Harry Dean Stanton
Though Harry Dean Stanton seems powerful and intense in a quiet sort of way (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is really quite soft, sentimental and vulnerable inside.
Harry has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Stanton to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Stanton tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Harry likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Harry Dean Stanton has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Harry Dean Stanton than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Harry Dean Stanton takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Harry Dean Stanton feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Harry Dean Stanton needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Harry Dean Stanton becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Harry Dean Stanton functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Stanton often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Harry Dean Stanton also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Stanton's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
Stanton is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Harry Dean Stanton is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Harry Dean Stanton often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
While Harry Dean Stanton does have a strong drive, he frequently holds himself back. One of his challenges lies in learning to endure frustration and to patiently overcome the obstacles in his life (or his own internal caution and resistance!).
Realistic and practical, Harry Dean Stanton 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 Stanton possesses self-discipline, concentration and perseverance. Harry Dean Stanton also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious about fulfilling his obligations. Stanton often does things because he feels it is expected of him.
Harry Dean Stanton has a pleasant and dreamy disposition with considerable romantic imagination. Harry has a strong longing for love, but he does not see others very clearly and may experience many disappointments in his emotional relationships.
Harry Dean Stanton 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.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 9th house
Sun Square Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Saturn
Sun Trine Saturn
Sun Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Sun Opposition Uranus/Asc.