|ICHIKAWA UDANJI II|
Real names: Ichikawa Unosuke/It˘ Unosuke
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Poetry name: Kash˘
Existence: 30 January 1881 ~ 16 October 1936
Grandfather: Ichikawa Kodanji IV
Father: Ichikawa Sai'nyű I
Son: Ichikawa Unosuke II
Grandson: Ichikawa Sai'nyű II
Disciple: Ichikawa Tsurunoj˘
30 January 1881: born in ďsaka in the district of Kasaya-ch˘.
November 1886: he starts his career as a child actor; his first stage name is It˘ Unosuke.
January 1902: It˘ Unosuke takes the name of Ichikawa Unosuke I (his real name).
April 1936: Udanji appears on stage for the last time, playing at the Nakaza the role of Sakanaya S˘ji in the drama "Higo no Komageta"; his main stage partners are Band˘ Jusabur˘ III and Nakamura Kaisha.
Fall 1936: Udanji falls ill.
16 October 1936: Udanji dies.
Ichikawa Udanji II was a Kamigata actor, who followed in the footsteps of his father, excelling in hayagawari and keren, like the koi tsukami scene, the chűnori in a wicker basket for the robber Ishikawa Goemon, or the stage tricks of "Yotsuya Kaidan", "H˘kaib˘" or "Kohata Koheiji". He was also a talented dancer, especially in spectacular dances like "Ayatsuri Sanbas˘".
Ichikawa Udanji II
The Ichikawa Unosuke line of actors
The Ichikawa Udanji line of actors
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