Mexican actress and television presenter who has appeared on a number of soap operas such as Senora Acero, Lo que callamos las mujeres, Bajo un mismo rostro and La chacala.
She began modeling after taking part in the 1983 Miss Mexico beauty pageant.
She has a strong Twitter presence, with more than 20,000 followers.
She was married to Octavio Burgueño for ten years, and the couple had two children, Ivanna and Fabian.
Her sister Lorena, who was also a soap actress, passed away on February 16, 2015. Mayra subsequently adopted her daughter.