The Role of the Least Aspected Planet in Astrocartography.
Planetary Symbolism in Astrocartography and Transcendental Astrology,
by Rob Couteau.
Sun = 042
Uranus = 100
Mercury = 101
Jupiter = 112
Pluto = 120
Venus = 220
Neptune = 221
Moon = 400
[Least aspected Sun] [Uranus]
Jimmy was completely unprepared for success and its by-product–fame. Fame, of course, was exactly what he wanted; considering all the photographs he had taken of himself, he had always acted like he already was world famous, but now he truly was.... At parties, people would follow him from room to room.… The attention he received was overwhelming …
–Joe Hyams, with Jay Hyams, from Little Boy Lost.
James Dean was unquestionably the first star of the pop culture.
–Dean biographer David Dalton.1
Film star James Byron Dean studied acting at UCLA and later achieved success in Hollywood under his Primary Sun line: the planet ruling “dramatic talent” and the “celebrity spotlight.” As we can see in his astrocartography, Primary Sun runs over Hollywood in a vertical, midnight position.
Dean’s Secondary Transcendental, Uranus, which runs vertically along the northeast coast of the United States (in a vertical, midnight position), describes another location of significance: in 1952, he moved to New York and studied in Lee Strasberg’s school of Method Acting. He later received a part in the Broadway play, See the Jaguar (1952).
Dean is most remembered for his portrayal of a “rebellious” (Secondary Uranus) son in East of Eden (1955) and, in Rebel Without A Cause (1955), of a “restless character / absorbed in a heroic quest for self-identity” (Secondary Uranus / Primary Sun). The roles paralleled his personal quest to come to terms with his “unique / self-expression and -identity” (Secondary Uranus / Primary Sun).
Rebel resulted in Dean’s elevation to a “celebrity of nearly mythic proportions” (Primary Sun). His premature death further elevated his “cult hero” (Uranus / Sun) status, transforming him into an enduring symbol of youthful “rebellion / and individualism” (Uranus / Sun).2
1. Oral interview, from a televised Dean documentary.
2. Cambridge Biographical Dictionary, p. 397.
Revised & updated: 5 August 2005
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