Karima Adebibe Biography (1985-)

Adebibe was born in Bethnal Green, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets located in England. Adebibe is of Moroccan, Irish  and Greek Cypriot descent.

Formerly a secretary, she was selected on 14 February 2006 (both her birthday and that of ) to be the seventh for Lara Croft in the popular video game series Tomb Raider. The role involved promoting the game series “in-character” on television and radio, so Adebibe underwent training in Lara Croft’s trademark skills, from martial arts to elocution. Adebibe was featured in “The HOT List” in a March 2006 issue of Zoo.

She had previously had a small role as a sacrificial maiden in the 2004 film Alien vs. Predator.

She retired from the role of Lara Croft in 2008.

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