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Ichikawa Ebijuro I

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An 1827 ukiyo-e print depicting Ichikawa Ebijûrô I, by Utagawa Kunihiro.
  • Born: 1777
  • Died: 1827/7/16
  • Other Names: 市川市蔵 (Ichikawa Ichizou)
  • Japanese: 市川鰕十郎 (Ichikawa Ebijuurou)

Ichikawa Ebijûrô I was an Edo period kabuki actor, the disciple of Ichikawa Danzô IV.

He made his debut in Osaka as Ichikawa Ichizô I during the Kansei era (1789-1801); he began appearing onstage in Edo in 1809, became a disciple of Ichikawa Danjûrô VII, and took the name Ebijûrô.

He specialized in villain roles, stage combat, and quick-changes.

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