For the show’s second season, which aired in 2005, he was promoted to the main cast.He also appeared in some films, including the Lifetime television film Miracle Run (2004), for which he earned a Young Artist Award nomination for his performance as one of two autistic twins.Everything that I've done career-wise, personal-life-wise, has gotten me to be the person that I am today and I love the person that I am today so I wouldn't change a thing. 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 (2006–2008).Efron began acting in the early 2000s with guest roles on several television series including Firefly, ER, and The Guardian.In 2004, he began appearing as a recurring character in the first season of the WB series Summerland.Actors Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu and Monique Coleman sat down to reminisce about their time on the smash Disney TV movie on Sunday as they taped a special for a 10-year anniversary broadcast.
In the film, Lily will be starring as Ted’s longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer.Efron’s career reached a turning point with the teen musical television film High School Musical (2006), which premiered on the Disney Channel in January 2006.The film, which has been described as a modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, saw Efron playing the male lead Troy Bolton, a high school basketball player who feels conflicted when he finds himself interested in participating in the school musical with Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens), a girl from the scholastic decathlon team.'I used to be on the fence about it just because I feel like it gets to a certain place where it almost has the reverse effect, where it's so overpowering and so aggressive that it's like rather than just standing up for female pride and female rights, it becomes, like, ''I am the man.'' Wild Saturday night: The singer had a blast with pals after the opening night of her show and wrote alongside this snap 'BEST. Gigi blessings, NY nights with my girl Steffanie, and danced my face off with Alan Cumming.The film, which also starred Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, and Monique Coleman in pivotal roles, became a major success and helped Efron gain recognition among teenage audiences.The film’s soundtrack was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA, making it one of the best-selling albums of the year in the United States."My mom dropped me off out of a minivan somewhere in North Hollywood. And next came the scene-reading sections, and I got paired with Vanessa Hudgens," he explained. When some of the cast got together to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the first movies, with the first being shot in 2005 when they started their romance. With any breakup, there really isn't a clear-cut reason as to why exactly a relationship goes down in flames. "I went through a phase when I was really mean because I was so fed up.Girls were running after him, and I was giving them death stares. 'Spread the love, be a good person, they support you, be nice,'" she explained.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.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).