- Attended a Catholic school in Texas for two years in her early teens before being expelled, then lived with her aunt until she was 17.
- Quit Universidad Iberoamericana to pursue her dream of becoming an actor, an ambition she had harbored since she was a young child watching Sunday matinees with her father.
- Was a major soap star in her native Mexico, but left at the height of her popularity and moved to Los Angeles.
People's Choice Awards
BAFTA Film Awards
Critics' Choice Awards
In the Time of the Butterflies
Best Actress in a Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards
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