Sammy Davis Jr.
In addition to being a self-reliant go-getter (as described on the previous page), he is also a philosopher and entrepreneur with big ideas and grand dreams. Sammy Davis Jr. believes in absolute honesty and truthfulness, even when it hurts someone! At times Davis Jr. can be evangelical or preachy in his enthusiasm to share his convictions with others. He is quite a fireball, and whether it is a set of beliefs or a favorite football team, Davis Jr. tends to be downright religious about it!
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 Sammy Davis 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. Sammy Davis 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. Davis Jr. 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. Sammy Davis Jr. has a great deal of faith and trust in life and failures do not crush his spirit. Davis Jr. always bounces back from disappointments, often with another bright dream or scheme. Sammy Davis Jr. has a sporting, playful attitude toward life and he is philosophical about his mistakes. Sammy 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.
Davis Jr. 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, Sammy's insensitivity and lack of understanding regarding others' feelings is probably one of his worst faults.
Sammy Davis 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 Davis Jr..
Sammy Davis Jr. craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable, or taboo. He may hide his interests or inclinations, except from those who know Sammy very intimately. Sammy Davis Jr. is rarely content with himself and his life, and he has an inner urge to be continually going farther or deeper than him ever have before. Sammy has also a strong interest in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Sammy Davis 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. Sammy Davis Jr. has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Sammy Davis Jr. often feels that he is at cross purposes with himself, for his conscious intentions and desires conflict with his subconscious emotional needs and drives. He is torn in two different directions. Sammy has difficulty satisfying both his need to be an individual and his need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. Moreover, Sammy sends out mixed messages so people do not always know how to respond to him or what Sammy really wants, thereby creating confusion or conflict in close relationships.
He is apt to be a fanatic in some way, and cannot go halfway in anything he does. His extremism may seem (and actually be) obsessive and somewhat blind. That is, Sammy Davis Jr. does not always consciously understand why he feels as driven or intense about a given course of action as he does. There is a strong element of fate or inevitability in Davis Jr.'s life. A significant death or loss in his close relationships is apt to profoundly influence Sammy Davis Jr. and shape important decisions in his life, and he may consciously seek out intense, life-or-death experiences as well.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Square Moon
Sun Quincunx Pluto