", "You Are the Music In Me", "All for One", "You Are the Music In Me (Sharpay Version)") And 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'm extremely proud of those movies, and will be forever.
At 11, a piano teacher recognized Efron's burgeoning talent and persuaded him to pursue theatrical roles at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts.
He began acting professionally in the early 2000s, and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role in the High School Musical franchise (2006–08).
During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009).
A bona fide teen idol, double-threat Efron has drawn comparisons to a young Cary Grant for his charm and sex appeal.
His father David, an electrical engineer, and mother Starla, an administrative assistant, met while working at the same nuclear power plant.