Sagittarius Eminent Personalities: From Taylor Swift To Pope Francis

Many famous people and eminent personalities are Sagittarius. If you want to know what some of these personalities are, from Taylor Swift to Pope Francis, you have come to the right place.

People born between November 22 and December 21 are said to be born under the sign of Sagittarius. Their ruler is the planet Jupiter.

Taylor Swift

One of the most famous Sagittarius is the American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift.

Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Red is such an interesting color to correlate with emotion, because it’s on both ends of the spectrum. On one end you have happiness, falling in love, infatuation with someone, passion, all that. On the other end, you’ve got obsession, jealousy, danger, fear, anger and frustration. – Taylor Swift.

She has been active since 2004. She started as a country singer in Nashville, Tennessee. In more recent years she has crossed over to pop music and global fame.

Taylor Swift has 6 albums: Taylor Swift (2006), Fearless (2008), Speak Now (2010), Red (2012), 1989 (2014), and Reputation (2017).

She has also been on tour most years since 2009.

Pope Francis

The most influential Sagittarius is the head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born on December 17, 1936, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This Jesuit (the first Jesuit priest in history) was ordained a Catholic priest back in 1969. After acting as the provincial superior of the Jesuits (the Society of Jesus) in Argentina between 1973 and 1979, he became the Archbishop of Buenos Aires in 1998.

Jorge Bergoglio became cardinal in 2001.

A papal conclave elected him as the successor of Pope Benedict XVI in 2013.

He chose the name Francis in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi.

Pope Francis is the first Latin American pope in history as all his predecessors had been European.

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is one of the world’s famous American actors and film producers.

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William Bradley Pitt was born on December 18, 1963, in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

He first gained notoriety when he played the role of a young cowboy hitchhiker in the hit movie Thelma & Louise (1991).

His celebrity status was increased due to his marriages first to Jennifer Aniston between 2000 and 2005 and then to Angelina Jolie between 2014 and 2016.

Brad Pitt has starred in the following movies, among many others: A River Runs Through It (1992), Kalifornia (1993), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Legends of the Fall (1994), Seven (1995), 12 Monkeys (1995), Seven Years in Tibet 81997), Meet Joe Black (1998), Fight Club (1999), Ocean’s Eleven (2001), Troy (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Inglourious Basterds (2011), The Big Short (2015).

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is one of the best-known and respected Hollywood directors.

Steven Allan Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He went to the California State University, Long Beach.

Spielberg began his career in movies back in 1969. He is considered one of the founders of the New Hollywood (or American Wave), which is the name of a new generation of American filmmakers which began to work in the industry between the late 1960s and the early 1980s.

Spielberg has directed movies spanning the science fiction and adventure genres to more serious material tackling including the transatlantic slave trade, the Holocaust, or war and terrorism.

Among his many celebrated and popular films are Jaws (1975), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Color Purple (1985), Empire of the Sun (1987), Jurassic Park (1993), Schindler’s List (1993), Saving Private Ryan (1988), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Lincoln (2012), Bridge of Spies (2015), The Post (2017), and many others.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain is one of the most famous and critically-acclaimed American writers of all time.

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born on November 30, 1835, in Florida, Missouri. He died on April 21, 1910, in Redding, Connecticut.

He wrote under several pen names: Mark Twain, Josh, and Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass.

Mark Twain is best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1976).

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser was a huge movie star in the early 2000s. He is a Canadian-American actor, who has been active since 1988.

Brendan James Fraser was born in December 3, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He is best known for playing the role of Rick O’Connell in The Mummy film series in three movies (1999, 2001, and 2008).

Brendan Fraser’s screen credits include starring roles in the following movies, among others: George of the Jungle (1997), Gods and Monsters (1998), Bedazzled (2000), The Quiet American (2002), and Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008).

Julianne Moore

A critic’s darling, Julianne Moore, is an American actress.

Julie Anne Smith was born on December 3, 1960, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

She began her acting career on television and between 1985 and 1988 she was a regular player in the former CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns.

She played small parts in movies before being noticed by critics for her role in Robert Altman’s Short Cuts (1992).

Her critically-acclaimed screen credits include roles in movies such as Vanya on 42nd Street (1994), Boogie Nights (1997), The Big Lebowski (1998), Magnolia (1999), The Hours (2002), Far From Heaven (2002), Children of Men (2006), A Single Man (2009), The Kids Are All Right (2010), and Still Alice (2014).

Jane Fonda

Known for her acting work, her political activism, and her fitness videos, Jane Fonda has had a long career spanning many decades.

Jane Seymour Fonda was born on December 21, 1937, in New York City, New York. Her father is the Classic Hollywood star, Henry Fonda.

This Oscar-winner actress made her debut in 1960 on the Broadway play There Was a Little Girl.

Her political views from her opposition to the Vietnam and the Iraq wars, her environmental activism, and her support to feminist causes is widely known.

But she is also known for starring in films such as Cat Ballou (1965), Barefoot in the Park (1967), Barbarella (1968), They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969), Klute (1971), Julia (1977), California Suite (1978), The China Syndrome (1979), 9 to 5 (1980), and On Golden Pond (1981).

Juan Ramos

When people ask me why I write, I tell them that I do it so I can learn. The main reason I became a writer is my insatiable curiosity. My favorite part of writing is researching and learning about new topics.

I hold a BA in English Studies from the University of La Laguna and an MA in English literature from the Open University.

Cite this article as:
Juan Ramos. Sagittarius Eminent Personalities: From Taylor Swift To Pope Francis, Science Trends, 2018.
DOI: 10.31988/SciTrends.19605
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