Cris Gris was born in Monterrey, Mexico. She is known for being multifaceted; moving between acting, writing and directing. She landed her first leading role in the feature independent drama Fish Bones (2018). Gris' has written and directed various art and music videos which have been published in magazines such as Juxtapoz and nominated by MTV Latin America for "Video of the Year". Her short film San Miguel (2018), received the renowned Spike Lee Film Production Fund, and a Hollywood Foreign Press Association grant.