Julián de Meriche

Julián de Meriche (born Vladimir Lipkies Chazan; 1 July 1909 – 27 July 1974) was a Russian-born Mexican film actor and choreographer.[1]

Julián de Meriche
Vladimir Lipkies Chazan

(1909-07-01)July 1, 1909
DiedJuly 27, 1974(1974-07-27) (aged 65)
México, D.F., México
Resting placePantheon Garden, México D.F.
(m. 1965)
ChildrenIvan Lipkies
Ivette Lipkies
Goretti Lipkies

De Meriche worked as a dancer in European music halls, then moved to Argentina where he worked in cinema in the 1930s. He moved to Mexico and participated by portraying supporting roles in many films from the 1940s until his death, often playing foreigners. De Meriche also worked as an actor and director in many stages, TV, cabaret performances. He was married to María Elena Velasco "La India María". Their children are producer-director Iván Lipkies, writer-actress Goretti Lipkies, and writer-producer Ivette Lipkies.


  • Wilt, David E. (October 1997). "THE MEXICAN FILM BULLETIN Volume 4 Number 3". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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