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Gus Van Sant
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Birth Date:July 24, 1952
Astrology Sign:Leo
Chinese Sign:Dragon - Yang
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Occupation:Film/TV Director

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Gus Van Sant

Biography:Gus Van Sant Gus Van Sant Jr. (born July 24, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an American film director, photographer, musician, and author. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon.

His early career was devoted to directing television commercials in the Pacific Northwest. Van Sant is openly gay, and many of his movies include gay themes or characters.

His filmography as writer and director includes an adaptation of Tom Robbins' novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, which features a diverse cast (Keanu Reeves, Roseanne Barr, Uma Thurman, k.d. lang, with cameos by William S Burroughs and Heather Graham, among others); My Own Private Idaho also starred Reeves as well as the late River Phoenix. He is perhaps best known for directing Good Will Hunting.

As an actor, Van Sant has appeared in a cameo on screen in Kevin Smith's Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.

He has written the screenplays for most of his early movies, and has written one novel, Pink (ISBN 0385493533). A book of his photography has also been published called 108 Portraits (ISBN 0944092225).

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Achievements: (Filmography)
Elephant (2003)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
To Die For (1995)

Chinese Horoscope for Gus Van Sant
Includes characteristics and Vices
Gus Van Sant's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 27, 1952 - February 13, 1953
Birthday: July 24, 1952

The Dragon is a Yang,
and is the Fifth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Health

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Gus Van Sant's Personality Tarot Card The Hanged Man - Personality Card

Birthday: July 24, 1952

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.

Gus Van Sant's Character Tarot Card The Empress - Character Card

Birthday: July 24, 1952

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Gus Van Sant's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: July 24, 2017

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.




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