Michael Barbuto was born and Raised in Toronto, Canada and completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre at the University of Guelph. While there, he won numerous awards for playwriting as well as his performances on the stage.
Upon graduation, Barbuto decided to set his sights to Los Angeles. He was accepted to the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2003. During his time at the Academy, Barbuto matured as an actor and performed in over a dozen professional shows once joining the elite Academy’s company in 2005. He starred in the North American Premiere of Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men.
Barbuto began his career in front of the camera shortly after. He has guest starred on Lifetime’s hit sitcom “Sherri” and FX’s hit drama series “Nip/Tuck.” He has also appeared in a number of Hallmark Channel Original Movies, including, “An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving,” along with television movies for Lifetime, including “Reviving Ophelia.” Barbuto’s many feature film projects include Luminol Entertainment’s “Bleed Out” and Hogtown Productions’ “Static Cling,” “How to Fail in Advertising” and “Ride with a Girl.”
Most recently, Barbuto starred in the half hour comedy “Ash Global” with Lorenzo Lamas and is starring in Flower Films latest horror “Happy Camp.”