Born in T˘ky˘ the 1st of September 1900. Disciple of the koshibai actor Ichikawa Sukejűr˘,
he made his debut on stage in Fall 1910 in T˘ky˘ at the Kotobukiza, where he received the name of Ichikawa Sukeroku. He was
adopted by the ďsaka actor Nakamura Naritar˘ I in 1913, who gave him the name of Nakamura Tar˘ I.
He finally took the name of Nakamura Naritar˘ II in October 1921 at the Nakaza. Often on sick leave, he was nevertheless active in Kamigata
up to his death the 17th of November 1980. He was the father of Nakamura Tar˘ II.