She played Isabel on the Mexican telenovela Soy tu Duena. Her other credits include the 1961 film Viridiana.
She appeared in the film El Pecado de Laura in 1949, playing the role of Juanita.
She is a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party and was elected to the rank of federal deputy.
She had four children and married her second husband, Tulio Hernandez, in 1982.
She was in the film El Portero with Cantinflas.