Santa Fe, in 1909.
She began as a theater actress when she was only seventeen years
old, with the National Theater Group. In 1927 she obtained her first
success as a tango singer. With the appearance of sound movies,
her career developed quickly. She played in Tango!,
and became into a movie star with Ayúdame
a vivir, whose script was written by her.
After the movie Yo conocí a esa
mujer, she was hired exclussively by San Miguel studios,
for five years. During the filming of La
cabalgata del circo- with Hugo
del Carril - she had a few disagreements with the actress
Eva Duarte, future first lady of the country.
With the arrival of the Peronism to the goverment (1946), she left
for Mexico where she settled down and gained even more fame than
she achieved in Argentina. There, she worked there in thirty movies,
as well as appearing in TV and theaters.
In her last years, she restarted her personal shows in theaters
of Latin America, with huge success.