approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Richard's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Richard Widmark comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Richard Widmark - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Richard Widmark" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Richard a little better. This page describes the disguise Widmark wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Richard Widmark meets life head on and throws himself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. He is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all his dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Richard projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. He often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Widmark is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. He likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Richard Widmark may feel that he does not fit into groups very well and that he does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. He likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Widmark is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. He tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in his outlook, which enables Richard to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Richard Widmark feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that he will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Widmark's forte. However, he never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Richard Widmark it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
He is scornful of what he sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Richard Widmark is not a follower. Others see Richard as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Widmark presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see his vulnerable or insecure side.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Richard's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Richard Widmark also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Widmark needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Widmark projects a feeling of broad-mindedness, generosity, and beneficence, a sense that he is someone others should listen to and treat with respect. Because Richard Widmark generally makes such a favorable impression on people, many doors are open to him, and it may seem that he Richard somehow luckier than other people. Mostly this is due to the confidence that Richard Widmark emanates.
Richard Widmark tends to be somewhat insecure in his relationships with other people and he strives for safety and security in his life. Acquiring possessions and property is important to Richard, and he has a strong desire to make a distinguished impression on others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Trine Asc.
Jupiter Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn