drive and ambition
Vanessa Redgrave is extremely strong-willed and she pursues her goals and desires with passionate dedication and determination. She is capable of total concentration and tremendous discipline, and she is very difficult to influence or sway once her mind is made up. When Vanessa Redgrave wants something, Redgrave can be very one-sided and almost obsessed with it. She is very instinctive and does not always consciously know why she feels as strongly and deeply as she does.
She also tends to be secretive and unwilling to reveal her aims and intentions, and the intensity of her will and desire may not initially be apparent to others. However, Redgrave is very forceful in a quiet and subtle way. Vanessa Redgrave often manipulates or forces her will upon other people, without being overtly aggressive. She is not interested in confrontation but she is a formidable foe if she encounters opposition or aggression. Vanessa is courageous and has a rather primitive, raw side as well.
It is not easy for Vanessa Redgrave to show the world at large her angry or competitive side, but her family sees this side of her more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Redgrave and one or more of her relations is likely. Vanessa Redgrave likes to be the one in charge in her home and she puts a lot of energy into making it the way she wants it.
Vanessa Redgrave has a rather cocky, confident, we-can-do-it attitude which people in her environment pick up on quite readily. Inspiring, motivating, and encouraging others to go out and do their very best is one of Vanessa's innate gifts. Vanessa Redgrave has faith in the power of action and boldness, and enjoys imitating new programs and projects.
Her aspirations in life are apt to be quite unusual, extraordinary, or ahead of their time. Vanessa Redgrave is a nonconformist, insistent on doing things her own way, and she will follow a zigzag course to the fulfillment of her ambitions.
Rebelling against authority seems to be one aspect of her life's plan. Vanessa Redgrave simply cannot force herself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
Conflicts in her early childhood are apt to be played out in Vanessa's later professional life. Unresolved rivalry with a parent or sibling may result in antagonism toward superiors or competitors. If Vanessa Redgrave can work through some of these past events, she will have even more energy and drive to achieve positive goals.
Vanessa Redgrave really wants to leave her mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for her contributions, and she is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve her aims, though, Vanessa Redgrave will have to compromise and "give" more than she may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in her life, may arise. To accomplish her goals, Vanessa may have to put aside some of her self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Vanessa Redgrave may also be required at some point to make a break in order to stand on her own and fulfill her own destiny.
Redgrave may seem to have a magically easy road to success and public recognition. Doors open for Vanessa Redgrave and opportunities abound. She may have more offers than she can follow up on. Mostly this is due to a positive and generous attitude on her part. Vanessa's ambitions in life may have a spiritual component - based on a concern for social betterment or humanitarian ideals.
She is strongly attached to her home and family, and harmony in her surroundings and relationships is important to her. Having a good sense of team work, Vanessa Redgrave has a strong desire to feel complete oneness with people around her.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in 4th house
Mars Sextile Jupiter
MC Conjunct Uranus
Mars Opposition MC
Sun Square MC
Jupiter Trine MC
MC Opposition Moon/N. Node