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Leo the Star



by The Astrologer's Daughter August 03, 2010 08:34 PM EST
"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."
- Howard Thurman

As I was flipping through the channels this morning, I caught E!'s 50 Cutest Child Stars. Number 22, Leonard DiCaprio caught my attention and is all the more interesting because he made it out of the death knell that sometimes spells child stardom. And yes, he was/is so cute! He got his start as the homeless kid the Seavers takes in on in Growing Pains (move over Blind Side) and during interviews back in that day he admitted to loving the attention and also fairly confident that acting was something he'd go far with. Can you blame him?


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Well his voice is huskier now and he seems to hold things a little closer to his vest, portraying the worldly triple-Oscar winning celebrity that he is. It must seem a world away when he was on the cover of Tiger Beat (yeah baby!), or even spawned "Leomania." There's even a defined moment, according to Wikipedia, when he went from "star" to "superstar." It was after Titanic of course, when he became the most searched celebrity online as well as labeled by the network that brought me cute child stars, "the most gorgeous celebrity on the planet."

What's underneath that penetrating cool? Anything but. His Sun/Mars conjunct in the 2nd house make his appetite for emotional demonstration an integral part of his aliveness. His life force (Sun) is fed by boldly confronting his desires and standing up for his beliefs (Mars in Scorpio). His ascendant is in lovely Libra, suggesting a steady diet of beauty, balance and measured relationship, which may belie the more brass-knuckled approach of his passionate and instinctual Sun/Mars combo in heavy hitter Scorpio. In one-on-one interactions (Ascendant) what we might experience him as someone who dawns on us as socially sophisticated, charming, even cerebral (as Libra is an air sign). The Scorpio signature is there again however with Pluto in the first house as well as the Moon, punctuating his persona with artistic power (Pluto in Libra), lending charisma (Pluto) and that lunar luminescence with adds a tender transparency to the intensity of that more guarded Scorpionic flavor.

What we see from afar is described by the 10th house -- so that "Leomania" has something to do with Saturn in Cancer. Saturn in your house of career may suggest that your career ages well or takes time to come to fruition. Once in place however, no other placement will dig its heel into its rightful throne in the public eye. Also, this placement suggests that he would emanate a certain "elder" quality, even aloof or distant ... mysterious... (can you hear the tiger beat?) Though only is his early twenties at the time he shot Titanic, he emanates a quality of wisdom, someone having experienced more than perhaps his biological age would allow. A certain streetwise quality that he easily wears on top of that jovial spirit of Jack Dawson. It makes me think of his role in the current hit Inception, where his heart is burdened by the years he has endured far past any average life span and the secret he struggles to keep from his wife. Saturn (planet of limitations, fears, patience) in emotionally loyal and sensitive Cancer reminds me of the story of the Albatross in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." Perhaps his response to carrying some sort of emotional burden is rising to the heights of his career. To him, it is a responsibility. Like the ancient mariner, he is somehow driven to wander the earth telling his story in one form or another. In his case, doesn't sound like a bad gig.
 
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