ICHIKAWA UNOSUKE
   
THREE GENERATIONS
Ichikawa Unosuke I
 

The actor Ichikawa Udanji II held the name of Ichikawa Unosuke I from January 1902 to December 1909.

Ichikawa Unosuke II
Ichikawa Unosuke II  In Japanese | Ichikawa Tatsuo  In Japanese
 

Born the 2nd of February 1919. Great-grandson of Ichikawa Kodanji IV, grandson of Ichikawa Sai'nyű I and son of Ichikawa Udanji II, he made his debut on stage in February 1928 in ďsaka at the Nakaza and his first stage name was Ichikawa Tatsuo (his honmy˘). He took the name of Ichikawa Unosuke II in January 1937 at the Nakaza. He stopped acting at the beginning of the 1940s. No record in ˘shibai after the end of WWII. He was the father of Ichikawa Sai'nyű II.

Yag˘ Honmy˘
Takashimaya Ichikawa Tatsuo
Ichikawa Unosuke III
 

The actor Ichikawa Sai'nyű II held the name of Ichikawa Unosuke III from October 1955 to June 2017.

Ichikawa Unosuke III
Courtesy of DANGO JIR█ HYPER
This image was part of an amazing 2010 web project, which was entitled Kabuki Bijin Tokei (The Kabuki Beautiful People Clock), a special countdown with original pictures of Kabuki actors, one picture per day up to the closing of the Kabukiza (video on youtube)
Ichikawa Unosuke III was Number 15 in this countdown (online the 16th of April 2010, 15 days to go before the closing of T˘ky˘'s most famous theater)

 
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