Skylar Astin was last seen starring opposite Golden Globe-winner Rachel Bloom in the final season of The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and will next be seen starring in NBC’s upcoming musical dramady Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. He previously starred as 'Isaiah Miller' alongside Nick Nolte in the Golden Globe-nominated dark comedy Graves. He will next be seen starring in Eric Bress' psychological thriller Ghosts of War and reunited with Steve Coogan in Frank Coraci's comedy Hot Air. Astin may be best known for his breakout role as 'Jesse,' in the Pitch Perfect franchise, but he has created a number of diverse and notable roles in other films include starring opposite Miles Teller in the comedy 21 And Over for Relativity, Taking Woodstock for director Ang Lee, the Sundance cult-hit Hamlet 2, as well as Flock of Dudes, Cavemen, and the beloved Disney animated film Wreck It Ralph.
Skylar spent two years as the star of Bill Lawrence's 1/2 hour multi-camera comedy Ground Floor and has appeared in shows such as Girls, Halt and Catch Fire, House, and Love Bites.
A native New Yorker, Skylar's first break came as 'Georg' in the 2006 cultural phenomenon Spring Awakening. The show went on to win 8 Tony Awards. He most recently portrayed the iconic role of 'Tony' in Carnegie Hall's performance of West Side Story, and he will be see staring in Encore's production of Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater.