Yoshizawa Ayame

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Yoshizawa Ayame (吉沢菖蒲) is a stage name taken on by a series of Kabuki actors in Japan. Founded by one of the most famous onnagata (specialists in female roles) of all time, three of the four actors to succeed him were his direct relatives.



  1. ^ Note: the dates given here do not represent the birth/death dates of the actor; rather, they indicate the period during which the actor held the name Ayame. In the case of the first Ayame, this represents nearly his entire career.