Yorozuya Kinnosuke

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Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Mar 10, 1997 (64)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Mar 10, 1997 (64)

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Japanese actor who appeared in more than 100 films and became known for his Kabuki acting style. He won a Japanese Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996.

Before Fame

The son of Kabuki actor Nakamura Tokizō III, he became the first in the Kabuki tradition to take the name of Nakamura Kinnosuke. He changed his name to Yorozuya in 1971.

Trivia

In 1998, he received a Mainichi Film Concours Special Jury Award.

Family Life

He was married three times. His younger brother, Nakamura Katsuo, also became a Kabuki actor.

Associated With

He and Ichikawa Utaemon both became known as specialists in Jidaigeki.

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