Neil Simon + Bill Shakespeare


Mr Simon's natal chart was rectified and shown below. His ascendant is Libra 22° with the symbol of "A little child is laughing as the streaming water turns into a grotto and the birds hurry to drink". This fits a man who wrote play on the Book of Job and made it a comedy, for … Continue reading Neil Simon + Bill Shakespeare

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#758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright


The Prelude: Eugene O'Neill was a famous American playwright and father in law to Charlie Chaplin via the latter's last wife Oona O'Neill. His father was a famous stage actor, James O'Neill, who met his mother, Mary Ellen (Ella) Quinlan, while travelling on tour through Ohio, though they had resettled there from New London, Connecticut … Continue reading #758 Eugene Gladstone O’Neill playwright

#51 First woman director-producer on Broadway – Margaret Anglin


She was born Mary Warren Anglin on april 3rd, 1876 in Ottawa, Ontario, & was the youngest of nine children of newspaper editor and politician Timothy Warren Anglin (1822–1896) by his second wife, Ellen MacTavish. She remembers being held by Oscar Wilde, a guest of her father, when she was six years old,  probably during … Continue reading #51 First woman director-producer on Broadway – Margaret Anglin

#968 Oscar Wilde and the Grand Sextile


Biograph Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born October 15, 1854 in Dublin, and  was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his  wit, flamboyant style and ultimately imprisonment for homosexuality. because of his liaison with Lord Douglas.  Our header image is the portrait of the two married men. He graduated  from Oxford University, he … Continue reading #968 Oscar Wilde and the Grand Sextile

#125 Dame Lilian Braithwaite


Biograph: She was born Florence Lilian Braithwaite, the daughter of an Anglican minister and dean of Croydon,  but was professionally known as Lilian (one L) on March 9, 1872, Ramsgate, England.  She was married once to fellow Shakespearian Gerald Lawrence with whom she had her only daughter Joyce Carey, on March 30, 1898.  Her marriage … Continue reading #125 Dame Lilian Braithwaite

#123 Claude Bragdon, Architect


Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946) was an architect, artist, writer, philosopher, and stage designer. He was a dedicated Theosophist and occultist.  He is a Splash temperament type; notice that all but three houses have a planet contained -- the eighth, the third and the sixth.  The eighth is odd because of the deaths of his two … Continue reading #123 Claude Bragdon, Architect

Martin Crane & John Mahoney RIP


Charles John Mahoney was born on June 20, 1940, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, one of eight children of Reg Mahoney, a Manchester baker, and the former Margaret Watson. The family had been evacuated to Lancashire when Manchester was a bombing target in World War II.  After the war, John traveled to the United States to … Continue reading Martin Crane & John Mahoney RIP

The Great Ellen Terry


Dame Terry has been rectified to a 26 Leo Ascendant, the same as the incredible Charlie Chaplin, Irish-American playwright Eugene O'Neill & the Midheaven of Comic Marshall P. Wilder, which we did previously. Quite remarkable company. She is a Moon Bucket giving her the ability to convey her characterisations to the audience as living persons. … Continue reading The Great Ellen Terry

Mystery Man # 1 What did he do?


This year we are inaugurating our Mystery Person Chart. You need to tell us what this man did that made him notable, if at least during his lifetime. He was born in 1848. The Chart is given in Koch Format with all the asteroids and the TransNeptunians but no aspects, time or place. Please write on … Continue reading Mystery Man # 1 What did he do?