Winner of the award for Best Actress at the BendFilm Festival for her performance in The Virgin of Juarez in 2006. She also starred in 2010's The Dry Land.
She began acting in soap operas, winning the Sol de Oro award for Best New Actress in 1999.
She starred opposite Gael Garcia Bernal in El Crimen del Padre Amaro. She also appeared in the 2008 horror film One Missed Call, and 2007's Love in the Time of Cholera.
She was born in Cancun, Mexico, but later moved to Mexico City to study acting.
Richard Linklater directed her in Fast Food Nation.