Mike Lombardi is an American actor best known for his starring role as Mike Siletti on the television drama series Rescue Me, from 2004-2011.
The Connecticut-born Lombardi attended the Connecticut Conservatory of Performing Arts before moving to New York to study acting at the William Esper Studio, where he was subsequently cast in the play Blue Surge.
Lombardi started his TV career with appearances on Saturday Night Live and with Rescue Me's Denis Leary and Diane Farr in The Job.
Originally coming from a musical background, Michael Lombardi was a student at The Drummers Collective in New York City when he was first introduced to acting. His career path led him to The William Esper Studio, where he studied the Sanford Meisner Technique.
After graduating, he immersed himself in the art and honed his craft in New York City, regularly appearing in both independent films and theatre productions.
He starred in the independent feature film Cayman Went, the story of a fading action star whose life takes on new meaning when he is forced to spend time with the eccentric, endearing inhabitants of a tiny Caribbean island.
In addition to Rescue Me, Lombardi's television credits include Six Degrees and The Job on ABC, NBC's Saturday Night Live, and the lead in the critically acclaimed behind-the-scenes improv documentary series Contest Searchlight on Comedy Central.
He also starred opposite Taryn Manning in the action thriller feature Banshee.