|Kataoka Nizaemon I
|The founder of the line Kataoka Nizaemon I held this name from the 1st lunar month of 1688 to the 11th lunar month of 1715.
|Kataoka Nizaemon II
Kataoka Nizaemon II | Kataoka Ch˘dayű I | Kataoka Sanpei
Dates of birth and death unknown. He was the son of Kataoka Nizaemon I and his first stage name was Kataoka Sanpei. He received the name of Kataoka Ch˘dayű I and became katakiyaku in the 11th lunar month of 1713. He took the name of Kataoka Nizaemon II in the 11th lunar month of 1716 in ďsaka and became zamoto in the same city in the 1st lunar month of 1717, producing a kaomise program (unknown title) along with Azuma Sanpachi. His last recorded performance was in the 2nd lunar month of 1717 in ďsaka, where he played the jitsuaku role of the yakko Jinnai in the drama "Tori Busshi Kogane no Niwatori". He most likely died in 1717.
Kataoka Nizaemon II (right)
|Kataoka Nizaemon III
Fujikawa Shigeemon | Fujikawa Hanzabur˘ I
Dates of birth and death unknown. He started his career as a disciple of Fujikawa Buzaemon I and received the name of Fujikawa Hanzabur˘ I. He took the name of Fujikawa Shigeemon in Ky˘to in 1689. He settled in ďsaka in 1693 and achieved a great success in Chikamatsu Monzaemon's drama "Butsumo Mayasan Kaich˘", which was produced by Iwai Hanshir˘ I. He appeared on stage for the last time in the 2nd lunar month of 1700, playing in ďsaka (third district of Horiegawa) in the drama "Keisei Mugen no Kane", which was produced by Otowa Jirosabur˘ I. He either died or retired after this performance. This tachiyaku actor, who was the brother-in-law of Kataoka Nizaemon I, posthumously received the name of Kataoka Nizaemon III. He was the father of Fujikawa Sanpachi, the grandfather of Fujikawa Sango, the adoptive father of Kataoka Nizaemon IV and the master of both Sanogawa Mangiku and Sanogawa Hanazuma I.
|Kataoka Nizaemon IV
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon IV held this name from the end of 1746 to 1758.
|Kataoka Nizaemon V
|Kataoka Nizaemon VI
|Kataoka Nizaemon VII
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon VII held this name from 1787 to the 3rd lunar month of 1837.
|Kataoka Nizaemon VIII
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon VIII held this name from the 1st lunar month of 1857 to Fall 1862.
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon VIII (right)
playing the role of Tamiya Iemon in Tsuruya Nanboku IV's masterpiece "T˘kaid˘ Yotsuya Kaidan", which
was staged in the 7th lunar month of 1861 at the Nakamuraza
|Kataoka Nizaemon IX
|Kataoka Nizaemon X
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon X held this name from January 1895 to April 1895.
|Kataoka Nizaemon XI
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon XI held this name from January 1907 to October 1934.
|Kataoka Nizaemon XII
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon XII held this name from January 1936 to March 1946.
|Kataoka Nizaemon XIII
The actor Kataoka Nizaemon XIII held this name from March 1951 to March 1994.
|Kataoka Nizaemon XIV
|Kataoka Nizaemon XV
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