Sawamura Tanosuke I

The actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III held the name of Sawamura Tanosuke I from the 11th lunar month of 1759 to the 10th lunar month of 1770.

The actor Sawamura Tanosuke I in a print made in 1770 by Katsukawa Shunshô for the Ehon Butai Ôgi series of prints

Sawamura Tanosuke II

The actor Sawamura Tanosuke II held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1801 to the 1st lunar month of 1817.

Sawamura Tanosuke II playing the role of Oginoya Yaegiri in the drama "Komochi Yamanba", which was staged in the 4th lunar month of 1812 at the Ichimuraza (print made by Utagawa Toyokuni I)

Sawamura Tanosuke III

The actor Sawamura Tanosuke III held this name from the 1st lunar month of 1859 to July 1878.

Sawamura Tanosuke III in a print made by Toyohara Kunichika in the 11th lunar month of 1864

Sawamura Tanosuke IV

The actor Sawamura Tanosuke IV held this name from January 1881 to April 1899.

Sawamura Tanosuke IV playing a machi musume role in the drama "Kôzabiraki Fukushû Bidan", which was staged at the Nakamuraza in June 1886 (print made by Utagawa Kunimasa IV)

Sawamura Tanosuke V

The actor Sawamura Shozan III held the name of Sawamura Tanosuke V from January 1920 to March 1964.

Sawamura Tanosuke V playing the role of Kataoka Hachirô in the dance-drama "Funa Benkei", which was staged in June 1936 at the Meijiza

Sawamura Tanosuke VI

The actor Sawamura Tanosuke VI is the current holder of the name since April 1964.

Sawamura Tanosuke VI playing the role of Sakae Gozen in the drama "Meiboku Sendai Hagi"

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