Born in T˘ky˘ in the district of Akasaka the 20th of November 1932. Fourth son of Nakamura Tokiz˘ III,
and brother of Nakamura Tokiz˘ IV, Nakamura Shid˘ I, Nakamura Kash˘ II and Nakamura Kazuo.
He made his debut on stage (hatsu butai) at the Kabukiza in November 1936, where he received the name of Nakamura Kinnosuke I
and performed in the dance "Itsukushima Maneku Hi˘gi". He entered the movie world in 1954 and became a great jidaigeki actor, appearing in more than 140 films.
He took on his guild name Yorozuya as his surname in 1971 and made his last Kabuki stage appearance in June 1994, at the Kabukiza,
where he played the role of Banzui Ch˘bŕ in the drama "Kiwametsuki Banzui Ch˘bŕ", which celebrated the 32nd anniversary (33rd memorial service) of the passing away of Nakamura Tokiz˘ IV and the hatsu butai of Nakamura Baishi.
He died the 10th of March 1997.
The list of Yorozuya Kinnosuke's movies (in Japanese)
Yorozuya Kinnosuke in Wikipedia