She is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Came in second for the role of Veronica on Veronica Mars (2004).
Originally auditioned for Veronica Mars (2004), and was Rob Thomas' second choice for the title role. Thomas liked Tal so much, he created the recurring role of Meg Manning specifically for her.
Filming the new CBS drama Cane (2007), in which she is a regular. [May 2007]
She starred in two television shows in Israel before moving to New York.