Karina Lombard

17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards - Press Room

Place of Birth: Tahiti, French Polynesia

Date of Birth: January 21, 1969

*Swiss, Russian, Italian (father)
*Lakota Native American (mother)

Karina Lombard is a French and American actress, singer, and model. She is known for her role on the drama The L Word as Marina.

Karina was born in Tahiti, French Polynesia, the daughter of Nupuree Lightfoot and Henri Lombard. Her father is of Swiss, Russian, and Italian descent. Her mother is Lakota Native American.

Karina grew up in Spain, and attended several Swiss boarding schools. She speaks several European languages, including English. She moved to New York City, New York, U.S., when she was eighteen.

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Curious about ethnicity

5 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:


  2. bablah says:

    Is her mother not the Tahitian woman that birthed her siblings?

  3. madman says:

    What’s Swiss-Russian?

  4. andrew says:

    tag: “sioux”

  5. Gurrl says:

    Better than my pic suggestion, Thanks.

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