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Zac Efron

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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.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Zac Efron

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Brewster H. Shaw

NASA Astronaut

11th cousin
via Joseph Loomis

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Brewster H. Shaw

NASA Astronaut

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Rogers

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Lizzie Doten

American Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed
via Thomas Rogers

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Jeremiah Day

9th President of Yale University

4th cousin 8 times removed
via Thomas Welles

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Zoe Kazan

TV, Movie and Stage Actress

11th cousin
via Joseph Loomis

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Zoe Kazan

TV, Movie and Stage Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Lord

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Zoe Kazan

TV, Movie and Stage Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Welles

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Maj. Gen. Francis C. Barlow

Union Army - U.S. Civil War

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Bennett Eliot

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Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Bliss

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Timothy Hutton

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin
via Thomas Stanton

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Sam Waterston

Stage, TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Bennett Eliot

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Timothy Hutton

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Alden

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

9th cousin
via Edward Richmond

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Halle Berry

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin
via Bennett Eliot

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John Paul Stevens

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Bennett Eliot

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John Paul Stevens

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Hull

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John Paul Stevens

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Edward Richmond

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via John Alden

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Mamie (Doud) Eisenhower

First Lady of President Dwight Eisenhower

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry Squire

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Lee Remick

Movie Actress

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Henry Squire

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Lee Remick

Movie Actress

9th cousin
via Thomas Loring Jr.

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Lee Remick

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Amanda Bearse

TV Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Hull

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Amanda Bearse

TV Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Otis Jr.

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Hiram Bingham

69th Governor of Connecticut

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Robert White

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Zac Efron photo by Ivo Duran (CC BY 2.0)