When an actor plays a role, his true nature is rarely seen, for his character is defined by the screenplay and the director.
However, in roles that are developed and honed over a long period of time, the actor’s inherited astrological influences become more obvious. So it was in Cranston’s seven-year role in Malcolm in the Middle. Bryan Cranston’s own words describe how he made himself part of the character:
“I loved, for pure fun and enjoyment, my character Hal on Malcolm. Because I found his emotional core, and once I found that, I could leap off from that and the writers started to write for it. And that core was fear. Hal was afraid of everything…of heights...of failing as a father...”
In this befuddled role, the meandering emotions of Bryan’s Pisces Sun shone through as he made his TV character humorous and sweetly sentimental. Meanwhile, the other components in his chart helped him to create the darkly comedic and serious edges in Hal’s personality. With these gifts, Bryan’s career endured and prospered.
SUN IN PISCES
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