He played the stud in “High School Musical,” but that wasn’t the case when Zac Efron was growing up. “I wasn’t a heartthrob at school; I was a geek, I was into musical theater, which isn’t perceived as the coolest thing. There were guys who were 6’ 1” with beards and big muscles and I was a gawky 17-year-old, a skinny, awkward kid. I was a late bloomer. Growing up was hell. I could never get into trouble like the rest of my friends, my parents were very strict and taught me good values,” the actor revealed. - Xfinity Entertainment Editors
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