Considered one of today’s most talented young actors, Zac Efron took Hollywood—and the world—by storm with his performance in High School Musical.
For as long as he can remember, Zac wanted to perform. He could sing and dance as well as act. Encouraged by his parents, he began doing community theater and eventually got an agent in Los Angeles. Twice a week, Zac and his mother made the hours-long drive from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles for auditions. TV guest spots and a role on the series Summerland followed, but his life would forever change when he was cast in Disney’s High School Musical.
His professionalism and joy of acting have earned Zac the respect of his peers. And fans around the world are drawn to his outgoing personality and natural charm. Here is the life story of a young man who proves that by pushing your boundaries, you really can go far.