Born in T˘ky˘ in the district of Asakusa the 1st of July 1918.
Son of Sawamura S˘nosuke I, he made his debut on stage
in April 1921 at the Imperial Theater, where he took the name
of Sawamura Keinosuke. His father died at the age of 38 the 8th of April 1924 and the young Keinosuke was quickly led to succeed to his father.
He took the name of Sawamura S˘nosuke II in October 1924 at the Imperial Theater,
performing in the drama "Genji Jűnidan". He became a movies and TV series actor in the 1950s.
He died the 3rd of November 1978.