With the success of her first film “Amar te Duele” began her prolific career as a film actress. Then it followed her over twenty films and series including “Out of Heaven” with Demian Bichir and Damian Alcazar, “Sex, Love and Other Perversions” directed by Carlos Carrera, the incredible success and first production of Columbia Pictures Mexico, “Bad Girls” and many more.
She studied screenwriting at UCLA. Her first screenplay and production was “Te Presento a Laura”, an indie film that appeared in the top ten’s box office for 9 consecutive weeks. From there she wrote and produced “Get Married if You Can” a movie that broke two box office records, the second Mexican film with the greatest opening weekend and the third highest grossing Mexican film history.
As an actress she has also worked in the United States. Hawaii 5-0, Street Kings, Lies In Plain Sight, Royal Pains, McFarland, CSI Miami are some of the few films she has appeared in.
Martha has successfully combined her acting, writing and producing careers. In 2016 she starred and produced “No Manches Frida” which was another box office hit. Also, Martha produced with Miguel Mier, Jimena Rodriguez and Bernardo Rugama the box office success and Mexican adaptation of “3 idiots” A story about following your true passion, a subject that has always interested Martha as she has toured around her country giving inspirational yet grounding talks to teenagers.
Martha is filming “Atered Carbon”, a hard-boiled cyberpunk science fiction novel by Richard K. Morgan, produced by Netflix and Skydance Studios. Although a premiere date has not been announced it’ll be for certain another huge success in the list of Martha Higareda.