The new comedy tells the story of an uptight guy who is tricked into driving his grandfather, a perverted former Army general, to Florida for spring break.
(Fame Flynet) Fame Flynet Actors Christopher Mintz-Plasse (L) and Zac Efron pose at the after party for the premiere of Universal Pictures’ ‘Neighbors’ at The Armand Hammer Museum on April 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
He was recommended to an agent in Los Angeles by his drama teacher, Robyn Metchik (the mother of actors Aaron Michael Metchik and Asher Metchik).
He has since appeared in films like New Year's Eve (2011), The Lucky One (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016).
He performed in shows such as Gypsy; Peter Pan; or, The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up; Little Shop of Horrors; and The Music Man.
The furious online coverage of his pecs, lats, and delts expands daily, ranging from fawning and breathless (“This Woman Spraying Zac Efron’s Body Has Your Dream Job!
”) to downright weird (“Are buff male stars like Zac Efron driving young men to drugs and eating disorders? And certainly Efron appreciates the love; but as a guy who spent years running away from the first, extremely popular, version of himself—Zac Efron, Pretty Boy Teen Idol—he admits he’s now wary of being typecast all over again, this time as Zac Efron, Shredded Human Ken Doll., in which he reprises his role as Teddy.
He also attended Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a community college located in Santa Maria, California, which provided him with the opportunity to perform as a "young player" during the years of 20.