Floriana Lima is an American entertainer who gained widespread popularity when she portrayed Maggie Sawyer in the hit superhero TV show Supergirl. Since her debut, the actress has appeared in various films and TV shows and built an impressive career while at it.
The actress is undoubtedly a very attractive and talented woman whose acting skills has managed to keep us all glued to our television screens. Her undeniable passion for acting can be seen in the perfect execution of whatever character she has been asked to play. Since she came into the public eye, a lot of people have been left curious about the young actress. To learn more about Floriana Lima’s family, personal life and childhood, read her profile below.
Floriana Lima was born on the 28th of March, 1981, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the United States. She was raised by her parents whose names and details are not presently available to the media. However, we do know that she is of Italian, Irish, English, Spanish and Portuguese heritage. Details about her sibling(s) are still unknown to the media, as well.
In her teens, Floriana Lima studied at Fairfield Senior High School, and in a bid to further her education, the actress attended the Ohio State University, a large public research university situated in Columbus, Ohio. She later received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the aforementioned university.
Immediately after college, Lima was offered a job at NBC4 in Columbus, Ohio, as a production assistant. However, due to her passion for action, she relocated to Los Angeles in order to pursue her dreams of becoming a professional actor.
Floriana Lima’s Movies And TV Shows
In 2008, Floriana featured as a guest star in various TV shows such as Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles as Franny, How I Met Your Mother as Haley, among others. She was later offered the role of Elizabeth in the sex comedy and politically incorrect web drama Poor Paul, which aired from 2008 to 2009.
In 2009, she landed roles in several projects including Ghost Whisperer and Melrose Place, as her star began to rise. In the following year, she landed the role of Amanda in the TV film Kings by Night. She also appeared in an episode of House M.D as Gabriella, In Plain Sight as Robin Cusato and Glory Daze as Maya. In 2011, she appeared in The Nine Lives of Chloe King as Lilah Montiero and Franklin & Bash as Amelia.
In 2012, she became one of the main characters in the popular Fox series, The Mob Doctor as Nurse Rosa Quintero. She starred opposite Jordana Spiro, Zach Gilford, Željko Ivanek and more notable names in the entertainment industry. She then appeared in an episode of Hawaii Five-O as Allison Hutchins that same year.
She also appeared in an episode of the CBS’s procedural crime television drama – CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and in Psych as a character named Love.
She was later cast in a supporting role in NBC’s action series Allegiance as Michelle Prado in 2015. Floriana Lima then landed one of the lead roles in ABC’s drama The Family as Bridey Cruz in 2016 and got an offer to play the character of Miranda Riggs in the Fox procedural series, Lethal Weapon that same year.
Also in 2016, Floriana Lima was cast as Maggie Sawyer, a member of the National City Police Department in the second season of CW’s Supergirl.
Floriana Lima was announced to be joining the second season of The Punisher on February 26, 2018. She portrayed one of the main characters – Krista Dumont – in the Netflix TV show. The Punisher is based on the Marvel Comic book character of the same name; it is also a spin-off of another Marvel-Netflix TV show, Daredevil.
The actress has, over the years, proven to be a very talented entertainer, but unfortunately, she is yet to receive any awards or nominations for her hard work and dedication in the movie industry. However, considering how talented she is and the number of incredible roles coming her way, there is still more than enough time for her to receive her accolades.