Zac Efron in Charlie St. Cloud
Photo: Universal Pictures
RB: Your first appearance on The Oprah Show was in January 2006 for your role in Hairspray. How has your life changed since we first met you?

ZE: I've had one of the busiest years of my life with three movies in a row—I'll never do that again—but I've grown a ton. I've learned a lot about myself, about acting. I think I have my head on a little more straight now. I have a better sense of what I want to do.