She began acting in theater productions at a young age. Her first film was in 1906 for "Cines" of Rome, in what is considered the first film adaptation of Shakespeare's "Otello", directed by Mario Caserini, her husband. She was the interpreter of "Romeo e Giulietta" in 1908 and then in other thirteen films until 1909. One of these films was "Macbeth", directed by her husband. From 1910 to 1927 she starred in 65 films, many of which are always directed by her husband, as "Lucrezia Borgia", whose interpretation gave her more notoriety. Filming theatrical activity immediately after leaving the film career.
- Beatrice Cenci(as Maria Caserini Gasperini)
- Desdemona(as Maria Gasperini)
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