|KATAOKA HIDETARÔ II|
Kataoka Hidetarô II
Real name: Kataoka Yoshihito
Line number: NIDAIME (II)
Birthday: 13 September 1941
Father: Kataoka Nizaemon XIII
Adopted son: Kataoka Ainosuke VI
May 1973: revival at the National Theatre of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Horikawa Nami no Tsuzumi" to commemorate the 249th anniversary (250th memorial service) of the playwright; Hidetarô plays the role of Ofuji [casting].
24 March 1999: Hidetarô is tied up and robbed by three people who break into his home in Suita, Ôsaka Prefecture. The three men threaten the 57-year-old actor with a knife and rob him of about 300,000 JPY. Hidetarô is fortunately uninjured.
October 2014: the October Grand Kabuki at the Kabukiza commemorates the 26th anniversary (27th memorial service) and the 2nd anniversary (3rd memorial service) of late Nakamura Kanzaburô XVII and late Nakamura Kanzaburô XVIII [more details].
The mon of Kataoka Hidetarô II
The Kataoka Hidetarô line of actors
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