Nimet began acting on stage with the local theatre company. She emigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1989 where she continued to work on stage. Nimet began her career in film and TV in 2001 and has had the pleasure of working with Edward James Olmos (Battlestar Galactica), Kevin Sorbo (Paradox) and John Cusack (Martian Child) amongst others. She was awarded "The People's Choice Award" for her theatrical performance in the one woman show, "The Yellow Wallpaper".
She also played Candace Myson in the Battlestar Galactica episode "Litmus" (2005).