Dreams of a celebrity symbolize power, influence, glamour and strolling down the red carpet as your greatest, most celebrated self. Because every character in your dream is you, consider that the qualities of the celebrity and the role they play in your dream are revealing an aspect of yourself.
The following is a partial list of celebrities and the archetype they typically represent.
If the celebrity of your dream does not appear in this list, consider the qualities you ascribe to them. Celebrity Jennifer Aniston George Clooney Katie Couric Simon Cowell Clint Eastwood Terry Hatcher Paris Hilton J-LO Sarah Jessica Parker Dr. Phil Alan Rickman Archetype Girl Next Door/Best Friend Dream Man-Ideal Hunk Good Mother Critic Hero Desperate Housewife/Cinderella Heiress Sex Pot Single 30-Something Woman Father Figure Villain Julia Roberts Chris Rock Howard Stern Sharon Stone Donald Trump Renee Zellweger Robin Williams Oprah Winfrey Heroine Shock-Shadow Chauvinist Femme-Fatale Billionaire/ Businessman Victim Clown Humanitarian... Strangest Dream Explanations
One s own potential, often unacknowledged, and projected on to dream character; a parent; depending on how you relate to the famous person, your own ability to accept yourself as respected. Sometimes the person may, because of their life or roles, represent a particular quality such as courage, love, ‘ruling’ drives in life, authority, etc. Actor/actress: one is acting a role. Queen: often one s mother, a feeling or drive ruling your life. King: father, thinking.
Example: A film star I admire came and lay beside me in the night. He told me he loved me and would stay with me. I knew he was living with a woman who had borne his child, but he told me he was going to tell her he was leaving her. In the morning we walked along the road where I live, to tell the woman’ (Sharon). Sharon processed her dream and saw the film star as her own strength and determination to further her career as a dancer. Being 18 she was faced with the decision of whether to become a wife and mother—the other woman —or put those urges into her work. In her dream she chose to be fully involved in her dancing.
Famous people can be seen as social guinea pigs. Collectively we expose them to enormous amounts of money, sexual opportunity, drugs, alcohol, and tremendous social and commercial pressures. Then we examine every part of their life to see how well they cope. Millions then identify with the image they portray of how to deal with reality at its worst.
The famous person in our dream might therefore represent our coping mechanism. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences