Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I

The actor Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I held this name from the 11th lunar month of 1709 to the 3rd lunar month of 1725.

Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ I playing the role of Harada Imajir˘ in the new year drama "Matsu Kazari Kamakura Biraki", which was staged in the 1st lunar month of 1724 at the Nakamuraza

Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ II
Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ II  In Japanese | Sanj˘ Kametar˘  In Japanese

Dates of birth and death unknown. He started his career as a disciple of Sanj˘ Kantar˘ II and his first stage name was Sanj˘ Kametar˘. He made his debut in 1745 at the Moritaza where he performed as an iroko. He became wakaonnagata in 1754. He switched to tachiyaku and took the name of Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ II in the 11th lunar month of 1767 at the Moritaza, playing the roles of Yoritomo and Morinaga in the kaomise drama "Sanada no Yoichi Banjaku no Iezuto". He played at the Nakamuraza the role of Nitta Yoshihisa and Nagasaki Jir˘ in the kaomise drama "ďyoroi Ebid˘ Shinozuka". This was most likely his last appearance on stage. No record afterwards. His ranking in the 1773 Edo hy˘banki, tachiyaku section, was two white strokes above j˘-j˘ [visual]. He was said to be good in wagoto, jitsugoto and ky˘kaku roles.

Mimasuya Sukejűr˘ II in a print made by Ippitsusai Bunch˘

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