High School Musical Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

26th August 2016

Tweet: “Through thick and thin you’ve always been my best friend. I’ll see you at the finish line, RIP Puppy Efron,” Zac Efron mourns the loss of his Australian Shepherd dog Puppy. The former High School Musical actor got the canine for Christmas in 2011, and used Chance the Rapper's song Finish Line to end his tweet, writing: "Felt hog tied ever since my dog died/ He lived to 84, damn, that’s a long ride/ I know he up there he just sit and he wait/ I’ll be racing up the stairs I’mma get to the gate singing."

10th September 2014

Fact: Ashley Tisdale recruited her good pal and High School Musical co-star Vanessa Hudgens as one of her six bridesmaids when she married Christopher French on Monday (08Sep14). Tisdale announced the news via Instagram.com on Tuesday (09Sep14).

10th March 2014

Quote: "I was so nervous. He was sort of my God. It was at the Sunset Towers, I was 17 or 18, I idolised him at this point. I stopped him and told him, 'Seth, I have to tell you I'm a huge fan.'" High School Musical hunk Zac Efron, 26, was star-struck meeting Knocked Up comedian Seth Rogen for the first time. The pair has since teamed up to star in new comedy Neighbours.

22nd February 2012

Fact: High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale is heading back to TV to play a struggling New York fashion designer's assistant, according to Internet reports. She is in talks to lead the cast in an untitled new comedy co-created by funnyman Louis C.K.

1st February 2012

Quote: "I think people shouldn't be in a relationship until they fully love themselves. If you don't love yourself, you are not going to make yourself happy, so how can you make someone else happy? Young relationships are silly and fun - you have to do it to experience and learn and grow." Vanessa Hudgens shares her outlook on love. The actress was in a longterm relationship with her High School Musical co-star Zac Efron but is currently dating actor Austin Butler.

20th October 2011

Fact: Former High School Musical star Zac Efron celebrated his 24th birthday with friends at posh restaurant Hakkasan in London on Tuesday (18Oct11). The actor was treated to a special champagne cake to mark his special day.

29th March 2011

Quote: "I'm not the same girl I was five years ago. Hopefully with the choices I'm making, people will start to see that I'm not just little Gabriella." Vanessa Hudgens is desperate for more grown-up roles now that High School Musical is over.

3rd March 2011

Fact: Hollywood hard man Bruce Willis had U.S. TV viewers laughing on Wednesday (02Mar11) when he appeared in a comedy sketch on The Late Show with David Letterman spoofing the High School Musical franchise. The Die Hard star imitated Zac Efron by donning a floppy wig and basketball uniform as he poked fun at the Disney films, starring Letterman's guest, Vanessa Hudgens.

3rd March 2011

Quote: "It was very last minute... I've wanted a butterfly tattoo for a while. A butterfly landed on my mum's stomach a week before I was born and that's how I got my name. Vanessa means butterfly in Latin." High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens explains the meaning behind her new ink.

26th January 2011

Fact: Actress Ashley Tisdale's father owns the company that built the High School Musical star's Hollywood home.

7th September 2010

Quote: "I don't do disguises. I love talking to fans. They're usually fun and they're usually pretty girls, to be honest. It's not the worst thing in the world." High School Musical star Zac Efron doesn't bother hiding from his loyal followers.

30th August 2010

Fact: Ashley Tisdale is sporting a nasty wasp sting on her chest after a weekend (28-29Aug10) spent cycling and hiking. The High School Musical actress posted a snap of the injury on her Twitter.com page.

14th July 2010

Quote: "It's headed in that direction, which is great! Meeting them is always memorable - especially late-night after they've had a few drinks." Former High School Musical star Zac Efron enjoys new-found attention from older female fans.

30th June 2010

Quote: "He was a whole different person... He's just grown-up. He doesn't have his (tooth) gap anymore. I look at him, and I see a man." Vanessa Hudgens, 21, on falling for her boyfriend Zac Efron, 22, on the set of Disney film High School Musical four years ago (06).

27th January 2010

Quote: "I was watching this movie on a plane and I'd never seen this guy in anything before but he looked like this really interesting kid - Zac Efron. He definitely had some good moves." Matt Dillon predicts big things for the High School Musical star.

26th November 2009

Quote: "There are not many things about me that are like a normal teenage girl. But the one normal teenage girl thing is that I think Zac Efron is the hottest person in the world. I really, really like him." Miley Cyrus has a major crush on the High School Musical star.

23rd November 2009

Quote: "I would love to try an action film at some point, but not too soon. I think that can be a kiss of death. There's got to be a real role that I can bring something unique and specific to, a way for me to do it believably. Until then, I think it would just come across as weird." High School Musical hunk Zac Efron wants to expand his acting resume.

13th November 2009

Quote: "I met Zac Efron. He was a really cool guy. That was one of the first times I’d ever been star-struck, but just because his face is so specific, it’s kind of surreal." TWILIGHT star Robert Pattinson was overwhelmed when he was introduced to High School Musical actor ZAC EFRON.

26th October 2009

Quote: "I still haven't lived it down. I'm gonna have to go sooner or later." Zac Efron admits his family still haven't forgiven him for turning down offers to study at top California universities to film High School Musical.

3rd October 2009

Fact: High School Musical star OLESYA RULIN is to play Gene Simmons' pregnant teen daughter in new festive film The Christmas Movie. The all-star cast also features Elliott Gould, Linda Gray, Lainie Kazan, Cloris Leachman and Cybill Shepherd.

18th September 2009

Fact: Kate Winslet has been crowned the most stylish woman on the red carpet by the editors of U.S. magazine People. The poll also named Reese Witherspoon the star with the best short dresses, while High School Musical graduate Vanessa Hudgens was given the best hippie chic title.

9th August 2009

Fact: High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens was made an honorary Girl Scout at a screening for her new movie BANDSLAM, which was hosted by the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles on Friday (07Aug09).

5th August 2009

Quote: "It's always so much fun to get out there and live your rock star fantasy but I don't see it in my career, no." High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens has no desire to become a rocker after playing one in BANDSLAM.

20th July 2009

Fact: High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale is preparing to be an aunt - her older sister Jennifer is expecting her first child with fiance Shane.

1st June 2009

Quote: "I got the part but then I failed the mandatory Disney pubic hair check." Jonah Hill jokes about landing Zac Efron's role in High School Musical.

15th April 2009

Quote: "I would like to do an action film where I could kick someones ass. I want to be strong and empowered. I want to shock everybody." Actress Vanessa Hudgens is keen to move away from her High School Musical days.

11th April 2009

Quote: "I'm definitely not the best actor in the world at this point. But hopefully, with time and effort and smart decisions, that will change." High School Musical star Zac Efron aspires to be an acting great.

6th April 2009

Quote: "I hope so. It's always great getting to work with your best friend." Disney hunk Zac Efron is on the lookout for a new movie role alongside his High School Musical co-star and girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens.

6th April 2009

Quote: "I hope so. It's always great getting to work with your best friend." Disney hunk Zac Efron is on the lookout for a new movie role alongside his High School Musical co-star and girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens.

16th February 2009

Quote: "When anyone looks on my Most Frequently Played song list, they see the High School Musical soundtracks are played the most, which is kind of embarrassing. They think it's me loving to listen to myself, but it's just I've played them for family and friends." Zac Efron plays his own tracks the most on his iPod.

4th February 2009

Quote: "It's like aural drugs isn't it... They get obsessed and it ain't good for them. I guess it's better than... what did we have in our day? The Magic Roundabout and (British TV show) Catweazle." Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher compares his six-year-old daughter's obsession with High School Musical to drug addiction.

31st October 2008

Fact: High School Musical star Corbin Bleu studied under FAME star Debbie Allen.

30th October 2008

Fact: Actor Zac Efron is set to earn $7.8 million (GBP5 million) in a movie remake of 1984's FOOTLOOSE. The High School Musical star has been tipped to take on Kevin Bacon's role in director Kenny Ortega's new version.

27th October 2008

Quote: "It's funny, we all live in the same area. Miley lives down the block. We all meet up. They are a cool bunch of people. It's just a shame that it's hard to find time to get together." High School Musical actress Vanessa Hudgens is pals with Miley Cyrus and her fellow young Hollywood stars.

24th October 2008

Quote: "I hope High School Musical lives on because it's amazing what it's done for kids. Its positive messages have given them courage and strength to do things that are different." Vanessa Hudgens is proud that her part in the Disney franchise has inspired youngsters.

24th October 2008

Quote: "My mom just came over and stocked my fridge with food, so I'm fine in that department." High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens, 19, doesn't have to worry about feeding herself in her new $2.75 million (GBP1.7 million) Californian home.

22nd October 2008

Quote: "He always buys red roses. He knows they are my favourite. If you really love someone, you shouldn't have to work at it. You finish each other's sentences and have the same sense of humour." Vanessa Hudgens on her relationship with her High School Musical co-star Zac Efron.

22nd October 2008

Quote: "I used to fly all the time between New Jersey and California and I always thought about going first class and now I fly first class all the time and I don't even pay for it." High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale on how her life has changed since the success of the Disney movie-musical.

22nd October 2008

Fact: The real high school where High School Musical is shot has become the second most visited attraction in the state of Utah.

14th October 2008

Quote: "I got a kilt recently in the mail. It's awesome, not very practical." High School Musical star Zac Efron on the wildest gift he has received from a fan.

10th October 2008

Fact: High School Musical star Zac Efron has been immortalised in wax by London's Madame Tussauds museum. The statue of the 20-year-old actor was unveiled on Thursday (09Oct08).

8th October 2008

Quote: "I think that even though it could be the end for this movie, we will always stay friends no matter what." Ashley Tisdale won't lose touch with her co-stars from the High School Musical movies now that filming has ended on the third installment.

8th October 2008

Quote: "You can't choose. It's like choosing between breathing and food!" High School Musical star Corbin Bleu can't decide whether he prefers singing or acting.

7th October 2008

Quote: "Not directly, but Simon Cowell is a great guy. I was at American Idol and we were backstage - we talked about an idea, but it wasn't like, 'Hey sign here!'" High School Musical star Zac Efron on rumours he has been approached by the music mogul to sign a record deal.

3rd October 2008

Quote: "I like to read blogs. I love the discussions online. They are hilarious." High School Musical star Zac Efron regularly searches for his name online.

23rd July 2008

Fact: High School Musical star Monique Coleman is in training for the upcoming Malibu Triathlon in California.

14th July 2008

Quote: "There is a song that is like Gwen-Stefani-slash-Fergie meets Sharpay Evans. It was so much fun!" High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale reveals the inspirations for her musical performances in the hit film.

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