Rex Harrison in his most classic cinematic role, as Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady 1964
Musical Theatre, Cinema Dramatist
a.k.a. Sir Reginald Carey Harrison MBE
a.k.a. Sexy Rexy
Earthbody-Exit 02-Jun-1990 (age 82)
musical dramatist of stage and screen * 1908-1990 * Rex Harrison
birth data from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rex_Harrison * tentatively rectified by BP Lama Jyotisha
charts, graphs and tables produced by Shri Jyoti Star * adapted by BP Lama
Bharani * Yamuna
For Bharani natives, the condition of sweetly musical, artistic, harmony-seeking, negotiating, balancing, arranging, designing, matching, pairing, sensually pleasuring akarshana-karaka Bright Bhrigu considerably affects the outcome.
Feminine figures such as sisters, aunts, and wives, along with partnerships, sensual pleasures, arrangements, valuation, pricing, equity, bargains, trades, treaties, trusts, adjustments, justice, finance, artistic beauty, treasuries, alignment, attunement, harmonies, and music, may be especially influential.
Guidance by instructors from the civilizations of Apis.
Bharani the Busy Bee.
QUOTATION from Shil-Ponde. (1939). Hindu Astrology Joytisha-Shastra . p 79
"A very vital character,
The morals of this man are not above reproach .
He will be distinguished in many cases by some slight physical defect
Events matched to
Vimshottari Dasha Timeline|
Budha Mahadasha * age birth until age 4.2 |
Thurs-05-Mar-1908 Earth-birth * Budha-Guru period
Ketu Mahadasha * age 4.2 until 11.2
Zukra Mahadasha * age 11.2 until 31.2
29-Jan-1934 child-1 * Zukra-Shani period * Shani gives effect of Chandra rules- 5th-from-Chandra
Surya Mahadasha * age 31.2 until 37.2
1942 Divorce-1 * Surya-Guru period * Guru rules 6th-from-7th
Chandra Mahadasha * age 37.2 until 47.2
05-July-1948 career-threatening scandal due to suicide of his extramarital amour Carole Landis who killed herself after spending the evening with Harrison * Chandra-Guru period * Guru rules 12-suicide
Mangala Mahadasha * age 47.21 until 54.2
1957 Divorce 2 * Mangala-Guru period * Guru rules 12
Sept-1959 dramatic actress Kay Kendall decease from leukemia * Mangala-Budha period * Budha rules 6 = 12th-from-7th dissolution of spouse
Rahu MahadashaRahu Mahadasha * age 54.2 until 72.2
1964 win Academy Award for the cinematic version of My Fair Lady * Rahu-Rahu swabhukti * Rahu in 11th-from-5th awards for drama1971 Divorce * Rahu-Budha period * Budha rules 6-divorce
1975 divorce * Rahu-Zukra period * Zukra rules 2-divorce when the replacement is known
17-Dec-1978 marriage-6 to dramatist Marcia Tinker * Rahu-Chandra * R-K gochara Kanya-Meena contact Meena-Chandraa
Guru MahadashaGuru Mahadasha * age 72.2 until decease age 82
26-Nov-1980 suicide of 4th wife Rachael Roberts, following Harrison's refusal to re-marry her * Guru-Guru swabhukti * Guru rules 12, suicide
25-July-1989 knighted by UK-Queen 1926- Elizabeth-2 * Guru-Zukra period * Zukra rules 10th navamsha, recognition
02-Jun-1990 Lightbody Lift-off (pancreatic cancer, age 82). He was performing in a stage drama at the time of death * Guru-Zukra period *Zukra maraka rules-2-7
| Distinctive features of the nativity|
Surya rules swamsha
Rex Harrison's father was a Liverpool cotton broker. Surya in bhava-11 economic earnings ++ Budha-11 rules 3-commercial business.
Dad was said to have been a partying musical man-about-town, popular but oft unemployed (Surya weakened in Kumbha).
Surya-Kumbha rules 5-drama, romance * Surya-11 salary, royalties
Mr. Harrison lived largely in a state of creative disconcern for the moral outrage that his lifestyle provoked (Surya-Kumbha individualism despite the system). He was more concerned with working to pay his considerable alimony and child-support debts. The tabloid publishers appreciated his ability to produce good copy.(Surya rules 3rd-from-3rd publications)
Somana-yuti-Shani shows pressure from the Mother. His mother by contrast was a disciplinarian who ran a respectable home. Chandra-12 suggests that mom was emotionally invisible or emotionally unavailable. Chandra-12 thus sets the framework for multiple marriages exemplifying the theme of spouse = 6
MARRIAGE emotional support partnership
Harrison married a total of six times over a 30-year span.
7th-from-Chandra-12 = suggests that for one playing the husband role (Harrison) the wife-role is fundamentally a private person who keeps his emotional needs to himself. Some marriages are easier than others, but the overall pattern is disagreement from the partner (6) and emotional withdrawal (12) from the self.
Wife-2 Lilli Palmer, represented by his Kuja-yuti-Zukra in 2nd-from-Chandra = bhava-1 iconic personalit, was a famous celebrity actress of the era, was a famous celebrity actress of the era
Chandra Mahadasha * Chandra-12 fantasy, private affairs,suicideescandalscandal
Harrison was a mid-century Matinee idol upon whom the public audience projected their unrestrained fantasies = Chandra-12 + Surya (drama) in 12th-from-Chandra-12
Harrison endured a nearly-career-ending scandal during Chandra-Guru period when his extramarital lady-love committed suicide (12) after spending the evening with Rex.
Also he endured a recurring scandal after the suicide of one of his six wive. There was a permanent taboo-association affecting his reputation stemming from his life habit of very married philandery = Randhresha-Mangala-1.
However boosted by the fabulous Chandra-12 parivartamsha uttama-Guru-4, the tabloid press amplifed (Rahu-3 press) the lurid stories and the scandals ultimately added an exciting allure to his Matinee idol aura.
Within the championship Mesha lagna, Kuja-yuti-Zukra in 2nd-from-Chandra energizes (Kuja) and beautifies (Zukra) his singing voice. Kuja-Bharani is also randhresha and adds a competitive sexual edge to his relationships.
lagnesha in swabhava + swakshetra = Dynamic, pioneering, musical energy drives the life-force
Rex Harrison was a distinguished and rather notorious stage-and-screen dramatist-singer who was engaged in theatrical acting throughout his long and professionally productive life. In fact, he was acting on stage until only a few weeks before his death from pancreatic cancer at age 82.
Harrison's professional reputation was defined by several world-class performances in roles such as Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady (1964) and Doctor Doolittle (1967). These classic cinematic films have remained popular more than 50 years after their first release, due largely to Harrison's sharply articulate and charismatic performances. Harrison played many popular male roles, but he was in particular a master of wry comedy.
Rebirth and self-reinvention randhresha-Kuja-1
In the capricious world of drama, he enjoyed extraordinary professional longevity. He also negotiated ongoing sex-and-death scandals, from his teens until his eighties.
Randhresa Mangala-1 in strength grants the dynamic thrust necessary rebirth and reinvent oneself. By releasing the conventional limits on self-redefinition, one may use the old container (1 body) to hold new energy (8 initiation, rebirth) thus appearing re-born.
Mr. Harrison is generally retrospectively assessed to have suffered the classic patterns of Narcissistic Personality Disorder, which allows a lover to use then scorn the objects of their affection. He was considered both a master of his craft and a bully, who denigrated co-workers, showing special contempt for the leading ladies who threatened to divert attention from the glamour of his performances.
Budha-Kumbha suffers moudhya-dosha which afflicts bhava-3 and bhava-6 with a narrative of weak critical thinking (3) and disagreeable relationships (6). Emotionally,Budhaarules both yuvathibhava-7 AND 7th-from-Chandra, suggesting that the area of life most impacted by the combust Budha = relationships.rules both yuvathibhava-7 AND 7th-from-Chandra, suggesting that the area of life most impacted by the combust Budha = relationships.
Harrison was loved by theatrical audiences due to the regal celebrity of his high-visibility communicative craft and the charmingly humorous precision of his speech. He particularly excelled in roles representing linguists and masters of speech * such as Professor Higgins and Doctor Doolittle * Rahu-Mithunaya Rahu drishti to Budha-11
Harrison had substantial debt from alimony following his numerous divorces. Rogesha-6 Budha divorce yuti vidyapathi-5 Surya romance propelled a spinning cycle of romantic, poetic conquest.
Guru-4 rules career 10th-from-Chandra = Dhanushyaa-9 politics, entertainments, fortunate understanding -containing Ketu.
Guru-4 indicates numerous homes and vehicles. Childhood home is comfortable and supplies all needs.
Atmakaraka Chandra-12 parivartamsha uttama-Guru4 produced a number of children, and much bedroom activity
Shani * duro-karaka * jara-karaka
Shani-12 partially blind in left eye (left eye is bhava-12) result of childhood measles
Shani assists mid-life and elder career
Working until the last moment * Nishturabhashi Yoga
Shani ruling 10-11 suggests ability to work professionally even into elder years Shani rules the emotionally motivated community-linking, economically fruitful, profit-regulated, friendly, participatory, goal-oriented, socially-networked 11th-from-Chandra somewhat reducing the overall income.
Shani drishti upon Dhanuzyathe emotionally motivated, social-ordering, leadership-seeking; 10th-from-Chandra while Shani-yuti-Chandra is evidenced by the characteristics of age benefitting his career.10th-from-Chandra while Shani-yuti-Chandra is evidenced by the characteristics of age benefitting his career.
Harrison famously ascended when his forehead became furrowed with the lines of age. His most successful professional period occurred when he was eligible to enact middle-aged and elder male roles such as Professor Higgins (a sixty-ish teacher) and Doctor Doolittle (a wizened, experienced veterinarian)
Unpleasantly critical; few friendsUnpleasantly critical; few friends
Shani-12 controls friendships Surya-Budha-11
During his sixty-year career, Harrison's fellow actors admired his achievements . Yet they often complained of his sharply critical, unforgiving, domineering and demanding behavior * Nishturabhashi Yoga emotionally insensitive, judgmental, withholding affection
He was considered a difficult man to work with. Colleagues complained that Harrison was lacking empathy toward the needs of others and unappreciative of the gifts of others. In other words, his public perfectionism combined with private intolerance defines a textbook narcissist.
Rahu * rajyalobha-karaka * picchala-karaka (slippery)
"there's no such thing as bad publicity" * Rahu-3 (publications) drishti into 7-9-11
Rahu-3 drishti to Budha-yuti-Surya-11
The tabloid celebrity press (3) eagerly developed Harrison's sensational relationship stories to increase their readership. However, unlike a political career, a dramatic entertainment career often benefits from the publicity of am unseemlyscandal. So it was with Harrison, whose six marriages and much extramarital mischief were excoriated by moral criticsscandal. So it was with Harrison, whose six marriages and much extramarital mischief were excoriated by moral critics but celebrated by his delighted audiences (11 fanclubs).
Surya-Kumbha rules 5-romance. Surya is confident to operate outside conventional hierarchies, giving readers the salacious romance stories that they wanted to read and criticize (Budha critic). The fan-base network exemplifies the thespian's slogan "there's no such thing as bad publicity".
Ketu * kavandha-karaka * chidra-karaka
Ketu in 10th-from-Chandra is a shape-shifter. Harrison was reputed as much for his divorces (Ketu) and disregard for convention (Ketu) as for his positive talents.
Harrison occasionally mentioned his disinterested in conventional theologies. Not a church-goer.
file update: 14-Dec-2018
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