Lombard in 2011 at the Cabourg Film Festival
January 21, 1969
Tahiti, French Polynesia
Karina Lombard was born in Tahiti, the youngest of five. Her four older siblings are named Helene, Ines, Charles and Denise. Her mother, Nupuree Lightfoot, is a Lakota Native American medicine woman. Her father, Henri Lombard, is of Swiss-Russian and Italian descent. She lived all over Europe such as in Spain for a period of time with her father and siblings. Spanish was her first language. Lombard stated, "I was in and out of Switzerland. We moved around a lot, but I did most of my schooling in Switzerland."
Lombard's first film role was as a princess in L'île (The Island). She played her first major role in Wide Sargasso Sea in 1993, followed by a supporting part in The Firm. Lombard then went on to appear in the 1994 film Legends of the Fall, followed by Last Man Standing alongside Bruce Willis in 1996. In the 2000s she moved into television, appearing in The 4400 and on the first season of The L Word as restaurateur Marina Ferrer. She portrayed the recurring character Geneviève on FX's Rescue Me. In November 2016, Lombard portrayed Shawnee chief Nonhelema in the episode "Stranded" of the NBC TV series Timeless.
|1991||The Doors||Warhol Actress|
|1993||Wide Sargasso Sea||Antoinette Cosway|
|1993||The Firm||Girl on beach|
|1994||Legends of the Fall||Isabel Two|
|1996||Last Man Standing||Felina|
|1997||Kull the Conqueror||Zareta|
|2003||Deception||Margareth de Vries|
|2011||Jo's Boy||Alice Hamilton|
|2018||Reign of Judges: Title of Liberty||Mahigana||Short film/action|
|1998||Early Edition||Sammia Watts||"Mum's the Word"|
|1998||The Violent Earth||Anna Temaru||TV miniseries|
|1999||The Seventh Scroll||Royan||TV miniseries|
|2000||Murder at the Cannes Film Festival||Inspector Renee Reno||TV film|
|2004||Dr. Vegas||Jessica Rhodes / Black Widow||"All In"|
|2004,07,09||The L Word||Marina Ferrer||Main role (Season 1) |
Guest (Season 4,6)
|2005-06||The 4400||Alana Mareva||Main role|
|2007||Secrets||Claude Perkins||TV miniseries|
|2007||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Pippa Sanchez||"A La Cart"|
|2009||Rescue Me||Geneviéve||Recurring role|
|2011||CSI: NY||Eva Martinez||"Holding Cell"|
|2012||NCIS||Monique Lisson||"The Missionary Position"|
|2014||Le Family Show||Mayi Rioux||TV film|
|1997||FAITA Award||Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a movie (lead)||Kull the Conqueror (1997)||Won|
|2004||FAITA Award||Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a TV series (lead)||The L Word (2004)||Won|
|2011||FAITA Award||Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a TV Movie/Special (lead)||Murder At the Cannes Film Festival (2000)||Won|
- Lipton, Michael A. (July 12, 1993). "Firm Fatale". People.
- Biography for Karina Lombard on IMDb
- "An Interview with Karina Lombard". PlanetOut.com. February 2004. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
- Brady, James (September 22, 1996), "In step with Karina Lombard", Parade Magazine: 14
- Foster, Ann (November 22, 2016). "With death on the line, Timeless forges new ground". ScreenerTV.com. Retrieved November 29, 2016.
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