|NAKAMURA KAMON II|
Real name: Machida Masaru
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Poetry name: Hanatsuma
Existence: 15 November 1911 ~ 11 December 1989
Brother-in-law: Nakamura Kan'emon III
Second half of the 1920s ~ first half of the 1930s: he joined Ichikawa Ennosuke II and received the name of Ichikawa Kotonosuke at unknown times. He left the Kabuki world to work in the movie world.
December 1933: he joined the Zenshinza troupe and took the name of Ichikawa Kikunosuke.
August 1955: he took the name of Nakamura Kamon II .
1965: he left the Zenshinza troupe.
April 1966: he became disciple of Nakamura Utaemon VI.
Feburary 1985: Kamon played at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ the role of the evil old woman Yamane in the drama "Chűj˘ Hime Koseki no Matsu"; the roles of Princess Chűj˘ and Teruhi-no-Mae were played by Nakamura Kotar˘ V and Nakamura Tomijűr˘ V.
March 1985: Kamon appeared on stage for the last time, in T˘ky˘ at the Kabukiza, where he played the roles of the farmer Yoneji and Lord Akimoto, kami of Tajima, in the drama "Higashiyama Sakura S˘shi".
11 December 1989 : Kamon died.
Nakamura Kamon II made a 60-year long career as a supporting actor. After almost 22 years at the service of the Zenshinza troupe, he spent his latter years, from 1966 to 1985, in ˘shibai. He was able to perform a wide range of supporting roles
 Danjűr˘ Enshi II was a disciple of Kingor˘ Kosan II who was a disciple of Danjűr˘ Enshi I who was a friend of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IX. This explains this original Kabuki-related family name of Danjűr˘.
 Nakamura Kamon II died 81 days after his brother-in-law Nakamura Kan'emon III, who passed away the 21st of September 1989.
Nakamura Kamon II
The Nakamura Kamon line of actors
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