Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
His initial wariness and caution (as described on the previous page) is balanced by his innate enthusiasm and optimism. Even though he is fiercely and emotionally intense, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. can also adopt a broader perspective of himself and his predicaments and laugh at himself in the process.
He is a gambler and an adventurer at heart, one who loves to take risks, to discover and explore new worlds, and to travel the untried path rather than the safe, reliable one. He is independent, freedom loving, and often very restless. He needs a lifestyle that provides opportunities for travel, movement, change, and meeting new people. A steady routine, which offers much in the way of security but little in the way of space and freedom, is odious to him.
To Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., life is a journey and an adventure that is endlessly interesting and rich with possibilities, and it may be difficult for him to decide where to focus his attention and efforts. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. probably traveled around and experimented with many different paths before he settled on a particular career. Or he may go from one project to the next, for once the challenge and vital interest is gone, he is very quick to move on. Commitment, discipline, focus and concentration are not his strong points. Fairbanks can be irresponsible and disinclined to take on the burdens and limitations of adult life.
An incurable optimist, he has big dreams, aspirations and hopes for the future and is usually engaged in pursuing a far-off goal. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. has a great deal of faith and trust in life and failures do not crush his spirit. Fairbanks always bounces back from disappointments, often with another bright dream or scheme. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. has a sporting, playful attitude toward life and he is philosophical about his mistakes. Douglas has the ability to sense future trends, to see the big picture, and he likes to theorize and speculate. However, he gets annoyed with all the details and practical requirements required to implement his theories.
Fairbanks expresses himself in a very open, direct and straightforward manner and is often blunt and tactless as well. Because he does not take himself too seriously, he may not realize how deeply his candid statements can wound more sensitive souls. In fact, though he may not realize it, Douglas' insensitivity and lack of understanding regarding others' feelings is probably one of his worst faults.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. enjoys being in close relationships but also needs freedom and he does not do well with a possessive, clinging, or emotionally demanding partner. He is quite generous, and heartily dislikes pettiness in others. Someone who shares his ideals, his sense of fun and his zest for life would be the right companion for Fairbanks.
Ownership gives Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Douglas also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Realistic and practical, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. sets goals for himself that are modest enough for him to actually achieve. He is able to tackle long, difficult projects and see them through, for Fairbanks possesses self-discipline, concentration and perseverance. Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious about fulfilling his obligations. Fairbanks often does things because he feels it is expected of him.
While he is realistic and conscientious (or overly conscientious), as described above, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. also has an otherworldly, dreamy, or mystically-inclined side, as described below.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. tends to be very impressionable and psychically open, and as a youngster, he could have been dominated in his relationships with more forceful personalities. Afraid of confrontation, Fairbanks may have become passive, identified himself as a helpless victim, or tried to gain his desires in underhanded ways.
Douglas' hypersensitivity to his environment is apt to be a challenge for him in other ways as well. Pollutants, ugliness, or dissonance in any form is apt to affect Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. more than most people.
His courage to face life seems to be a bit on the low side and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is prone to worry a lot. Fear of his own inadequacies could distort his perspective and deplete his strength to go on in the direction he has chosen.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. has a restless and somewhat nervous manner and he attracts attention through his initiative and originality. He is drawn to unusual friends and acquaintances, and because of his confidence may be regarded as a leader in his sphere.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. tends to impose his will upon others in a rather ruthless way, but on the other hand he may also be imposed upon by others. Douglas feels a constant need to fight for leadership and has a great desire to become a public figure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Trine Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Neptune
Sun Quincunx Neptune
Sun Opposition Saturn/MC
Sun Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
Sun Opposition Pluto/N. Node