Most famous for playing Elisa Dominguez in over two hundred episodes of the Spanish soap opera Amar en Tiempos Revueltos, she is also notable for her portrayal of Margarita in more than one hundred episodes of the television series Aguila Roja.
At the start of her career, she played Sonia in the 2007 movie Cafe Solo o con Ellas.
She portrayed Carmen de Triana in the 2012 Spanish fantasy film Blancanieves (Snow White).
She spent her early years in Valencia, Spain.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Pedro Almodovar directed Cuesta in the 2016 feature film Silencio.