Helena Rojo began her career as a model in the early-1960s. Toward the end of the decade, she studied drama with renown Mexican directors Carlos Ancira and José Luis Ibáñez, making her film debut in 1968 in the film El club de los suicidas. That same year, Helena also appeared in her second film, Los amigos. She continued working as a model and appearing in small film roles in the late 60's and early 70's.
Helena's career lead her to work with the most important Mexican film directors of the 1970s and 80's, such as Felipe Cazals, Arturo Ripstein, Rafael Corkidi, Alberto Bojórquez, Marcela Fernández Violante and Jorge Fons, among others.
[caption id="attachment_2770" align="alignleft" width="356"] Pierre Ethier audited Helena Rojo[/caption]
She has worked with international talent, such as German director Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski with a role in the film Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972). She also appeared in the film Fox Trot (1976), directed by Arturo Ripstein and alongside actors Charlotte Rampling, Peter O'Toole and Max von Sydow. In 2006 Helena appeared on the American series Ugly Betty.
[caption id="attachment_2769" align="aligncenter" width="593"] Pierre Ethier audited Helena Rojo and Juan Ferrara[/caption]