|KATAOKA ROEN VI|
Real name: Kataoka Daisuke
Line number: ROKUDAIME (VI)
Existence: 15 November 1926 ~ 25 December 2011
Great-great-grandfather: Nakamura Karoku I
Great-grandfather: Kataoka Nizaemon VIII
Grand-father: Kataoka Nizaemon X
Father: Kataoka Nizaemon XII
June 1934: he made his first appearance on stage at the Kabukiza, performing under his real name.
16 March 1946: his father Kataoka Nizaemon XII was assassinated by a robber in his T˘ky˘ home.
January 1954: revival at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ of the Nagauta-based dance "Taimen Hana no Harukoma", which was entitled "Ataru Toshi Iwau Harukoma"; Daisuke played the role of Yawata no Sabur˘ [casting].
October 1959: Kataoka Daisuke took the name of Kataoka Roen VI at the Kabukiza, playing the roles of Onaka's brother Tokunosuke, the Enryakuji priest Chien/Ishida Mitsunari and the henchman K˘jir˘ in "Kurotegumi Kuruwa no Tatehiki", "Sessh˘ Kanpaku" and "Kanpei no Shi".
March 2001: Roen played at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ the role of Ono no Kudayű in the drama "Kanadehon Chűshingura", which was staged by the Onoe Kikugor˘ Gekidan to commemorate the 12th anniversary (13th memorial service) and the 6th anniversary (7th memorial service) of the deaths of late Onoe Sh˘roku II and Onoe Baik˘ VII.
25 December 2011: Roen died of a myocardial infarction in T˘ky˘.
The mon of Kataoka Roen VI
The Kataoka Roen line of actors
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