NAKAMURA GINNOSUKE
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Nakamura Ginnosuke I
 

The actor Nakamura Nakaz˘ IV held the name of Nakamura Ginnosuke I from 1861 to October 1884.

Kataoka Nizaemon VIII and Nakamura Ginnosuke I (the child) playing the roles of Mashiba Hisayoshi and Hiromatsu in the drama "Toki ha Ima Yakko no Ukej˘", which was staged in the 8th lunar month of 1862 at the Nakamuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunisada II)

Nakamura Ginnosuke II
Nakamura Ginnosuke II  In Japanese
 

Born in Asakusa the 3rd of April 1881. Adopted son of Nakamura Nakaz˘ IV, he took the name of Nakamura Ginnosuke II in July 1886. He became nadai in 1902. He appeared on stage for the last time in May 1907, playing the role of Shiozawa Tanzabur˘ and Date Hy˘gonosuke in the drama "Date Moy˘ Konomi no Oriwake", which was staged in T˘ky˘ at the Engiza. He unfortunately died too young, the 18th of September 1907.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Maizuruya Iwaki Yoshisabur˘

Nakamura Fukusuke III (top/left), Nakamura Ginnosuke II (top/right;the child) and Nakamura Karoku III (bottom) playing the roles of Suke-no-Tsubone, the child emperor Antoku and Irie Tanz˘ in the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura", which was staged in November 1888 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Kunimasa IV)

Nakamura Ginnosuke III
Nakamura Ginnosuke III  In Japanese
 

Born the 30th of July 1973. He graduated from the Actors Training Center of the National Theatre (15th year) and made his debut on stage in April 2000 at the National Theatre, performing in the drama "Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami". He became a disciple of Nakamura Kankur˘ V and received the name of Nakamura Ginnosuke III in April 2001, performing a soldier role in the "Daimotsu no Ura" scene of the drama "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura". He was arrested by the police the 5th of August 2005 for violation of the anti-drug law. No record afterwards. He was expelled from the Nakamuraya guild.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Nakamuraya Kameyama Sh˘hei
 
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