ICHIKAWA DANSHIRÔ
   
FOUR GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Danshirô I
 

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1687 to the 5th lunar month of 1717.

Ichikawa Danshirô II
 

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô II held this name from October 1910 to February 1922.

Ichikawa Danshirô II playing the role of Henmei Tesshinai
in a print made by Yamamura Toyonari in 1919

Ichikawa Danshirô III
 

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô III held this name from July 1930 to November 1963.

Ichikawa Danshirô III in a print made by Natori Shunsen in 1952

Ichikawa Danshirô IV
 

The actor Ichikawa Danshirô IV is the current holder of the name since May 1969.

Ichikawa Danshirô IV playing the role of Tonbê in the drama "Yaguchi no Watashi"
in a print made by Tsuruya Kôkei in January 1988
Print courtesy of Castle Fine Arts, Inc. (all rights reserved)

 
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