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Irasema Warschalowska-(Irasema Dilian)

Rio de Janeiro, 27 May 1924-Ceprano, 16 April 1996




Daughter of a Polish diplomat, she was born in Rio de Janeiro where her father in the ' 20s represented her country; He arrived very young in Rome, where he enrolled in the experimental Cinematography Centre, graduating in 1940. 

He debuted in a film by the director French Marcel L'Herbier, here is happiness.

Noted by Vittorio De Sica, Dilian was one of Maddalena's students ...Zero in conduct next to Carla del Poggio always of 1940 and where, with the first pseudonym of Eva Dilian, had a great success for a role that became his. 

After that film the Privista par excellence of the Italian Cinema of white telephones, Dilian was certainly one of the most popular actresses of the years ' 40, especially in the role of students antipathetic but still endowed with beauty in the premises but made However infectious by the interpretive sweetness of the actress. This was true even in the other role that in 1941 the Dilián starred: the poetess Teresa ditzy Friday again directed by De Sica and this time alongside Adriana Benetti as the protagonist. But Irasema Dilián, this now the stage name you chose permanently, is the consecration in Hours 9: chemistry class where, directed by Mario Mattòli and alongside young and beautiful as Alida Valli, Andrea Checchi and Bianca Della Corte, as Maria won first place in the opening credits and established himself in public, especially in the hearts of viewers adolescent males, as the sensitive girl and sincere that everyone dreamed of marrying. 

The Dilian obtained with that movie a great success, he starred in a continuous Jet in movies that cashed in so much as, among others, Violets in the hair Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, the seven deadly sins of Ladislaus Kish and Malombra of Mario Soldati of 1942, escape for two voices, with Gino Bechi, even Bragaglia of 1943. After the war she appeared in Black Eagle of Riccardo Fredadel 1946, The daughter of Captain Mario Camerini of 1947 and The King's Courier di Gennaro Righelli of 1948, period film, which marked a new horizon for Dilian, now woman, who, after getting together with other Italian stars, in Spain a artistic refuge during R.S.I., returned often to the Iberian Peninsula to act in several films even after the conflict. 

Married in 1950 with Dino Maiuri, later quoted scriptwriter, after the limited success of the film Unnamed women and her husband moved to Mexico to shoot Muchachas de uniforme who had extraordinary success and that projected the Dilian towards an unexpected fame in the North American Country where he remained several years helping with other actresses to create what was later called a "golden age" of Mexican cinema.

Among the various films is to be reported Wuthering Peaks by Luis Buñuel of 1954, perhaps the only film that the director regretted to turn. In the early sixties the Dilian withdrew, still on the crest of the wave, from the world of entertainment and returned to live in Italy, while her husband Arduino Maiuri continued his career as a screenwriter. 

From their marriage were born two sons, Coralla and Antonio. Irasema Dilian disappeared in Ceprano (Frosinone) in 1996.





1940/ Here is the happiness of Marcel L'Herbier 

1940/ Maddalena... Zero in conduct of Vittorio De Sica 

1941/ Teresa Friday by Vittorio De Sica 

19419 O'Clock: Lecture of Chemistry of Mario Mattoli 

1942/ Violette in the hair of Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia 

1942/ The Princess of the Dream by Roberto Savarese

1942/ The Seven sins by László Kish (1942)

1942/ Malombra by Mario Soldati (1942)

1947/The captain's daughter (1947/

1943/ Two-voice flight by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia (1943/

1946/ The tragic deception by Juan de Orduña (1946/

1946/ Cuando llegue la nochand by Jeronimo Mihura (1946)

1946/ Cero en conducta by Pedro Otzoup (1946)

1946/ Black Eagle  by  Riccardo Freda's Black Eagle (1946)

1947/ The daughter of the captain by Mario Camerini (1947/, voiced by Lydia Simoneschi

1948/ The Courier of the King by Gennaro Righelli (1948/

1949/ 39 Cartas de amor by Francisco Rovira Beleta (1949/

1949/ The Merry Widower by Mario Mattoli (1949)

1949/ Unnamed women by Géza von Radvànyi (1949)

1950/ The Bastards (Né de père inconnu), by Maurice Cloche (1950/

1950/ Girls in uniform by Alfredo B. Crevenna (1950)

1950/ Angélica by Alfredo B. Crevenna (1950)

1951/ Stolen Paradise by Julio Bracho (1951/

1952/ The woman you want by Emilio Gómez Muriel (1952/

1954/ Stormy heights by Luis Buñuel (1954/

1953/ The coward by Julio Bracho (1953/

1953/ The infidels by Alejandro Galindo (1953)

1953/ Un minuto de bondad by Emilio Gómez Muriel (1953)

1954/ History of a mink coat by Emilio Gómez Muriel (1954/

1954/ The unknown  by C. Urueta (1954

1954/ Two Worlds and a love  by Alfredo B. Crevenna (1954)

1955/ Pablo and Carolina  by M. From Selma (1955/

1955/ Serenata messicana by Roberto Rodríguez Ruelas (1955)

1956/ And if she came back  by Vicente Oroná (1956/

1957/ The star of King  by Dino Maiuri e Luis María Delgado (1957/


1957/ La absento by Julio Bracho (1957)

1958/ Forbidden Fruit  by Alfredo B. Crevenna (1958/

1958/ La muralla  by Luis Lucia Mingarro (1958)