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, Violette nei capelli 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 Il corriere del re 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 Donne senza nome 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.




here is the happiness of Marcel L'Herbier (1940)


Maddalena... Zero in conduct of Vittorio De Sica (1940)


Teresa Friday by Vittorio De Sica (1941)


9 O'Clock: Lecture of Chemistry of Mario Mattoli (1941)


Violette in the hair of Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia (1942)


the Princess of the Dream by Roberto Savarese (1942)


the Seven sins of László Kish (1942)


Malombra by Mario Soldati (1942)


the captain's daughter (1947)


Two-voice flight by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia (1943)


The tragic deception of Juan de Orduña (1946)


cuando llegue la nochand Jeronimo Mihura (1946)


Cero en conducta by Pedro Otzoup (1946)


Riccardo Freda's Black Eagle (1946)


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


The Courier of the King of Gennaro Righelli (1948)


39 Cartas de amor by Francisco Rovira Beleta (1949)


The Merry Widower of Mario Mattoli (1949)


unnamed women of Géza von Radvànyi (1949)


I Bastardi (Né de père inconnu), Regia di Maurice Cloche (1950)


girls in uniform di Alfredo B. Crevenna (1950)


Angélica di Alfredo B. Crevenna (1950)


stolen Paradise di Julio Bracho (1951)


the woman you want to di Emilio Gómez Muriel (1952)


Cime tempestose di Luis Buñuel (1954)


the coward di Julio Bracho (1953)


the infidels di Alejandro Galindo (1953)


Un minuto de kindness di Emilio Gómez Muriel (1953)


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


the unknown di C. Urueta (1954)


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


Pablo and Carolina di M. From Selma (1955)


Serenata messicana di Roberto Rodríguez Ruelas (1955)


and if she came back di Vicente Oroná (1956)


the star of King di Dino Maiuri e Luis María Delgado (1957)


La absento di Julio Bracho (1957)


Forbidden Fruit di Alfredo B. Crevenna (1958)


La muralla di Luis Lucia Mingarro (1958)