Became a Mexican film icon throughout the '40s and '50s for her role in movies such as Dona Barbara and The Devil is a Woman. She won three Ariel Best Actress Awards during her career.
She made her silver screen debut in the 1943 film The Rock of Souls.
She became known for her films Dona Diabla, Hidden River, and Enamorada.
She married her third husband, Alex Berger, in 1956. She had a son named Enrique Alvarez Felix.
She acted alongside funnyman Eulalio Gonzalez in the 1966 film La Valentina.