Daniel Radcliffe is a fiery, emotional creature. As a result of the preponderance of emotion, sensation, and feeling in his psychological make-up, he has acquired a deep sense of his individuality and uniqueness. He sometimes feels “different” – set apart from others. In order to justify this idea of himself, he attempts to behave differently, to impress the crowd, and the product of his efforts is usually rather grandiose and exaggerated.
It’s a self-perpetuating bind, because his impressive deeds usually earn recognition for him, and reinforce his self-assurance and his certainty that he does indeed stand head and shoulders above the rest. He sometimes makes an attempt to bluff and show off with an emotional display. He likes to take risks and give people advice. Nevertheless, at the basis of his conduct, there is a feeling of social anxiety, which is probably unconscious or unconfessed. He may fear being absorbed or enslaved by society.
The positive side of this unconscious anxiety is that it drives him to create, to counteract the deeply felt effects of time and the masses on his ego. By creating something, he can make his own individual mark on the world; he can organize it to reflect his own image, instead of allowing himself to be submerged by it. The preceding comments about creating the world in his own image are strong indications that he seeks to identify with his superego. The difference between his ideal of himself and the individual he knows himself to be in truth, measured in terms of his social recognition or the recognition of his creations (children, works of art, etc.), will determine his state of mind. It is therefore important for him to make these images match to a certain extent, to reduce the gap as much as possible.
The psychological dynamic described earlier explains many of the pluses and minuses in his personality. His dignity and self-assurance may border on vanity; his strong instinct and ambition combined with his somewhat exaggerated individualism incline him to be self-focused. He may be proud, but he is also courageous, determined, and generous. He has the skills of an educator or an artist; moreover, he is mysteriously lucky.
Radcliffe needs movement. Radcliffe is a talented communicator.
The ego which is available to others is no longer completely self-possessed. Daniel Radcliffe invests all his energy in his relationships and partnerships.
At the time of Radcliffe’s birth, his rising sign was located in Sagittarius (the Archer), while the sun was passing through the sign of Leo (the Lion). Both are ruled by the element fire, which indicates Radcliffe’s character will have a certain cohesiveness. A summary of the various clues mentioned above provide Radcliffe’s personality profile. The following key words capture the essence of Radcliffe’s character and indicate certain contradictions which may be sources of tension:
Impetuosity – Enthusiasm – Determination – Group spirit – Pride and self-assurance – Impressionability – Superiority – Analytical mind – Brilliance – Worldly concerns – Generosity – Projection – Optimism.
Because Radcliffe is passionate and enterprising, radiant and generous, he is extremely popular. Certain impulsive aspects of Radcliffe’s personality inspire him to exaggerate his emotional expressions, giving him a remarkable talent for acting (with a propensity for heroic roles). Everything Radcliffe does is dramatic: the generous promises he makes, the warmth of his conversation, the verve of his improvisation. Although Radcliffe knows how to make himself the center of attention, he is also likely to organize and energize any group he is a part of.
Radcliffe’s mind is lively and intuitive. Proceeding from an ideal vision, it aspires to perfection: as a result, Radcliffe could be successful in such fields of inquiry as metaphysics, philosophy, or law. Radcliffe’s taste for travel might also inspire an interest in foreign languages. Radcliffe’s thoughts tend to leap from inspiration to inspiration.
Born between three and one-half and seven days after the rising of the full moon, Daniel Radcliffe is said to be a “shining moon” type. This soli-lunar configuration gives him a shining personality which is apt to communicate and transmit ideas.
Throughout his life, he will be attracted to the idea of acting as a spokesperson for a cause, idea, or person whose message seems essential to him. He will have to develop his powers of discernment, to determine which subjects or people are really worth his personal commitment.