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    Venice The Series ACTOR - Gina Tognoni

    Full detailed profile on Gina Tognoni playing Sami Nelson on Venice The Series Daytime Soap Opera.

    Gina Tognoni
    Gina Tognoni

    Birthday: November 28, 1973
    Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    Marital Status: Married
    Currently playing: Sami Nelson
    Height: 5'7"


    Gina was born in St. Louis, MO, and grew up in Syracuse, New York and Bristol, Rhode Island. She's a former beauty pageant participant which helped start her career in acting!

    Gina moved to New York to study acting and then made a big move cross country to California, where she auditioned for the role of Kelly Cramer on One Life to Live. She was on Guiding Light playing Dinah Marler before coming to Venice The Series.

    On her off time, she enjoys horseback riding, skiing, and songwriting.


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    Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2006, 2008)
    Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2006)
    Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2005, 2006)
    Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominee, Outstanding Female Newcomer (1996)
    Soap Opera Digest Awards Nominee, Outstanding Younger Lead Actress (1997,1998)


    Venice The Series Sami Nelson (2009- present)
    Guiding Light - Dinah Marler (2004 to show end.)
    One Life to Live - Kelly Cramer (1995 - August 2001; December 2001; January 2009)

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