Michael Shulman is an American stage, television, film actor and co-owner of New York and Los Angeles-based production company Starry Night Entertainment.
Born in New York City, Shulman has been acting since childhood where he began his career in theatre and quickly appeared in more than 10 plays and musicals, including a two year run on Broadway in Les Misérables, the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins, and two plays by John Guare. He was a member of the cast of Recess, and played the role of the Hustler Kid. It was during this time that he began his recording career and has since appeared in more than 5 albums. Shulman next turned to television and film and landed several roles, including Jodie Foster's Little Man Tate, M. Night Shyamalan's Wide Awake, Disney's Can of Worms, Fox's Party of Five, and his critically acclaimed performance as Benny in the HBO special, Someone Had to Be Benny for which he was nominated for a CableAce Award and won a Daytime Emmy Award.
Shulman recently received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University with a major in the History of Art.