Skylar Astin

Astin in 2012, image via kathclick/

Birth Name: Skylar Astin Lipstein

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 23, 1987

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Skylar Astin is an American actor, model, and singer. His parents are both Jewish.

Skylar’s paternal grandfather was Max M. Lipstein (the son of Morris Lipstein and Ida Ikoretzky/Skoretsky). Max was born in New York, to parents from Russia. Ida was the daughter of Jacob Skoretzky/Shorell and Fagel Rifke “Fanny” Feldman.

Skylar’s paternal grandmother was named Helen Gewant (the daughter of Hyman Gewant and Bessie). Hyman was born in Russia.

Source: Skylar’s paternal grandfather, Max M. Lipstein, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

17 Responses

  1. alexgxo says:

    Ha! I knew it. He was born in New York, he’s an actor, his nose, eye shape and skin tone All together and I wasn’t surprised to see his Jewish name.

  2. legez says:

    almost kinda part Asian

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