James Caan – his acting packed a punch

Actor James Caan, the memorable Godfather star who had a steady 60 year Hollywood career with several award nominations has died at 82.

 He was born on 26 March 1940 at 10.31pm (astrotheme) New York, son of a Bronx butcher from a Jewish-German immigrant family; and met the Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola while at university. He started in off Broadway plays, graduated to television, performed in a string of reputable but not successful movies, and had his big break as the short-tempered Sonny Corleone when he had just turned 30.

  As with so many actors his chart fitted his on-screen persona He was a pro-active Sun Aries in a determined trine to Pluto, with his Pluto square Saturn and sextile Mars. His bull-headed Mars in Taurus conjunct Algol was opposition a Scorpio Moon; with his Mars conjunct Venus Uranus as well. A heavyweight temperament and then some.

  His Mars on his Descendant opposition Moon and his Sun/Moon midpoint square Saturn may explain his four marriages. 

  What would help was a creative Neptune in his 10th trine his Mars, Venus, Uranus giving him an outlet for all that steam-roller energy along with a confident Jupiter in his performing 5th house.   

2 thoughts on “James Caan – his acting packed a punch

  1. His chart contains a “Mystic Rectangle”. To look at him, one get’s an impression of a ‘calm demeanor’ as signified by the blue sides of the rectangle. However the 2 red diagonals inside the rectangle say otherwise for the conflict going on inside him.
    This conflict signified by Venus, rth, conj Uranus….4 marriages being part of the conflict.


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