Four-time Premios TVyNovelas award winner for her performances in Cuna de lobos, Cadenas de amargura, Capricho and Fuego en la sangre. Late in her career, she was cast as the main antagonist in Rafaela, Quiero amarte, El hotel de los secretos and Mi marido tiene familia.
She was a child actress when she made her film debut in 1949's San Felipe. The film and 1950's Immaculate Conception were both directed by her father.
She made her professional debut in a stage play called Israfel. She won the Silver Ariel award twice.
She is the daughter of actor and director Julio Bracho. Her aunt is actress Andrea Plama, and she is the aunt to actor Julio Bracho (named after his grandfather). She married university professor Felipe Bracho with who she has a daughter named Andrea. She married again to designer and painter Rafael Cortes.
She and Silvia Pinal both won awards for their work in Mi marido tiene familia.