|KATAOKA HIDETARÔ II|
Kataoka Hidetarô II
Real name: Kataoka Yoshihito
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Birthday: 13 September 1941
Great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku I
Great-grandfather: Kataoka Nizaemon VIII
Grandfather: Kataoka Nizaemon XI
Father: Kataoka Nizaemon XIII
Adopted son: Kataoka Ainosuke VI
May 1973: revival at the National Theatre of Chikamatsu Monzaemon I's drama "Horikawa Nami no Tsuzumi" to commemorate the 249th anniversary (250th memorial service) of the playwright; Hidetarô plays the role of Ofuji [casting].
24 March 1999: Hidetarô is tied up and robbed by three people who break into his home in Suita, Ôsaka Prefecture. The three men threaten the 57-year-old actor with a knife and rob him of about 300,000 JPY. Hidetarô is fortunately uninjured.
The mon of Kataoka Hidetarô II
The Kataoka Hidetarô line of actors
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