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Skylar Astin

Full / Real Name: Skylar Astin Lipstein
Born: 23 September 1987 (34 years old)
Gender: Male

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Skylar Astin is an American actor and singer best known for playing Georg in the Tony Award–winning stage musical Spring Awakening; and for his roles in the films Hamlet 2, Taking Woodstock, Pitch Perfect and 21 & Over.

He also has a starring role as Brody Moyer - a smart, driven, Ivy League-educated perfectionist who's fiercely competitive and being groomed to follow in the footsteps of his boss until things go off the rails, in the television sitcom Ground Floor.

Astin joined Ground Floor off his breakout role in Pitch Perfect, starring alongside Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Elizabeth Banks and Brittany Snow. In the film, he played Jesse, a college freshman and member of a men's a cappella group.

In addition to his role in Ground Floor, Astin also plays David in the comedy movie Flock of Dudes, starring Jamie Chung, Hilary Duff and Bryan Greenberg.

Astin's credits include providing the voice for Roy in Disney's animated feature, Wreck-It Ralph. He can also be seen as the lead of Relativity's college comedy 21 and Over and has completed work on the indie comedy Caveman, starring opposite Camila Belle.

Astin previously appeared as John Roberts in Taking Woodstock, playing the co-founder of Woodstock Ventures, and he starred in the indie-comedy and Sundance darling Hamlet 2.

On television, Astin has  had guest appearances on shows such as House, Girls and Love Bites.

Astin broke out in his 2006 role as George in the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening, which follows the journey of late 19th century German students as they navigate through self discovery.

A New York native, Astin currently splits his time between New York and Los Angeles.






Television Roles

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Matt Kornstein

Jean Baptiste

Brody Moyer

Brody Moyer

Jessie Evans

Derrick

Competitor - Himself

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