three duets with Vanessa Hudgens ("Breaking Free", "Start of Something New" and "What I've Been Looking For") and "We're All in This Together" credited to the High School Musical (2006) cast. All tracks were from the soundtrack of "High School Musical".
56Parents are David Efron and Starla Baskett.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Greatest Showman2017post-productionPhillip
Baywatch2017post-productionMatt Brody
The Disaster Artist2017completedDan Janjigian
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates2016Dave Stangle
Neighbors 3: Zombies Rising2016ShortTeddy
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising2016Teddy Sanders
Robot Chicken2009-2016TV SeriesAnakin Skywalker Man Harry Potter ...
Dirty Grandpa2016Jason Kelly
We Are Your Friends2015Cole
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV SeriesBritney Anderson
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise2014TV MovieSuperboy Brainiac (voice)
Neighbors2014/ITeddy Sanders
That Awkward Moment2014Jason
Parkland2013Dr. Charles 'Jim' Carrico
At Any Price2012Dean Whipple
The Paperboy2012Jack Jansen
The Lucky One2012Logan
The Lorax2012Ted (voice)
Liberal Arts2012Nat
New Year's Eve2011Paul (segment "Resolution Tour")
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III2010TV MovieAnakin Skywalker (voice)
Charlie St. Cloud2010Charlie St. Cloud
Entourage2009TV SeriesZac Efron
17 Again2009Mike O'Donnell
High School Musical 3: Senior Year2008Troy Bolton
Me and Orson Welles2008Richard Samuels
High School Musical 22007TV MovieTroy Bolton
Hairspray2007Link Larkin
Vanessa Hudgens: Say Ok2007Video shortLove Interest
The Replacements2006TV SeriesDavey Hunkerhoff
If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now2006TV MovieCody
High School Musical Cast: I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You2006ShortZac Efron
Heist2006TV SeriesPizza Guy #1
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody2006TV SeriesTrevor
High School Musical2006TV MovieTroy Bolton
NCIS2006TV SeriesDanny
The Derby Stallion2005Patrick McCardle
Summerland2004-2005TV SeriesCameron Bale
CSI: Miami2005TV SeriesSeth Dawson
Hope Partlow: Sick Inside2005ShortThe Boyfriend
Miracle Run2004TV MovieStephen Morgan
Triple Play2004TV MovieHarry Fuller
The Guardian2004TV SeriesLuke Tomello
The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke2003TV MoviePete Laemke
ER2003TV SeriesBobby Neville
Firefly2002TV SeriesYoung Simon

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates2016performer: "This Is How We Do It", "Stang Life" / writer: "Stang Life"
Dirty Grandpa2016performer: "Because You Loved Me"
This Is 402012performer: "You Can't Stop the Beat"
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
20 to 12010TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
The 81st Annual Academy Awards2009TV Special performer: "Musicals are Back"
Radio Disney Jams 11: Bonus DVD2009Video documentary short performer: "Right Here, Right Now"
High School Musical 3: Senior Year2008performer: "Now or Never", "Right Here Right Now", "Can I Have This Dance", "A Night to Remember", "Just Wanna Be With You", "The Boys Are Back", "Scream", "High School Musical"
High School Musical 22007TV Movie performer: "Work This Out", "Gotta Go My Own Way", "Bet On It", "Everyday", "What Time Is It?", "You Are the Music In Me", "All for One", "You Are the Music In Me Sharpay Version"
Hairspray2007performer: "It Takes Two" 2001, "Without Love" 2001, "You Can't Stop the Beat" 2001, "Ladies' Choice", "Come So Far Got So Far To Go"
High School Musical2006TV Movie performer: "Start of Something New", "We're All In This Together", "Breaking Free", "What I've Been Looking For Reprise"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That Awkward Moment2014executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie St. Cloud: On Location with Zac Efron2010Video documentary short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breakfast2010TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Daybreak2010TV SeriesHimself
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHimself
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Mark at the Movies2010TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
2010 MTV Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Fabrice Fabrice Interviews2010TV Series shortHimself
Aziz Ansari: Water Skiing Squirrel2010ShortHimself
Who Is Aziz Ansari?2010ShortHimself
Bondi Rescue2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Top 20 Under 252010TV MovieHimself
2009 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special2009TV SpecialHimself
Zac Goes Back2009Video documentary shortHimself
Charlie Rose2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHimself
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The View2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2009TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Inside the Cinema2009TV MovieHimself
2009 MTV Movie Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
20 to 12009TV Series documentaryHimself
Días de cine2009TV SeriesHimself
Toasted TV2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
American Idol2009TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
Australia's Funniest Home Video Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
This Morning2009TV SeriesHimself
E.S.L.: Entertainment as a Second Language2009TV SeriesHimself
Zac Efron's Pool Party2009Video shortHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Announcer
Rove Live2009TV SeriesHimself
The Movie Loft2009TV SeriesHimself
The 81st Annual Academy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Score and Best Original Song / Performer
High School Musical 3 Special2009TV Movie documentary
HSM3: Cast Goodbyes2009Video documentary shortHimself
HSM3: New Cast Profiles2009Video documentary shortHimself
HSM3: Prom - The Night of Nights2009Video documentary shortHimself
HSM3: Senior Awards2009Video documentary shortHimself
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
Going Back to 172009Video documentary shortHimself
Zac's Dance Flashback2009Video documentary shortHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Saturday Disney2008TV SeriesHimself
Fantástico2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Boogie2008TV SeriesHimself
HSM2: Making of Humuhumunukunukuapua'a2008Video documentary shortHimself
HSM2: On Location2008Video documentary shortHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Teen Choice Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself
ESPY Awards2008TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
High School Musical: Get in the Picture2008TV SeriesHimself
2008 MTV Movie Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Artist on Artist2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Teen Idol Countdown2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
VTV Interviews2008TV SeriesHimself
Hairspray: Inside the Recording Booth2007Video documentary shortHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '072007TV SpecialHimself
HSM2: Anatomy of a Dance Number2007Video documentary shortHimself
HSM2: Crazy Cast Questions2007Video documentary shortHimself
HSM2: Rehearsal Cam2007Video documentary shortHimself
HSM2: The Making of a Music Scene2007Video documentary shortHimself
You Can't Stop the Beat: The Long Journey of 'Hairspray'2007Video documentaryHimself
El hormiguero2007TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
TRL Italy2007TV SeriesHimself
Australian Idol2007TV SeriesHimself
High School Musical 2 Dance-Along2007TV MovieHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Total Request Live2007TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Richard & Judy2007TV SeriesHimself
2007 MTV Movie Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Bravo Supershow2007TV MovieHimself
The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
'Hairspray' Extentions2007Video documentary shortHimself
It's 'Hairspray'!2007Video documentary shortHimself
Get'cha head in the game: the choreography of High School Musical2006Video documentary shortHimself
The 2006 Billboard Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
High School Musical Dance-Along2006TV MovieHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
2006 MTV Movie Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Disney 3652006TV Series documentary
The Disney Channel Games2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Totally Suite New Year's Eve2005TV MovieHimself
The 6th Annual Family Television Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Entertainment Tonight2007-2016TV SeriesHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20162016TV MovieHimself - Winner
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2007-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Clevver Now2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2007-2016TV SeriesHimself
Conan2012-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Clueless Gamer / Himself
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Made in Hollywood2009-2016TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2016 MTV Movie Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Comedic & Breakthrough Performance
2016 MTV Movie Awards Pre-Show2016TV SpecialHimself - Baywatch
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Zac Efron Pitches Robert De Niro on Movie Reboots2016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008-2016TV SeriesHimself
Robert De Niro's Happy Birthday Greeting to Zac Efron's Girlfriend2016ShortHimself
Robert De Niro Tricks Zac Efron Into Making Him a Sandwich2016TV SeriesHimself
How Zac Efron Learned to DJ2015Video shortHimself
Good Morning America2008-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Red Nose Day2015TV SpecialHimself
2015 MTV Movie Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Fall Out Boy & Fetty Wap / Winner
Catfish: The TV Show2015TV SeriesHimself
21 Years: Richard Linklater2014DocumentaryHimself
Running Wild with Bear Grylls2014TV SeriesHimself
Sit Down with the Stars2014TV SeriesHimself
Janela Indiscreta2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself
IMDb: What to Watch2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Unscripted2014TV SeriesHimself
Circus Halligalli2014TV SeriesHimself
Weekend Ticket2014TV Series shortHimself
The Graham Norton Show2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2014 MTV Movie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Winner / Presenter
MTV Movie Awards Takeover2014TV SpecialHimself
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: The Moon Song
The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2013 MTV Movie Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Cinema 32013TV SeriesHimself
Sesame Street2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Watch the Sparks Fly - The Romantic World of the Lucky One2012Video shortHimself
Zac and Taylor's Amazing Chemistry2012Video shortHimself
Zac Efron Becomes a Marine2012Video shortHimself
Teen Choice Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2008-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Rachael Ray2012TV SeriesHimself
Punk'd2007-2012TV SeriesHimself
Young Hollywood2012TV SeriesHimself
Today2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Beer Pong at the ESPYs
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV SeriesHimself - Actor (segment "The Lucky One")
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Caldeirão do Huck2012TV SeriesHimself (segment "Vou de Táxi")
The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards2012TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
One Direction: The Only Way is Up2012DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
The Project2011TV SeriesHimself
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Winner, Favorite Movie Star Under 25
BRAVO: Best of 20102010TV MovieHimself
Charlie St. Cloud: On Location with Zac Efron2010Video documentary shortHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Graham Norton Show2012-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Chelsea Lately2014TV SeriesTeddy Sanders in 'Neighbors'
The Drunken Peasants2014TV SeriesHimself
Rude Tube2013TV SeriesHimself
Welcome to the Basement2013TV SeriesHimself / Richard Samuels
Punk'd2012TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12010TV Series documentaryHimself
Live from Studio Five2010TV SeriesHimself
Zac Efron: The Ultimate Idol2009VideoHimself
DeLuxe2009TV SeriesMike O'Donnell (segment "17 Again")
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1980s, 1990s and 2000s2009Video documentaryHimself
Fama Show2009TV SeriesTroy Bolton
Radio Disney Jams 11: Bonus DVD2009Video documentary shortTroy
High School Musical: The Concert - Extreme Access Pass2007VideoTroy Bolton (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016CinemaCon AwardCinemaCon, USAComedy Star of the Year· Anna Kendrick
· Adam Devine
2016Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: ComedyNeighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)
2015MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Shirtless PerformanceNeighbors (2014)
2015MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest DuoNeighbors (2014)· Dave Franco
2014MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Shirtless PerformanceThat Awkward Moment (2014)
2013People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Dramatic Movie Actor
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: DramaThe Lucky One (2012)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: RomanceThe Lucky One (2012)
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Movie Star Under 25
2011Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Red Carpet Fashion Icon - Male
2010Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Male TV Star (TV-Star m)
2009MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Male PerformanceHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
2009ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USABreakthrough Performer of the Year
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: Comedy17 Again (2009)
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor: Music/DanceHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Rockstar Moment17 Again (2009)
2008Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoTV-Star
2008Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleHairspray (2007)· Nikki Blonsky
· John Travolta
· Michelle Pfeifer
· Elijah Kelley
· Queen Latifah
· Amanda Bynes
· Christopher Walken
· James Marsden
· Taylor Parks
· Allison Janney
2008MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBreakthrough PerformanceHairspray (2007)
2008Ensemble Cast AwardPalm Springs International Film FestivalHairspray (2007)· Nikki Blonsky
· Amanda Bynes
· Allison Janney
· Elijah Kelley
· Queen Latifah
· James Marsden
· Michelle Pfeiffer
· Brittany Snow
· John Travolta
· Christopher Walken
2007Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Male TV Star (TV-Star m)
2007Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsEnsemble of the YearHairspray (2007)· Nikki Blonsky
· John Travolta
· Michelle Pfeiffer
· Queen Latifah
· Christopher Walken
· Amanda Bynes
· James Marsden
· Brittany Snow
· Elijah Kelley
· Allison Janney
2007Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, AustraliaFave Movie Star
2007Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Hottie - Male
2007Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsOne to WatchHairspray (2007)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice Breakout StarHigh School Musical (2006)
2006Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsTV - Choice ChemistryHigh School Musical (2006)· Vanessa Hudgens

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2017People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Comedic Movie Actor
2016Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Hissy FitNeighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)
2015MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest FightNeighbors (2014)· Seth Rogen
2015MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Musical MomentNeighbors (2014)· Seth Rogen
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Comedic Movie Actor
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsBest ThreesomeNeighbors (2014)· Dave Franco
· Christopher Mintz-Plasse
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsBest ThreesomeThat Awkward Moment (2014)· Miles Teller
· Michael B. Jordan
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie VoiceThe Lorax (2012)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie LiplockThe Lucky One (2012)· Taylor Schilling
2011MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Male PerformanceCharlie St. Cloud (2010)
2010Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, AustraliaCutest Couple· Vanessa Hudgens
2010Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Movie Actor17 Again (2009)
2010MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Male Performance17 Again (2009)
2010Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Summer Movie Star: MaleCharlie St. Cloud (2010)
2009Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, AustraliaFavorite Movie Star17 Again (2009)
2009MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)· Vanessa Hudgens
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie LiplockHigh School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)· Vanessa Hudgens
2008Astra AwardAstra AwardsFavourite International Personality or ActorHigh School Musical 2 (2007)
2008Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest SongHairspray (2007)· Queen Latifah
· Nikki Blonsky
· Elijah Kelley
2008Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastHairspray (2007)· Nikki Blonsky
· Amanda Bynes
· Paul Dooley
· Allison Janney
· Elijah Kelley
· James Marsden
· Michelle Pfeiffer
· Queen Latifah
· Brittany Snow
· Jerry Stiller
· John Travolta
· Christopher Walken
2008OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Original SongHairspray (2007)· Marc Shaiman (music and lyrics by)
· Scott Wittman (music and lyrics by)
· Queen Latifah (performed by)
· Nikki Blonsky (performed by)
· Elijah Kelley (performed by)
2008OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Music, Adapted SongHairspray (2007)· Marc Shaiman (music and lyrics by)
· Scott Wittman (lyrics by)
· Nikki Blonsky (performed by)
· Amanda Bynes (performed by)
· Elijah Kelley (performed by)
· John Travolta (performed by)
· Queen Latifah (performed by)
2008People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Star Under 35
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureHairspray (2007)· Nikki Blonsky
· Amanda Bynes
· Paul Dooley
· Allison Janney
· Elijah Kelley
· James Marsden
· Michelle Pfeiffer
· Queen Latifah
· Brittany Snow
· Jerry Stiller
· John Travolta
· Christopher Walken
2008Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Male Hottie
2008Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Red Carpet Fashion Icon - Male
2007Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young ActorHigh School Musical (2006)
2005Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young ActorMiracle Run (2004)

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Bravo Otto GermanyBravo OttoBest Actor (Schauspieler)

TitleSalary
17 Again (2009)$1,000,000
High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)$3,000,000
Hairspray (2007)$100,000

#Quote
1After High School Musical (2006) and Hairspray (2007), I've always felt embraced by the gay community, and I feel incredibly grateful and honored. I don't like to live in fear about things like rumors and backlash to begin with - that's the way I was raised - but I just can't see what's so wrong about being gay.
2[on the Neighbors poster] Two Jewish last names, right next to [each other], Rogen, Efron.
3[on 'At Any Price' and the farming industry] I think the only real knowledge I had before I went to Iowa was what I learned from 'Food Inc'. But once I got there and developed these extensive relationships with the farmers, I realized that we're basically made of corn.
4(On being famous) It's weird, but I don't feel like think I deserve any of the attention. There's really nothing but one audition for a Disney Channel movie that separates me from 2,000 other brown-haired, blue-eyed guys in L.A., you know?
5And man, you should see the faces on the kids. It's priceless, and I don't look down on, or think badly about, the High School Musical films. I have no regrets at all. I'm extremely proud of those movies, and will be forever.
6[on Claire Danes] I was intimidated, even just the name Claire Danes carries such weight with it. I needed to be a worthy love interest in the film and I didn't know that I had any of the qualities necessary to woo a girl like her... Claire and I were trapped on an island together with nowhere to go for four weeks, like a reality show. My character was supposed to fall in love, but she was also supposed to be out of his league. After meeting Claire, that was definitely the way it was supposed to be.
7No Twitter, no Facebook, no MySpace - nothing. So if you have me, it's a poser, don't talk to them. [on what social networks he doesn't use]
8I like my women like I like my peanut butter: chunky.
9I'm definitely not getting married. In this business, you're either getting married or they want you to be pregnant. I'm not getting married until I'm forty. If ever.
10I'm not really into partying. Don't get me wrong - I've gone to a club. But I'd much rather be with my close friends at home or a concert, or on a trip. I'll go dancing with my grandma. She likes to cut a rug!
11There are so many things you can do with a hand.
12In the back of my mind, I can never forget this could be gone tomorrow - and at this point I think the odds are against me... the chances of succeeding in this business are slim to none; there's only a handful of people that have long careers. You have to put in the work, you can never be satisfied, never take it for granted.
13On why he chose 17 Again: Everything else that was around was either a musical or a high school romance, you know, and this was actually the biggest risk and the biggest challenge. I can relate to playing a kid - I've had a first kiss, I've had awkward dates, I've had fights with my parents... But one thing I've never done is gotten into a fight with my teenage daughter.
14You know what, I do not want to fall victim to partying too hard, it's too easy and too often done. It's out of style anyway, I think too many people have done it before me, I'm not going to. It's uncool, yeah. I think the rebellious thing to do would to actually be successful.
15The number one question I've been asked [for his movie 17 Again] is, 'If you could go back, would you change anything? If you could be 17 all over again, what would you do different? Would you go down this road?' I'm like, absolutely. This is like the best job in the world. I'm having the time of my life... It's always fun. It's always interesting. It's always a challenge. I'm very happy with that and I'm very happy with my life right now.
16If I had to hear the High School Musical (2006) songs anymore, I would have jumped off of something really tall. [on why he chose not to do the High School Musical Tour.]
17The songwriters decided to give Link a cool, upbeat, Elvis-style number, and it's the perfect time for it in the movie. 'Ladies Choice' establishes the connection between Tracy and Link. And it's the kind of number you need in a sixties musical: the rock 'n' roll band at the record hop, with bright colors and backup dancers.

#Trademark
1Muscular physique
2Brown hair and blue eyes

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