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Pola Illéry (1909–1993)

Pola Illéry was an exotic silent film star in France and Romania during the 1920s and made a modest transition to sound films in the 1930s. She was known for portraying sexually liberated women and was considered the most glamorous film star in Romania. After she left films feeling she achieved her time in the spotlight she fled to America in 1939... See full bio »

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 1934 Taxi de minuit (Short)
 1933 Au pays du soleil
La petite poule
 1933 July 14
Pola (uncredited)
 1931 Televiziune
 1931 Un homme en habit
 1930 Parada Paramount (as Paula Iliescu)
 1930 Little Red Riding Hood
Une petite fille
 1930 Illusions
 1929 Captain Fracasse
 1928 Le désir

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Alternate Names:

Paula Iliescu


4' 11" (1.5 m)

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