Mexican-born actress and model Martha Higareda is the daughter of actress Martha Cervantes and artist Jose Luis Higareda. She began acting on the stage at a very early age, along with dancing jazz, flamenco, tap and folklore.
Mexican-born actress and model Martha Higareda is the daughter of actress Martha Cervantes and artist Jose Luis Higareda. She began acting on the stage at a very early age, along with dancing jazz, flamenco, tap and folklore. At 14, she moved to Mexico City from her native Tabasco to pursue an acting career. She made her film debut in 2002 in Amar te duele (2002) (Love Hurts). This highly acclaimed Mexican film was a huge success, and Martha received several awards, including the silver goddess Revelation Actress from the Mexican Cinema Journalists and an MTV Latino Movie Award for Favorite Actress. Shortly thereafter, she appeared in Casa de los babys (2003), and several TV shows, including Enamórate (2003) and Las Juanas (2004) before starring in another well-received Mexican movie, 7 días (2005). Her next role was in Sexo, amor y otras perversiones (2006) of director Carlos Carrera which earned her another nomination for the Silver Goddess award. In 2007, Martha starred as Adela, a punk teenager who dreams about being an actress, in the box office hit comedy Niñas Mal (2007)_. That year, she also received an Ariel Awards nomination for Best Supporting Actress for Fuera del cielo (2006) She has an international career as well, having worked in american productions such as Street Kings with Forrest Whitaker and Keanu Reeves, Smoking Aces 2 Mariachi Gringo Lies in Plain Sight Hawaii Five-0 CSI Miami Royal Pains McFarland Known in her native land as the Mexican Sandra Bullock, she created a production company, Neverending Media, to produce movies and TV series. She wrote and starred in Te presento a Laura, which was a top ten box office hit for nine weeks. And most recently Marry me if you can which was the third biggest hit of all times, in the Mexican Market.