|KATAOKA ICHIZď V|
Real name: Kataoka Tar˘
Line number: GODAIME (V)
Poetry name: Gash˘
Existence: 10 February 1916 ~ 30 June 1991
Father: Kataoka Ichiz˘ IV
Disciple: Kataoka Ichimatsu
January 1922: he makes his first appearance on stage at Shintomiza where he receives the name of Kataoka Jűz˘ V.
23 December 1926: his father Kataoka Ichiz˘ IV dies.
1946: Ichiz˘ joins Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VII's troupe.
1949: Ichiz˘ becomes disciple of the actor Ichikawa Ebiz˘ IX.
January 1954: revival at the Shinbashi Enbuj˘ of the Nagauta-based dance "Taimen Hana no Harukoma", which is entitled "Ataru Toshi Iwau Harukoma"; Ichiz˘ plays the role of Kobayashi no Asahina [casting].
December 1954: premiere at the Meijiza of Kawaguchi Matsutar˘'s revision of Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Daiky˘ji Mukashi Goyomi", which is entitled "Osan Mohei"; Ichiz˘ plays the role of the bant˘ Sukeemon [casting].
August 1980: revival at the National Theatre of Namiki Sh˘z˘ I's drama "Yadonashi Danshichi Shigure no Karakasa"; Ichiz˘ plays the role of Takaichi Kazuemon [casting]; he receives a special prize from the National Theatre for his performance.
30 June 1991: Ichiz˘ dies in T˘ky˘.
Kataoka Ichiz˘ V's best roles: K˘mori Yasugor˘ ("Kirare Yosa"), Shund˘ Genba ("Terakoya"), Hirayama ("ďmi Genji Senjin Yakata"), Narita Gor˘ ("Shibaraku"), Kitamura Daizen ("K˘chiyama"), Hirayama no Mushadokoro ("Jinmon/Kumiuchi") and the countryside samurai ("Sukeroku").
He had the reputation to be really fond of Sake.
The Kataoka Jűz˘ line of actors
The Kataoka Ichiz˘ line of actors
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