Skylar Astin (born Skylar Astin Lipstein; September 23, 1987) is an American actor and singer. He is known for playing Georg in the Tony Award–winning stage musical Spring Awakening, and for his roles in the films Hamlet 2 (2008), Taking Woodstock (2009), Pitch Perfect (2012), and 21 & Over (2013).
Astin was born in New York City and grew up in Rockland County, New York. He is the son of Meryl and Barry Lipstein. He has a sister, Brielle, and two brothers, Milan and Jace. Astin is Jewish. Having graduated from Clarkstown High School North, he attended Stagedoor Manor summer camp. He was also a student at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, but took a leave of absence when cast in Spring Awakening. When he was fifteen, his agent selected his middle name, Astin, as his stage name.