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The Cast Of "Hairspray": Then Vs Now

It's been 10 years since we last saw Zac Efron bust-a-move.

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7. John Travolta (Edna Turnblad)

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Fun fact: It took John Travolta four hours to put on the 30-pound fat suit and 5 gel-filled silicone face prosthetics to become Edna Turnblad.

Latest/upcoming role: The Life and Death of John Gotti (John Gotti Sr.).

8. James Marsden (Corny Collins)

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Fun fact: Talking about getting into character in an interview, James Marsden said he would "always sight the example of Dick Clark mixed with a little Ryan Seacrest and then some extra cheese ladled on the top for good measure".

Latest/upcoming role: Shock and Awe (Warren Strobel).

11. Allison Janney (Prudy Pingleton)

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Fun fact: Although her character has only three minutes of screen time, Allison Janney was one of the top-billed actors for the film.

Latest/upcoming role: Sun Dogs (Rose Chipley).

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