originally pursued a career as a dancer, studying at the school of ballet at the Teatro ala Scala of Milan. Federico Fellini
discovered her performing at La Scala and asked her to dance in his film And the Ship Goes On
. Nemni was seen on Fellini's set by Carlo Lizzani, who gave her a major role in his 1984 TV film Nucleus Zero
, followed by Leonardo
, and other film and TV work.
In the early 90's, Nemni relocated to New York City, where she studied acting at NYU, at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and with Sandra and Greta Seacat. In New York, she appeared often in the theatre, in Fool for Love, and Antony & Cleopatra, among others.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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