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Kichiemon Nakamura II

Kichiemon Nakamura II


Nakamura Kichiemon II (born May 22, 1944 ) is a Japanese actor, kabuki performer and costume designer. Nakamura Kichiemon is a formal kabuki stage name. The actor's grandfather first appeared using the name in 1897; and Nakamura Kichiemon I continued to use this name until his death. Kichiemon I was the maternal grandfather of Kichiemon II. In the conservative Kabuki world, stage names are passed from father to son in formal system which converts the kabuki stage name into a mark of accomplishment.In choosing to be known by the same stage name as his grandfather, the living kabuki performer honors his family relationships and tradition. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nakamura Kichiemon II, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1944-05-22
  • Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan
  • Also Known As: 中村吉右衛門, 中村吉右衛門 (2代目), 中村万之助