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Actor: Ichikawa Omezō I (初代市川男女蔵)

Alternate names:
Kaigan (poetry name - 海丸)
Shinsha (poetry name - 新車)
Ichikawa Bennosuke (市川弁之助)
Ichikawa Benzō II (二代目市川弁蔵)

Lifetime: 1781 - 1833

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Biography:

This actor held this name from 11/1789 to 6/1824.

Ichikawa Omezō I was a talented tachiyaku actor of the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries. He was particularly appreciated by the Edo audience in aragotoshi and jitsugotoshi roles. He became a great jitsuaku in his latter years.