Date of birth unknown. Son of Nakayama Yoshio I, he started his career in Ôsaka in the 11th lunar month of 1809,
performing as a koyaku under the name of Nakayama Yoshinosuke.
He took the name of Nakayama Yoshio II in the 2nd lunar month of 1818, after the death of his father.
The actors Nakayama Nanshi II and Nakayama Yoshio II respectively took the names of
Nakayama Yoshio III and Nakayama Ittoku III
in the 1st lunar month of 1838 in Ôsaka at the Kado no Shibai,
playing together in the new year drama "Keisei Sato no Funauta".
Nakayama Ittoku III was just like his father an onnagata actor, but never achieved significant fame as his father did.
He spent most of his career from the end of the 1830s in Kamigata koshibai.
He most likely died in 1862.