Born the 16th of November 1901.
Disciple of Ichikawa Ensh˘ II, he received the name of Ichikawa Tsutamaru and started his career in March 1905 at the Meijiza,
where he performed in "Terakoya". Later, he became a disciple of Ichikawa Sh˘ch˘ II.
He became nadai and took the name of Ichikawa Enjaku II in September 1922 at the Meijiza,
where he played the roles of T˘zaemon's daughter Ohaya and the female kamiyui Omatsu in "Tsuri Tenj˘" and "Nazo no Obi Chotto Tokubŕ".
He appeared on stage for the last time in June 1966, in T˘ky˘ at the Kabukiza,
where he performed in the drama "Sushiya".
He died the 2nd of November 1967.
This supporting onnagata actor was said to be an expert on Kabuki with a humorous personality. He was loved and appreciated by all backstage.