Michal Birnbaum is an actor, writer and producer based in Brooklyn, NY. Born and raised in Israel, in an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, she spent her military service as an arts & entertainment reporter at the IDF radio station. Birnbaum moved to New York City to pursue her acting career. She graduated from the the conservatory program of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and was also trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Her NYC theater credits include classics by Moliere, Chekhov and Lord Byron. The film Division Ave, written and co-produced by Birnbaum, was successfully funded through Kickstarter and is expected to be released in 2019. She also plays a principal role in the feature Nerve starring Emma Roberts.

Birnbaum contributed her voice to the popular video game Wargame: Red Dragon, and to a number of radio dramas and commercials.