Martha Higareda

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Higareda and the second or maternal family name is Cervantes.
Martha Higareda
Born Martha Elba Higareda Cervantes
(1983-08-24) August 24, 1983 (age 31)
Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico
Occupation Actress, producer, writer
Years active 2002-present
Parents José Luis Higareda
Martha Cervantes
Relatives Miriam Higareda (sister)
José Luis Higareda (brother)

Martha Higareda (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmarta iɣaˈɾeða]; born Martha Elba Higareda Cervantes on August 24, 1983 in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico) is a Mexican actress, producer and writer.

Biography[edit]

Higareda was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, the daughter of actress Martha Cervantes and artist Jose Luis Higareda, and sister of the actress Miriam Higareda. Her debut was participating in various plays like Bang, Don Juan Tenorio, La Fonda de las Siete Cabrillas, La Casa de Té en la Luna de Agosto, Mujercitas, Muerte Que Te Quiero Muerte, La Corbata, Flores Para Chava Flores and Niñas Mal.

She also appeared in diverse advertising campaigns and video clips. It was not until 1999, when she received her professional debut as a show hostess in the Disney Channel’s Zapping Zone. After that she also appeared in other Mexican soaps like Carita de Ángel and Cara o Cruz.

In 2002, Higareda finally appeared in her first movie as a protagonist. The movie Amarte Duele, directed by Fernando Sariñana, in which she shares credits with Luis Fernando Peña and Alfonso Herrera. A year later, she debuted as a protagonist in the Mexican soap opera Enamórate on TV Azteca, next to Yahir, where she also shared credits with Martha Cristiana, Fernando Sarfati, and Amara Villafuerte.

In 2004, she participated in another protagonist for Las Juanas another of TV Azteca’s soap opera. In 2005, Higareda returned with the movie Siete Días next to Jaime Camil, in which she played a girl whose dream is to make U2 come to the city of Monterrey in less than a week. She also appeared in the Mexican movie Fuera del Cielo, which was first named El Malboro y el Cucú. In 2007, she came with her latest production Niñas Mal, directed by Fernando Sariñana where she shared credits with Camila Sodi and Ximena Sariñana.

She also finished the production of Borderland where she shared credits with Brian Presley and Beto Cuevas. In 2008, she appeared in the film Street Kings, sharing credits with Keanu Reeves, Hugh Laurie, and Forest Whitaker. In 2010, she appeared in the prequel to the crime/action film Smokin' Aces, Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, as a deadly female assassin with poisonous lips. In 2012, she appeared in Hello Herman with Norman Reedus as an American reporter.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Amarte Duele Renata
2003 El Sueño de Elias Maria, age 18
2003 Casa de los Babys Celia
2003 Mujer Dormida Mariana Short Film
2004 Al Otro Lado Erendira
2004 Volver, Volver Monica Short Film
2005 7 Días Gloria
2006 Sexo, Amor y Otras Perversiones María
2006 Fuera del Cielo Elisa
2006 Así del precipicio Cristina
2007 Borderland Valeria
2007 Niñas Mal Adela León
2007 La leyenda de la Nahuala Xochitl (voice)
2007 Hasta el viento tiene miedo Claudia
2008 Skip Tracer Jennifer Orellana TV Movie
2008 All Inclusive Camila
2008 Street Kings Grace Garcia
2010 Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball Ariella Martinez
2010 Los Dos Perez Short Film
2010 Sin Memoria Monica
2010 Lluvia de Ideas
2010 Lies in Plain Sight Sofia Delgado TV Movie
2010 Te Presento a Laura Laura
2010 Carlos Amparo French miniseries
2011 Stiff Luisa Romero CSI: Miami
2011 Mariachi Gringo Lilia
2011 Malaventura Mitzy
2012 Hello Herman Isa Luz
2014 Casese quien pueda Ana Paula
2014 Royal Pains Viviana TV Series

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