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Shichinosuke Nakamura

Shichinosuke Nakamura

Shichinosuke Nakamura, one of the 21st Century's most promising young Kabuki Actors, is the second son of Kankuro Nakamura V and younger brother to Kantaro Nakamura II, both famed Kabuki performers.

He made his stage debut in Ori (Cage) as Kankichi in the 1986 festival scene. The following January, he attained a new name, Shichinosuke Nakamura II, and made his debut at Kabuki-za (Kabuki Theater in Tokyo), playing Momotaro in Kadonde Futari Momotaro. He has portrayed many roles on Kabuki stages in such productions as Odorizuru Setsugetsuka (Crane Dance), Renjishi (Lion Dance) and Yoshitsune Senbonzakura (Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees), and has performed in numerous international theaters. In 1994, he performed in the modern play Sukapan. He has also appeared in the NHK TV drama series Shingen Takeda, playing Shingen's eldest son, Taro, and Genroku Ryoran, as Chikara Oishi.

Nakamura graduated from high school in March, 2002. The Last Samurai marks his film debut.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Shichinosuke Nakamura Facts

Birth Name Takayuki Namino
OccupationActor
BirthdayMay 18, 1983 (34)
SignTaurus
BirthplaceJapan

Selected Filmography

Not available.