Nakamura Jakuemon I

The actor Nakamura Jakuemon I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1851 to the 8th lunar month of 1871.

Nakamura Jakuemon I playing the role of Oiyariko Denbei in a print made by Utagawa Toyokuni III (1862~1863)

Nakamura Jakuemon II

The actor Nakamura Jakuemon II held this name from Mars 1875 to July 1895.

Nakamura Jakuemon II playing the role of Ijima Hideyuki in the drama "Seinan Yume Monogatari", which was staged in March 1878 at the Ebisuza (print made by Nakai Yoshitaki)

Nakamura Jakuemon III

The actor Nakamura Jakuemon III held this name from October 1918 to November 1927.

Nakamura Jakuemon III playing the role of Princess Yuki in the drama "Kinkakuji", which was staged in March 1926 at the Nakaza

Nakamura Jakuemon IV

The actor Nakamura Jakuemon IV held this name from September 1964 to February 2012.

Nakamura Jakuemon IV playing the role of Masaoka in the drama "Meiboku Sendai Hagi" (print courtesy of Paul Binnie - all rights reserved)

Nakamura Jakuemon V

The actor Nakamura Jakuemon V is the current holder of the name since March 2016.

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