Floriana Lima

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Floriana Lima
Born (1981-03-26) March 26, 1981 (age 38)
Alma mater Ohio State University
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present

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

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Early life

She is the daughter of Dennis Lima and Angela Maynard. Floriana was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. [2] [3] She is of Italian, Irish, English, Spanish and 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]

In 2016, she began a relationship with actor Casey Affleck. [8]

Career

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). [9] 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 . [10]

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 ]

In 2018, Lima played the recurring character of psychiatrist Krista Dumont in the second season of Netflix's The Punisher . [11]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles FrannyEpisode: "The Turk"
2008 How I Met Your Mother HaleyEpisode: "Rebound Bro"
2008 Privileged BartenderPilot episode
2008 My Own Worst Enemy Female Janus TechEpisode: "Henry and the Terrible... Day"
2009 Ghost Whisperer Female Co-EdEpisode: "Body of Water"
2009The Alyson Stoner ProjectFloriDirect-to-video project
2009 Melrose Place CarlaEpisode: "Nightingale"
2008–2009 Poor Paul ElizabethWeb series; main role
2010Kings by NightAmandaTV film
2010 House M.D. GabriellaEpisode: "Black Hole"
2010 In Plain Sight Robin CusatoEpisode: "Death Becomes Her"
2010 Glory Daze MayaEpisodes: "Hungry Like Teen Wolf" and "Why Shant This Be Love?"
2011 The Nine Lives of Chloe King Lilah MontieroEpisode: "Girls Night Out"
2011 Franklin & Bash AmeliaEpisode: "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
2012–2013 The Mob Doctor Nurse Rosa 'Ro' QuinteroMain role
2013 Hawaii Five-0 Allison HutchinsEpisode: "Ua Nalohia"
2014 Psych LoveEpisode: "The Breakup"
2015 Allegiance Michelle PradoRecurring role
2016 The Family Bridey CruzMain role
2016–2018 Lethal Weapon Miranda RiggsRecurring role
2016–2017 Supergirl Maggie Sawyer Main role (season 2)
Recurring role (season 3)
2019 The Punisher Krista DumontMain role (season 2)
2020 A Million Little Things DarcyRecurring role

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