Roberto Lombardi was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) and began his career at an early age, appearing on the “Gene London Show” at age 7, then began music lessons (drums) and showed a natural ability for music. Quickly moving on to other instruments (bass) in order to learn how to not only play, but write his own songs, later taking voice lessons to handle lead vocals.
At age 16, an interest in acting resurfaced. He studied acting in high school and college, then found roles in theater both in school and in regional theater, eventually landing extra / featured roles in several major motion pictures.
At this point music became the focus. He wrote, recorded and toured nationally with several bands, most notably ‘April Fool’, ‘The End’, ‘The Facts’, ‘The Rage’ and ‘Road Trip’ learning to play both keyboards and guitar in the process.
In 2004, Lombardi again became focused on acting, signed with several talent agencies and began modeling while taking additional acting classes. Since then he has appeared in many films, television shows and theater productions in a variety of roles in projects such as “The Happening”, “Bazookas: The Movie”, “The Other Side of Love”, “Kill or Be Killed” and “Stand Off”, as well as the popular fan films “Escape from New Jersey” and “Mr. J” .
Recently he has moved behind the camera as well as in front with Actor, Producer and Assistant Director credits for “Abduction”, “Dead Collections” and “Johnny Blue”) as well as Actor and Producer credit for “Extinction”. He has also been credited for Casting, Location Scout and Script Supervisor as well as doing Special FX Makeup and contributing music to Film Soundtracks.
His production company ‘RTL Productions’ focuses on the development, publicity and production of new film projects such as “Just Like Me” and “vOosHa dAy”, both of which he is producing and casting as well as acting in. The company also releases past and future music projects and licenses music for film soundtracks.
He also works as a Publicist, Assistant Director and Producer for Orrichio Films and the comedy spoof series “Ghost Blunders”.
He splits his time between the Philadelphia area and New York City.