Yorozuya Kinnosuke

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Yorozuya Kinnosuke
萬屋錦之介
Kinnosuke Nakamura I as Kikumaru in Fuefuki Doji cropped.jpg
Kinnosuke as Kikumaru in Fuefuki Dōji
Born
Kin'ichi Ogawa [1]
(小川 錦一)

(1932-11-20)November 20, 1932
Tokyo, Japan
DiedMarch 10, 1997(1997-03-10) (aged 64)
Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
Other namesNakamura Kinnosuke
Occupation Kabuki actor
Spouse(s) Ineko Arima (1961-1965)
Keiko Awaji (1966-1987)
Nishiki Kō (1990-1997)

Yorozuya Kinnosuke (萬屋錦之介) (November 20, 1932 – March 10, 1997) was a Japanese kabuki actor. Born Kin'ichi Ogawa (小川 錦一, Ogawa Kin'ichi), [1] son of kabuki actor Nakamura Tokizō III, he entered kabuki and became the first in the kabuki tradition to take the name Nakamura Kinnosuke. He took on his guild name ( yagō ) Yorozuya as his surname in 1971.

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In addition to his kabuki activity, Kinnosuke had an extensive film career. A specialist in jidaigeki , Kinnosuke appeared in more than 140 films. These include a 1957 Mito Kōmon and a 1961 appearance as the title character in the Toei Company's Miyamoto Musashi series (a role he reprised in 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1965, and again in 1971). A versatile actor, he has played as many as seven characters in a single film. In various productions of Chūshingura , he also portrayed Oyamada Shōzaemon (1956), Asano Naganori (1959), Wakisaka Awaji no Kami (1961), and Ōishi Yoshio (1978). Other appearances include Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1957, 1958, 1962), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1958), Oda Nobunaga (1965), Takeda Shingen (1969), Sakamoto Ryōma (1970), Matsudaira Katamori (1980), and Oda Yūrakusai (1989).

Kinnosuke portrayed Yagyū Munenori multiple times, first on television as the star of the year-long 1971 NHK Taiga drama Haru no Sakamichi, then on the Big Screen in the 1978 film Shogun's Samurai . His next appearance as Munenori was in a 13 episode TV production entitled Yagyū Shinkage-ryū which aired in 1982. His final appearance as Munenori was in 4 of 5 Yagyu Bugeicho TV movies that aired between 1990 and 1992. From 1973 to 1976, he played Ogami Ittō, the Lone Wolf in the NTV series Kozure Ōkami based on the manga Lone Wolf and Cub . A late-career role was Yamana Sōzen in the Taiga drama Hana no Ran.

Kinnosuke's younger brother Nakamura Katsuo and nephew Nakamura Shidō II are currently active in kabuki, television, and film.

Filmography

Film

  • Shinshokoku monogatari (1954, part 1, 2)
  • Satomi Hakken-den (1954, part 1-5)
  • Mangetsu tanuki-bayashi (1954) - Mametaro / Gen'nosuke
  • Shinshokoku monogatari, benikujaku dai-ippen (1954)
  • Shinsengumi Oni Taicho (1954)
  • Seizoroi Kenka Wakashu (1955) - Benten Kozo Kikunosuke
  • Shinshokoku monogatari benikujaku (1955, part 2-4)
  • Sezuroi kenkawa kashu (1955)
  • Shinshokoku monogatari benikujaku kanketsu-hen (1955)
  • Seishun kôro: Umi no wakôdo (1955) - Eiichirô Yamazato
  • Beni kujaku (1955)
  • Minamoto Yoshitsune (1955)
  • Shishi maru ippei (1955)
  • Akô rôshi - Ten no maki; Chi no maki (1956) - Shôzaemon Oyamada
  • Kaidan Chidori ga fuchi (1956) - Minosuke
  • Shinshokoku monogatari (1957, part 1-3)
  • Daibosatsu tōge (1957) - Uzuki Hyoma
  • Mito kômon (1957)
  • Yurei-sen (1957, part 1, 2) - Jirômaru
  • Ninkyō Shimizu-minato (1957) - Mori no Ishimatsu
  • Genji Kurô Sassôki (1957-1958, part 1, 2) - Genji Kurô
  • Edo no meibutsuotoko (1958, part 1) - Isshin Tasuke
  • Kaze to onna to tabigarasu (1958) - Ginji
  • Daibosatsu tōge - Dai ni bu (1958)
  • Onmitsu Shichishoki (1958)
  • Isshin Tasuke - Tenka no ichidaiji (1958) - Isshin Tasuke / Tokugawa Iemitsu
  • Shimizu Minato no meibutso otoko: Enshūmori no Ishimatsu (1958)
  • Obuzo tengu (1958)
  • Ninkyo Tokaido (1958) - Onikichi
  • Ken wa shitte ita (1958)
  • Asama no abarenbo (1958)
  • Doku-ganryu Masamune (1959) - Date Masamune
  • Binan-jo (1959)
  • Daibosatsu tōge - Kanketsu-hen (1959)
  • Fuunji Oda Nobunaga (1959)
  • Tenka no fuku-shogun (1959)
  • Doto no taiketsu (1959)
  • Naniwa no koi no monogatari (1959) - Chubei Kameya
  • Isshin Tasuke (1959)
  • Torimono dochu (1959)
  • Abarenbo kyodai (1960)
  • Shinran (1960) - Shinran
  • Tôei All Star Eiga: Mito Kômon (1960)
  • Zoku shinran (1960)
  • Mori no Ishimatsu (1960)
  • Tokai no kaoyaku (1960) - Jirocho
  • Yatarō gasa (1960) - Yataro
  • Tonosama (1960) - Yaji kita
  • Mori no Ishimatsu (1960)
  • Iyemitsu to Hikoza to isshin yasuke (1961)
  • Eddoko bugyo tenka o kiru otoko (1961)
  • Akō Rōshi (1961) - Wakisaka
  • Miyamoto Musashi (1961) - Miyamoto Musashi (Takezo)
  • Hangyakuji (1961) - Tokugawa Nobuyasu
  • Eddoko hanseiki (1961)
  • Wakaki ni ho Jirocho: Tokaido no tsumujikaze (1962)
  • Mabuta no haha (1962) - Banba no Chutaro
  • Chiisakobe (1962) - Shigetsugu
  • Miyamoto Musashi: Hannyazaka no ketto (1962) - Miyamoto Musashi (Takezo)
  • Sen-hime to Hideyori (1962) - Toyotomi Hideyori
  • Jirochō to kotengu: nagurikomi kōshūji (1962)
  • Genji Kurō sassōki: Hiken ageha no chō (1962)
  • Otoko ippiki dochuki (1963)
  • Bushido, Samurai Saga (1963) - Jirozaemon / Iikura / Sajiemon / Kyutaro / Shuzo / Shingo / Osamu / Susumu
  • Miyamoto Musashi: Nitoryu kaigen (1963) - Miyamoto Musashi (Takezo)
  • Seki no yatappe (1963)
  • Fuji dōzan-koku monogatari (1963)
  • Brave Records of the Sanada Clan (1964) - Sasuke
  • Miyamoto Musashi: Ichijoji no ketto (1964) - Miyamoto Musashi (Takezo)
  • Samé (1964) - Same
  • Nihon kyôkaku-den (1964) - Seiji
  • Adauchi (1964) - Shinpachi Ezaki
  • Shark (1964)
  • Tokugawa Ieyasu (1965) - Oda Nobunaga
  • Hiya-meshi to Osan to Chan (1965) - Daishiro Shibayama (episode1) / Santa (episode 2) / Jyukichi (episode 3)
  • Matatabi san ning yakuza (1965) - Kaze-no-Kyutaro
  • Miyamoto Musashi: Ganryū-jima no kettō (1965) - Miyamoto Musashi (Takezo)
  • Hana to ryu (1965)
  • Kutsukake Tokijiro (1966) - yukyo ippiki
  • Tange Sazen: Hien iaigiri (1966) - Samanosuke / Tange Sazen
  • Hana To Ryu: Do Kâiwan No Kêtto (1966)
  • Gion Matsuri (1968) - Shinkichi [2]
  • Samurai Banners (1969) - Takeda Shingen
  • Goyokin (1969) - Samon Fujimaki
  • Shirikurae Magoichi (1969) - Magoichi Saika
  • Portrait of Hell (1969) - Lord Horikawa
  • Shinsengumi (1969) - Fujita Arima
  • Bakumatsu (1970) - Ryoma Sakamoto
  • Machibuse (1970) - Heima Ibuki
  • Tenka no Abarembō (1970) - Yataro Iwasaki
  • Shokon ichidai tenka no abarenbo (1970)
  • Shinken shobu (1971) - Musashi Miyamoto
  • Akatsuki no chôsen (1971)
  • Shogun's Samurai (1978) - Yagyū Munenori
  • Ogin-sama (1978)
  • The Fall of Ako Castle (1978) - Kuranosuke Ohishi
  • Nichiren (1979) - Nichiren
  • Sanada Yukimura no Bōryaku (1979) - Tokugawa Ieyasu
  • Renegade ninjas (1979)
  • Tokugawa ichizoku no houkai (1980) - Matsudaira Katamori (Lord of Aizu)
  • Shikake-nin Baian (1981) - Baian Fujieda [3]
  • Seishun no mon: Jiritsu hen (1982) - Eiji Niki [4]
  • Kita kara minami nishi kara higashi (1983) - Ittô Ogami
  • Tori ni tsubasa kemono ni kiba (1984) - Ogami Itto
  • Fugitive Samurai (1984) - Ogami Itto
  • Saigo no Bakuto (1985) - Harunobu Kiyoshima [5]
  • Kozure Ôkami: osanago no me (1985) - Ittô Ogami
  • Death of a Tea Master (1989) - Urakusai Oda
  • Minamoto Yoshitsune (TBA)
  • Jishi maru ippei (TBA)

Television

Producer

Awards and nominations

Notes and references

  1. 1 2 While the stage names of all kabuki actors have retained traditional order (Surname-Givenname) on Wikipedia, birth names of those born after the Meiji Restoration are in Western order (Givenname-Surname).
  2. "祇園祭". Movie Walker. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. "仕掛人梅安". Movie Walker. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. "青春の門 自立篇(1982)". Movie Walker. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. "最後の博徒". Movie Walker. Retrieved May 27, 2020.

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