Floriana Lima

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Floriana Lima
Born (1981-03-26) March 26, 1981 (age 37)
Alma materOhio State University
Years active2008–present

Floriana Lima (born March 26, 1981[1]) is an American actress. She played Maggie Sawyer on The CW's Supergirl.

Early life[edit]

Lima was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.[2][3] She is of Italian, Irish, English, Spanish, Portuguese descent.[4] She graduated from Fairfield Senior High School in 1999[5] and went on to study Communications at Ohio State University.[3]

After college, she worked as a production assistant at NBC4 in Columbus, Ohio.[6] She then decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.[3][7]


Lima was a series regular in the internet comedy Poor Paul (2008-2009) and later became a series regular in Fox's medical drama The Mob Doctor (2012-2013).[8] She had a recurring role in NBC's spy series Allegiance (2015), was a series regular in ABC's thriller The Family (2016) and has a recurring role in Fox's action drama Lethal Weapon (2016). Also in 2016, Lima was cast as Maggie Sawyer in season two of The CW's Supergirl.[9]

Lima made one-off appearances in episodes of How I Met Your Mother (2008), Ghost Whisperer (2009), Melrose Place (2009), House (2010), In Plain Sight (2010), Franklin & Bash (2011) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2014).[citation needed]

On February 26, 2018, it was announced that Lima will join as a series regular in the second season of Netflix's The Punisher.[10]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Franny Episode: "The Turk"
2008 How I Met Your Mother Haley Episode: "Rebound Bro"
2008 Privileged Bartender Pilot episode
2008 My Own Worst Enemy Female Janus Tech Episode: "Henry and the Terrible... Day"
2009 Ghost Whisperer Female Co-Ed Episode: "Body of Water"
2009 The Alyson Stoner Project Flori Direct-to-video project
2009 Melrose Place Carla Episode: "Nightingale"
2008–2009 Poor Paul Elizabeth Web series; main role
2010 Kings by Night Amanda TV film
2010 House M.D. Gabriella Episode: "Black Hole"
2010 In Plain Sight Robin Cusato Episode: "Death Becomes Her"
2010 Glory Daze Maya Episodes: "Hungry Like Teen Wolf" and "Why Shant This Be Love?"
2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King Lilah Montiero Episode: "Girls Night Out"
2011 Franklin & Bash Amelia Episode: "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
2012–2013 The Mob Doctor Nurse Rosa 'Ro' Quintero Main role
2013 Hawaii Five-0 Allison Hutchins Episode: "Ua Nalohia"
2014 Psych Love Episode: "The Breakup"
2015 Allegiance Michelle Prado Recurring role
2016 The Family Bridey Cruz Main role
2016–2018 Lethal Weapon Miranda Riggs Recurring role
2016–2017 Supergirl Maggie Sawyer Main role (season 2)
Recurring role (season 3)
2019 The Punisher Krista Dumont Main role (season 2)


  1. ^ "leanna on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  2. ^ "'The Mob Doctor's' Floriana Lima: Her 'Downton Abbey' obsession and 13 other revelations - Zap2it". Blog.zap2it.com. September 17, 2012. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c http://www.gladysmagazine.com/current-issue/gladys-featured-people/item/795-angelique-rivera-and-floriana-lima
  4. ^ Floriana Lima [@florianalima] (1 March 2017). "@otpkaramel Italian, Irish, English, Spanish, Portuguese. I'm a mutt 😘" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio on July 1, 2012 · Page D2". Newspapers.com. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  6. ^ "Floriana Lima Talks about Getting her Start". April 21, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  7. ^ Regard Magazine, February 2016, pg. 220 http://issuu.com/regardmag/docs/regard_magazine_issue_36-_february_/221?e=6703264/33505776
  8. ^ "FOX Broadcasting Company - The Mob Doctor - Floriana Lima as Nurse Rosa "Ro" Quintero". Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  9. ^ Stanhope, Kate (July 13, 2016). "'Supergirl' Adds 'The Family' Grad as Gay DC Character Maggie Sawyer (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 26, 2018). "'Marvel's The Punisher': Josh Stewart, Floriana Lima & Giorgia Whigham Join Cast Of Netflix Series For Season 2". Deadline. Retrieved February 26, 2018.

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