Quintana is remembered for her participation in numerous Mexican films between 1948-1960. She starred in movies like, along Tin Tan and Amalia Aguilar. (directed by Luis Buñuel).
El Military Amores (1954), with Pedro Infante and many others
In 2005, she returned to films with Club Eutanasia. As a singer, she is remembered in notable tangos and boleros, such as Bendita Mentira.