Michal Birnbaum is an actor, writer and producer based in Brooklyn, NY. Born and raised in Israel, in an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. She is a graduate 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, as well as original and contemporary works. Her short film, Division Ave, received Best Drama and Honorable Mention awards in festivals in California and New York. The movie screened in over 15 festivals including Washington DC International Film Festival and NYC Independent Film Festival. International screenings include the UK, Russia, Mexico and Colombia. Birnbaum has recently joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix series Unorthodox.