Zac Efron

Ancestry of
Zac Efron

Movie Actor


Who is Zac Efron?

Zac Efron is an American movie actor who is probably best known for his starring role as Troy Bolton in the Disney hit movieHigh School Musical. He has subsequently starred in a number of movies including Dirty Grandpa with Robert De Niro, Neighbors with Seth Rogen, and two sequels to High School Musical.

Famous Kin

Zac Efron is a direct descendant of Mayflower passengers John Alden and Thomas Rogers. He has kinship to a number of former U.S. Presidents including John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Millard Fillmore, Gerald Ford, Ulysses S. Grant, Calvin Coolidge, Grover Cleveland, Rutherford B. Hayes, William H. Taft, and both Presidents Bush. Former U. S. First Ladies in his family tree include Nancy Reagan, Ellen Wilson, and Edith Roosevelt.

Some of Zac Efron’s historical kin include American painter John Trumbull, signer of the Declaration of Independence John Hancock, signer of the U.S. Constitution Nathaniel Gorham, abolitionist John Brown, dictionary publisher Noah Webster, Boston Tea Party participant Amos Lincoln, and gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok. His famous literary kin include poet William Cullen Bryant, poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, author Harriet Beecher Stowe, poet Emily Dickinson, author Tennessee Williams, and poet Robert Frost.

Zac Efron has a number of fellow celebrities that he can call kin including, but not limited to, Christopher Lloyd, Ed Helms, Richard Gere, Orson Welles, Humphrey Bogart, Anthony Perkins, David Hyde Pierce, Raquel Welch, Matt Damon, John Wayne, Shirley Temple, Oliver Platt, Dick Van Dyke, and movie director Howard Hawks.

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Zac Efron photo by Ivo Duran (CC BY 2.0)