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Zac Efron's Beard -- LOVE IT or LEAVE IT?

Zac Efron's Beard -- LOVE IT or LEAVE IT?

Zac Efron grows a beard for the premiere of his latest drama Charlie St.Cloud during the 2010 Deauville American Film Festival on Saturday (September 11) in Deauville, France.

The 22-year-old actor will also premiere his film in Madrid (September 13), Munich (September 14), and London (September 16).

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Zac Efron’s beard and mustache — HOT or NOT?

FYI: Zac is wearing the brand new Calibre de Cartier stainless steel watch.

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# 1

He is still hot with beard.

# 2

Looks like someone spent time with Jake Gyllenhaal :o

# 3

Who is she? Absolutely stunning.

# 4

love it he is soo hot.

# 6

You know…
I kind of like it. (:
But, if he plans on getting the whole Joaquin Phoenix deal, I will fly to California and deman him to shave it off immediately.

# 7

Hot without the beard, but he can keep a 5 o clock shadow. That’s absolutely hot!

# 8

Looks better on Rob, sorry zachy you are too pretty boy for the bad boy look, stop trying so hard.

# 9
I n F a m o u s l y C o o l @ 09/11/2010 at 12:13 pm

…ahahahahahahaha …dude’s trying way too hard. not even that peach fuzz makes him look manly. ahahahahahaha.. facial-hair-fail.

He looks older… but still good. The beard is more likely for his role as Logan T in The Lucky One.


Zac looks really good and yummy

Is the beard only to try and make him look older? Cause I still dont see it.

Leave that beard at home.

He looks hotter without it!

I like it. I like it a lot. I like his hair styled like that too. Face it guys he’s good looking and has very nice features. Nice nose, nice eyes, nice lips. Hahaha

Hes growing it for his role in the Lucky One


Oh sorry – I thought the headline referred to Vanessa Hudgens LOL!!!

He looks like a man now…

And looks like Brad Pitt

Eric Shinn @ 09/11/2010 at 12:23 pm

I think the beard makes him look pudgier! But at least it will retain the *** when I give him a facial (mmm flavor saver!)

He’s ok but a boy yet!!!

That’s not the only beard he has.

He looks really good with the facial fuzz but not in these pics. In the other set of pics, I finally found him attractive for the first time.

I hated the orange skinned greasy haired plastic wax look he had all those years. He should keep this look but he still needs to fix his hair and eyebrows. STOP PLUCKING YOUR BROWS Zac they look funny

god even his tache is greasy. he needs to do something about his hygiene because ive seen so many pics of zac with ear wax and nose boogies. gross

He looks stupid. But he always does.

love it !love it !love it !love it !love it !love it !love it !love it !love it ! but he should shave anyway:P

I agree he seems to be much hotter with the beard. It seems to make him look more mature.

I was there !!!!!!! So gorgeous, so better for real !!!!! I was at 1 meter from him can’t forget that. He spent the Tapis Rouge signing autographs nobody did that. Charlie St Cloud is great ! Never change Zac.

I don’t know why but he looks like Jared Letto =P

No matter what he tries, he can’t get rid of how pretty he really is. Even with a full beard his face is just so beautiful.

zac efron the KING @ 09/11/2010 at 12:49 pm

@Dani: LOL but no i don’t think so:P
he look like brad pitt :P

Love the beard shows that he has matured throughout the years and anyways i loved him from square 1.

Poor Zac!

He’s trying soooo hard not to look soooo gay!

Anyway, he already had a beard — Vanessa — but his new beardy bread is a pretty good match for her ample muff.

Does that make Zac a merkin?


zac efron the KING @ 09/11/2010 at 1:04 pm

@Alissa: if u hate him don’t comment .and don’t be rude,okey?

didnt anybody ask him about the ring? shiiit, i wanna know what is it about.

He Looks So Much Sexier With The Beard!!!


That’s really none of your business.

@zac efron the KING: ignore her /it/him she’s a creepy brad Pitt fan. The Pitt fans are not going to be kind to zef because they don’t want brad to be replaced. Brad is old and waxy, zac is young and hot. Jealous?

@ sol
those rings are somthing bout commintment or something, like its a promise ring.

i think he looks sexy with the ring

he’ toooooooo ugly

zac efron the KING @ 09/11/2010 at 1:21 pm

@Miss A: for god sake don’t comment if u hate him

DON’T COMMENT IF U HATE HIM stop SERIOUSLY stop it’s rude and it’s mean

i love Zac but i hate it thing on his face, he looks old!

lovelydee @ 09/11/2010 at 1:49 pm

hmm it’s okay.

OMG KEEP IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is a fantastic look for him KEEP IT

He looks good with the beard. He’s handsome enough to pull off either look. He certainly looks older and more distinguished with it. Not a bad move on his part IMO.

Robert Pattinson is ugly, beard or not! He looks like he has Down Syndrome or something. Whenever I see him the old adage, “You can put lipstick on a pig, but it’s still a pig,” comes to mind.


Everyone is their own person. It’s up to Zac to create his own persona that’s unique. That’s how he will survive. in Hollywood.

he looks better than Leo! love it

@demetrius: GROSS like YOU :)

He’s a very handsome young man, with or without the facial hair. And he will have a long career in the business.

Zac is so sexy in France, I love his beard


The same time Rob grows a beard? He grows one.
When Rob wore a maroon suit, Zac wore a similar one but in blue. Zac also ran his hands through his hair in a Rob like fashion?
Why do you want to be Robert Pattinson, Zac?

ew.. i like with but beardless

I like it, he definetly looks more mature, which in my opinion will be good for him <3

@katefan: are you serious? Why do people always bring rob into zac’s post, why would zac even bother copying that guy, it would be a complete waste of time
Rob is not the only one allowed to wear a suit or touch his hair, anyone can do that because… OH MY GOD *shocked*… Rob didn’t invent those things

P.S sorry for my rant ;)

hahahaha. he just creeps me out.

he looks like a wax statue 24/7

Too patchy and sparse. He needs to wait a few more years and try again.

* I meant to say that Rob doesn’t own those things

Here’s a lesson on Zac Efron 101:

1. First of all, Zac is not trying to change his looks for any other reason than he is growing this beard for a movie part. Actors do it all the time.

2. No, he is not gay, therefore, i.e., Vanessa is not his beard.

3. Why the heck would he want to imitate that sad excuse for an actor, Rob P. Zac is way better and has been around longer than drunkard Rob.

4. And as for the nasty posters on here…go look in the mirror …it will reflect what an ugly person you are. Otherwise go to Perez’s blog, I’m sure you’ll fit in there very well.

5. Study the above because there will be a quiz on Monday.

I like it now that it’s grown out a bit

he looks good!!

He become an extremely attractive young man!!!I love his mustache,The color of his suit is perfect the same color of his eyes.

I’m waiting for his coming-out and this beard is just another proof that he’s trying too hard…

@anna: unfortunately that’s not how it works in hw. Everyone is a replica of someone more famous. Notice how every year there is a new angelina jolie? Lol zac wants people to look at him as a mini Leo dicaprio but truth is … He’s a mini brad pitt with a much better nose just like Megan fox is a mini Jolie without the natural lips.

He needs to get rid of it!! He is much hotter without it!!!
Still Love and Support him :D

That beard screams: “Look at me! I’m a serious actah!”

Absolutely! love his mustache!!


LOL,I Sooo Agree xD

I think it’s very sexy.

He looks like a woman with a beard!

What’s with the eyelashes are they fake or are they his, geesh! Not good pics IMO! He looks more feminine then ever.

I LOVE!!!! :) Very handsome :) Give him more romcoms please ;) I’m starting to really fall in love with this guy…

selenaefron @ 09/11/2010 at 5:06 pm

ADORE HIM<3 and this for all the haters F**k u:)

selenaefron @ 09/11/2010 at 5:06 pm

ADORE HIM<3 and this for all the haters F**k u:)

More mature? He just looks like a tool. Like always, tbh

Don’t love the beard, but he is still hot, hot, hot!!!

It just makes him look that much better and more mature. It goes with his fine furry pits and his furry tummy.

he is sooo hot >>>

ZanessaFanForever @ 09/11/2010 at 5:41 pm

He still looks sexy and fine! Love Zac Efron <333

uuuuuuugly!!! what he try to do ?

@sefy: if you think he’s uglyyyy why the F**k do you care about him B***h???

He actually looks better with it. Now he looks mature, more like a man.

bia mia:) @ 09/11/2010 at 6:11 pm

LOVE HIM 4EVERR:) and stop begin so rude and Jealous!! he is an amazing actor and he’s REALLY hot/sexy

Might as well face it, he looks good with it or without it. Some may prefer him with it, some without it, but he is handsome regardless. Even if you are among the ones who prefer him without it, it is a change and it shows he is good looking.

We fans who know about what he is doing next have tried to tell everyone that this beard is for the new movie he will be filming in about a month in Louisiana. You guys are whining about this beard—even though he looks good with it—I wonder what some of you are going to be doing when he shaves it off and gets his hair all cut off to be a marine in this new movie. He plays a marine in some of the flashbacks and then when he gets out of the service has the beard. SO, once the scenes are shot for the beard parts then the face and head of hair will have to go…I hope you all will get that—especially the ones who are griping he has the beard only to look older.

Please leave it.


He really believes his own PR…that he is a young Brad Pitt. Anything you can do, I can do better. Why re-ivent the wheel when theree is imitation?l

Elena Ivanova @ 09/11/2010 at 7:02 pm

keep it keep it keep it

EW! NO! LEAVE IT! he HAS to, he’s so much more handsome without it. he looks like he cuts trees for a living!

He looks good @ 09/11/2010 at 7:06 pm

He really looks like a man for the first time. Those super cute, baby faced men really need some facial hair. My own husband, who is adorably baby faced and in his mid-forties, gets carded if he doesn’t have a little scruff. He’s eight years older than me, but I look like a creepy cougar when he’s clean shaven. I think it’s ZE’s attempt at a beard is a plus.

absolutely HOT!! W ZAC

zac efron @ 09/11/2010 at 7:16 pm

what kind of watch is he wearing???

Not only is he handsome and intelligent, but he is also very articulate.


So true. I can just hear the crazed fans now yelling at Zac to put his hair back on. :)

Well, he can when they’re finished filming.

F*7king HOT!!!

Way better, he doesn’t look like a girl anymore..

regardless, zac is fine, but he should lose the soul patch and mustache. the beard is sexy though.

i dont really like the beard on zac it makes him look way too old. i wonder how V likes it??????

He looks like Robin Thicke.

Looks just like Brad Pitt when he had his shades on. Love it on or off cause Zac is too damn sexy either way!

omg!! i love zac but
this is terrible

cherrie nessa 4 ever @ 09/11/2010 at 9:17 pm

duh zac y you have Beard u look old shave it shave it

Can’t hide his good looks behind that tache and beard. Me thinks it somehow emphasises his babyblue eyes.
KGG, atta girl, I like your quizzes. Gimme more!

WICKED WENCH @ 09/11/2010 at 9:27 pm

I hate beards in general, but it really works for Zac. Here’s why: if he has a “flaw”, its in the horizontal distribution of his face. The added facial hair narrows his face, evening out the proportion.
Plus, it makes him look like a foreign spy, which is kinda sexy to fantastize about.
Though I find it tres hot, its not practical: partners will get rug-burn trying to kiss him.
The best look and wearable: the 5 o’clock shadow.


Emma Efron @ 09/11/2010 at 9:57 pm

He is hot but i don’t like the beard i wish he did shave it for that premiere!!!! It’s probably for his role in The Lucky One for his character.

Fredo Troy @ 09/11/2010 at 10:09 pm

That boy could wear whatever the hell he wanted + it would still look good.

Some like the beard, some like it not, some like it shaken and stirred, some like it shaven and clean. Oh well, you can’t win em all. As suspected, I think it is for his new movie role. Well, at least he tried a different look not as bad as Brad Pitt’s overgrown one by far. They are both gorgeous looking guys. Actually, I’m okay with the tache, just not the beard.

ooooooomigod @ 09/11/2010 at 10:15 pm

ooooooooooomigod he is soooooo effing hott like if i were a guy id use the phrase i ust jizzed in my pants but well im not so i dont really know wat phrase to use but i think u understand what i’m saying


he is too sexy! I don t like men with beards for me allergy, but zac is too sexy with it! I see pictures of the magazine wonderland and I think it looks better with a beard, much better:)

he is too sexy! I dont like men with beards for me allergy, but zac is too sexy with it! I see pictures of the magazine wonderland and I think it looks better with a beard, much better : )

doesnt suit him :/

Zac Efron is so awkward. @ 09/11/2010 at 11:33 pm

Don’t get his appeal, never have.

He’s always looked like an orange woman with a man’s torso to me LMAO.

i love it
And he’s doing this for the movie~

eww and wow
he can finallly grow facial hair now??

Zac look’s very handsome with his beard, and God bless him always.

He is hot no matter what. With or without the beard, he is so sexy.

@Fredo Troy:

That boy could wear whatever the hell he wanted + it would still look good.”

Or NOT wear anything and he’d look better! Yummy.

overall, i like the look but the mustache could be cleaned up a tad. i don’t like the longer hairs overhanging his top lip.

I think it looks fine. It seems like he is getting to that age when he is gonna try different styles so he can look more maturer and get different roles in the movie industry. Leonardo went thru that faze and so did Johhny Depp.

iris Wigman @ 09/12/2010 at 1:32 am

OMG, he looks older he looks like those older famous actors. He looks hot though but I prefer without the beard

he looks like SUCH a fagggg!
he was SO cute without itt(;

I Love it, for a change.

Now he has 2 beards! ha ha ha ha ha

who is he trying to be with the beard and the praying hands?? Johnny Depp. Rediculous


I went to a garden party to reminisce with my old friends
A chance to share old memories and play our songs again
When I got to the garden party, they all knew my name
No one recognized me, I didn’t look the same.

But it’s all right now, I learned my lesson well.
You see, ya can’t please everyone, so ya got to please yourself

I hope it’s just for a movie part. He certainly doesn’t need to hide his gorgeous face.

Macchiato @ 09/12/2010 at 3:31 am

he is trying so hard to look manly and fails so miserably.
looks like a women with too much hair !

bia mia:) @ 09/12/2010 at 3:36 am

@Macchiato: so is you…-.-

whoaa tryin to be leo dicaprio much


ewww (no offence), i liked him better before. he looks really bad right now and he needs to get rid of it.

viktoria loves efron @ 09/12/2010 at 6:16 am

@Iman: i think he will soon :)

eyeh8twilight @ 09/12/2010 at 7:44 am

Love it love it love it love it love it!

I love Zac Efron with any facial hair, he just looks so manly. He’s a great actor, people don’t give him a chance because he started out on the Disney channel, which any kid who wants to be famous past 19 should NEVER DO. Thank heavens he’s shying away from the Disney channel.

I think he looks gorgeous!

Young men like to experiment with facial hair. Since he is also an actor, I am sure the urge to experiment with his look is exponential.

he looks soooooo ugly!!

zanessa @ 09/12/2010 at 9:54 am

ok…is his face! is his problem (no…no problem, he looks really hot ;Q__)
and his life!!!


Zac Efron make me sick


He looks like Cher’s daughter turned man. He’s too pretty to pull off a beard. Hate it.

the mustcahe can go but everything else can stay.

He still looks good, but I prefer him without.

So so hot !!!!

lot of immature little kids on this thread. some of you have no idea who zac is. and he didn’t start with disney. his first movie was “miracle run” and next “derby stallion.”

Love It. He looks like an A+ list actor. He went from teeny to Man!

he looks hot but he should leave it…looks better without it

#138 Ashley:

I think he looks like a young Leo DeCaprio or Brad Pitt. And he looks great and handsome.

#140 Malia:

And he’s getting sexier by the day!
Who cares if he takes care of himself as if he were a girl, he’s still very good looking!

He is an incredibly handsome young man – with or without a beard.


Leave it,he was better with just stubble

…Jared Leto?

He didn’t start out on Disney. He isn’t actually a Disney kid. He had numerous guest appearances on shows like ER and CSI and other TV projects. He also—as someone else pointed out—did the movies Miracle Run and won acclaim for it and Derby Stallion. He got his big NOTICE once he was on Disney for HSM. But he had been working before that where people in the business took notice of him. He also was on a TV series as first a semi regular and then they liked him so much he was put on the show all the time which was called Summerland. He has been “paying his dues” all along. It is just that some don’t know that and one reason some people want to gripe at him is because they think he just suddenly got all this fame because of Disney.


I’m afraid we are dating ourselves since even some of the “older” posters on here have probably NEVER heard of Ricky Nelson or his Garden Party song! lol

Beautiful Zac!

I think Zac looks like the old brad pitt,but he has a beautiful face and brad has a….good body,but i think zac looks like stupid with that beard.I don’t like it,but I have to say that he is gorgeous no matter what,not like rob flat face pattinson,yuck!..rob with that beard looks like a wolfman


He looks more mature with his beard but still undeniably hot. I hope CSC will do well abroad.

LOVE IT!!!!!

leave it! i hate his hair like that. i like it better with it shorter and trimmed. Like in charlie st cloud.

blahblahblah @ 09/13/2010 at 10:05 am

i think he’s trying to be like Leonardo DiCaprio
no effense!

phwOOAARR.He’s looking FINE!!! I think it might be for his role in Lucky One but he could also just be experimenting with what looks good and what doesn’t. He looks HOT with and without the beard. And i don’t know why people are always compare him to Rpatz because i am awfully sorry but Zac beats Rob hands down. Rob is butt ugly and almost always looks like a man they’ve just pulled off the street, rob’s hair is always greasy and he never seems to really care for his fans at all.

I like beards, but this just doesn’t do it on Zac. He looks like he’s trying too hard to grow up and puberty hasn’t filled in yet,……..

If it was a bit less, then it would look good!
But now? I think there is a bit too much hair on his face!!
A bit less, and it would look great!
But I still prefer him without beard!

Looooooove it!

I love zac efron but the beard has got to go! He looks way better clean cut! (:

NavajoTaco @ 09/16/2010 at 10:51 pm

No i dont like it!!! i never liked Beards i think the Beard should go away it kind of scary too me but i LOVE ZAC and VANESSA but i dont like the Beard sorry!!!! :D

Emma Efron @ 09/17/2010 at 5:20 pm

If he wasn’t cast in The Lucky One he wouldn’ve have grew the beard. I want him to shave it & i bet he will in the middle of it or after it. He is hot no matter what!!!!

zanessaforever @ 09/25/2010 at 7:44 am


It is. I heard it was.

5 o’clock shadow is a hot look on him. But he’s just too pretty for the full on beard!

brandy nussbaum @ 10/22/2010 at 6:48 pm

Nahhh, not a fan of the beard. Also…did he gain some weight?!?!!?!?!?!?

well the beard does make his face look fat and it makes him look like he is 45 years old~but i still love him, just without the faceal hair mainly! it needs to go….soon

ZacEfronlova98 @ 11/20/2010 at 9:43 pm

eeewww LEAVE IT!!!!!!!!!

In case you aren’t playing well, the overall game just isn’t as great. When that takes place I tell myself in order to go out and play because i did after i would have been a kid.
The best way to get things done is not to mind who has got the credit for doing them.

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