Hicks, Scott

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Hicks, Scott Gender: M
born on 4 March 1953 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Kampala, Uganda, 0n19, 32e34
Timezone h2e4 h2e45 (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°53' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 27°20 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 20°01'


Australian film director of the movie "Shine," the story of David Helfgott. The film, profiling Helfgott's life, was released and applauded at the Sundance Film Festival on 1/21/1996. At the 1997 Academy Awards ceremony, the film racked up seven Oscar nominations.

Hicks background covers film, TV drama, documentaries, commercials and music videos in which he was worked as director, producer and writer. During the ‘80s, he directed international films and documentaries.

In 1986, Hicks first heard David Helfgott in concert in Adelaide, Australia. He was so impressed by the Helfgott story, that he persevered for ten years to bring the drama to the screen.

With the stunning success of "Shine," Hicks has been in demand as a director and in 2000, his film "Snow Falling on Cedars" was released.

Hicks married Kerry Heysen in 1971 and they make their home in Adelaide, Australia. Despite Hicks' international work, they are not tempted by any desire to relocate to Hollywood.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 21 January 1996 (Film released)
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  • Work : Gain social status 21 January 1996 (Award-winning film released)
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Source Notes

Stephanie quotes Australian astrologers Darrelyn Gunzburg, Bernadette Brady and Gilliam Helfgott, obtained from him at lunch on 8/06/1999 at Scott's house after he called to ask his mom.

(9:00 PM LMT of 41 E.15)


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director