Zac Efron (or [[FanNickname Zefron]]) is an American Actor whose first (and most famous) major role was as Troy in ''Film/HighSchoolMusical''. Since then, some think that [[SugarWiki/HeReallyCanAct he has branched into a more "serious" actor with better performances.]] He often plays the BigManOnCampus.

He dated [[RealLifeRelative HSM co-star]] Music/VanessaHudgens for five years. They split in late 2010; both attribute the breakup to simply growing up.

He may [[MemeticMutation also be]] [[Manga/DeathNote Kira]].

!!Movies Zac Efron have been in include:
* He played Young Simon in ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', before he got famous.
* The ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' series (2006-2008)
* ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'' (2007)
* ''Film/SeventeenAgain'' (2009)
* ''Film/MeAndOrsonWelles'' (2009)
* ''[[Film/CharlieStCloud Charlie St. Cloud]]'' (2010)
* ''New Year's Eve'' (2012)
* ''Film/LiberalArts'' (2012)
* ''Dr. Seuss' WesternAnimation/TheLorax'' (2012)
* ''The Lucky One'' (2012)
* ''The Paperboy'' (2012)
* ''That Awkward Moment'' (2014)
* ''Film/{{Neighbors|2014}}'' (2014) and ''Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising'' (2016)
* ''Film/WeAreYourFriends'' (2015)
* ''Film/DirtyGrandpa'' (2016)
* ''Film/{{Baywatch}}'' (TBD)
!!Tropes applying to Zac:
* AdamWesting: He appeared in a [[Series/SaturdayNightLive SNL]] sketch as Troy Bolton returning to East High to tell the seniors that in the real world [[SpontaneousChoreography people doesn't begin singing and dancing]] [[LampshadeHanging out of nowhere]].
* AscendedMeme: Possibly. Apparently he's in talks to be in the American adaptation of ''Manga/DeathNote''.
** Now rumor has it that he turned down the part citing the need to cast Asian actors for the Asian characters, avoiding a RaceLift. Which is surprisingly noble for someone whose public image was once that of a vapid pretty boy.
* IAmNotSpock: With the exceptions of ''17 Again'' and ''The Lucky One'', All of his post-HSM films kept flopping at the box office until 2014, with smash box office success of ''Neighbors'' and the modest success of ''That Awkward Moment''.
* MrFanservice: Takes his shirt off a lot. Is also ''tricked'' into taking his shirt off a lot.
* OneOfUs: Is known to be a fan of ''Franchise/{{Naruto}}'' and ''Manga/DeathNote'', the latter of which may contribute to the above. Reportedly, he was asked by Disney to downplay his more nerdy tendencies.
** Some of his potential projects that eventually ended up in DevelopmentHell were live-action adaptations of ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuest'' and ''Fire'' by Image comics. He was also heavily into VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft.