Skylar Astin Lipstein (born September 23, 1987) is an American actor and singer. He's best known for portraying Jesse Swanson in the musical films Pitch Perfect (2012) and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). He was in the original cast of the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, and has since appeared in films such as Hamlet 2 (2008), Taking Woodstock (2009), Cavemen (2013), and 21 & Over (2013). He played the role of Greg Serrano (originally played by Santino Fontana) on the last season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; and the role of Max in the musical dramedy Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020). He co-stars as the title character in the dramedy So Help Me Todd (2022).