It’s hard to outtalk a Gemini! Quicksilver Mercury rules the changeable Twin, and this busy soul rushes from one activity to another. Dualistic Gemini natives are often of two minds when it comes to issues, and usually wish they could be in two places at once. Your Gemini lover may believe in dual dating – something to consider before you give your heart to the Twin. Gemini has a quick wit, and is extremely glib. If you want to keep the attention of Mutable Quality Gemini natives, you need to be as interested in life as they are!
Natalie Portman (June 9, 1981)
Who else but a Gemini could play the dual role of black and white swans? The Twin is Natalie’s Zodiac symbol. Natalie was born in Israel on her mother’s birthday and moved to New York as a child. Her father, Avner, is a doctor, and her mother, Shelly, an artist. Natalie began acting at age 12 in the movie The Professional. She won acclaim in the flick Anywhere but Here in 1999. Natalie was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Closer in 2005. Natalie is very smart. Hers is an Air Sign. She went to college even though she had a flourishing acting career. Gemini natives love to learn. They are eternal students. Natalie graduated from Harvard University in 2003 with a degree in psychology. She can speak Hebrew. Natalie’s lifelong dance training paid off when she was selected to star in the movie Black Swan. In 2011, she won a Best Actress Oscar for the part of Nina. Natalie has stated that her most important role is being a mother. Natalie’s husband is Benjamin Millepied, the choreographer for Black Swan.
Heidi Klum (June 1, 1973)
Beautiful supermodel Heidi Klum hails from Westphalia, Germany. Gemini is always eager to try new experiences, and Heidi entered a modeling competition sponsored by Petra, a German magazine, when she was a teenager. Lovely Heidi won, and proceeded to model throughout Europe. Gemini natives are very restless, thanks to their Mutable Quality. Heidi was ready to explore new horizons and try her luck in the United States once she had achieved success in Europe. Heidi’s faith in herself and in her abilities was rewarded when she became a model for Victoria’s Secret. Geminis are very versatile, and Heidi wanted to do more than just model. She quickly turned her sights to movies and TV. After winning a few small parts, most notably on HBO’s movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, Heidi, a resourceful Gemini, turned her attention toward the industry she knows best, fashion. As the producer and one of the judges on TV’s megahit reality show, Project Runway, Heidi found her niche, and is a big part of the show’s ongoing success.
Angelina Jolie (June 4, 1975)
Hollywood’s former wild child certainly knows how to hold the media’s interest! Luscious Angelina was born to Hollywood movie star Jon Voight, and she grew up surrounded by the trappings of fame. Angelina began to model in her early teens, and quickly scored a number of TV and movie roles. Quicksilver Angelina has always pushed the envelope in her life, and she has stated that she doesn’t need analysis, since the roles she selects are her therapy. Angelina demonstrated her acting prowess to wide acclaim in the HBO movie Gia, the story of Gia Carangi, a model who led a troubled life and fell victim to drugs and AIDS. Angelina next won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for her role as a patient in a psychiatric facility in Girl, Interrupted, followed by action flick Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. Angelina is an intellectual Gemini, and she gives a lot of thought to world issues. While it’s certainly true that Angelina’s love life and seemingly always-growing brood has kept her in the press headlines, she has also devoted a considerable amount of her time and money to charitable work.
Johnny Depp (June 9, 1963)
Versatile Johnny Depp prides himself on the unique spin he brings to the roles he creates, from Gilbert Grape to Edward Scissorhands to Captain Jack Sparrow. Johnny has said he enjoys playing outcasts and misfits, since he has always been a rebel! Johnny was born to working-class parents in Kentucky, and is very close to his mom Betty Sue, a former waitress. Gemini natives are very independent, and Johnny quit school at age 16 to try to make his mark as a musician. He headed off to Los Angeles with his band The Kids, and while he was playing gigs in small venues, he decided to try his hand as an actor. Success quickly followed and he obtained a part on the TV show 21 Jump Street in 1987. His big break came via director Tim Burton and the movie Edward Scissorhands in 1990. Johnny and Tim hit it off, and Johnny went on to star in many of Burton’s movies, including Alice in Wonderland.
Hugh Laurie (June 11, 1959)
Is there a doctor in the house? Yes, British actor Hugh Laurie can fill the bill! Hugh studied theater at Cambridge University, where he dated fellow actor Emma Thompson. At Cambridge Hugh met his best friend, actor Stephen Fry, with whom he later starred in the British TV series Jeeves and Wooster. This series first introduced Hugh to American audiences when it was shown on PBS’s Masterpiece Theater. Hugh made a name for himself on British TV, primarily in comedic roles, but is known in America via his dramatic portrayal as brilliant and disagreeable Dr. Gregory House. Hugh won Golden Globe and Screen Actor Guild awards for House M.D., and has hosted Saturday Night Live. Gemini natives are very witty, and Hugh has stated he won’t allow living in sunny Los Angeles to change his typical British pessimism. Versatility is a trait of the dualistic Twin, and Hugh has many aspects to his character. In addition to acting, Hugh has written two novels, The Gun Seller and The Paper Soldier. Gemini is ruled by clever Mercury, the planet that governs the written word.
Nicole Kidman (June 20, 1967)
Gemini natives are of the Air Element and use reason and logic whenever they have a problem. Nicole initially wanted to be a ballet dancer in her native Australia, but she switched to acting when she was a teenager. After making several flicks Down Under, she obtained a part in the Hollywood movie Dead Calm. She was then chosen to appear opposite Hollywood’s then-hottest hunk Tom Cruise in Days of Thunder in 1990. She and Tom made headlines as the hottest couple in Hollywood, and were wed on Christmas Eve in 1990. The Twin needs to keep busy, and Nicole kept working in movies while married to Tom and parenting their two adopted children, Isabella and Conor. Tom and Nicole were Hollywood’s A-List couple until their surprise divorce in 2001. Gemini’s are resilient, and Nicole bounced back after the divorce, winning a Best Actress Oscar for The Hours in 2002 and marrying Keith Urban in 2006. They have two biological children.