|KATAOKA HIDETARď II|
Kataoka Hidetar˘ II
Real name: Kataoka Yoshihito
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Birthday: 13 September 1941
Father: Kataoka Nizaemon XIII
Adopted son: Kataoka Ainosuke VI
May 1973: revival at the National Theatre of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Horikawa Nami no Tsuzumi" to commemorate the 249th anniversary (250th memorial service) of the playwright; Hidetar˘ plays the role of Ofuji [casting].
24 March 1999: Hidetar˘ is tied up and robbed by three people who break into his home in Suita, ďsaka Prefecture. The three men threaten the 57-year-old actor with a knife and rob him of about 300,000 JPY. Hidetar˘ is fortunately uninjured.
October 2014: the October Grand Kabuki at the Kabukiza commemorates the 26th anniversary (27th memorial service) and the 2nd anniversary (3rd memorial service) of late Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVII and late Nakamura Kanzabur˘ XVIII [more details].
The mon of Kataoka Hidetar˘ II
The Kataoka Hidetar˘ line of actors
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