A dream about meeting a famous person, who is a movie, music, literature or a television star may have various versions.
On one hand, it may be a meeting of many stars, among which the dreamer is popular and plays a significant role, but it may also be an intimate date with his/her favorite show business hero. The events may happen calmly, e.g a famous person comes to visit us at work or at home, however, the action may be quick as in a thrilling movie. The most important is the presence of a famous person, which arouse uncontrolled happiness and excitation.
How to interpret a dream about meeting a famous person?
Dreams about meeting famous people are called the dreams about mythical ideals. Analyzing such a dream, we should pay attention to the behavior and qualities of the famous person – is he/her charming, funny, attractive? The dreamer’s behavior is also important – was it uninhibited? Did the presence of the famous person boost his/her self-esteem? Was the dreamer flattered with his/her charm or joke?
Our unconscious mind may express its need of fame using dreams about famous people. The qualities assigned the star are believed to be the qualities wanted (maybe only subconsciously) by the dreamer. Finding out what the star means to us will allow to decrypt a lot of elements of our dream, which may help us learn something new about ourselves.
How would Freud interpret a dream about meeting a famous person?
For Freud, famous people appearing in dreams had no meaning, although he used to pay attention to the context of a dream.
How would Jung interpret a dream about meeting a famous person?
In Jung’s interpretations, famous figures appearing in dream represent those qualities, which we would like to have, which we aspire to, or which we have, but are not aware of yet. A famous person may refer to our archetype of shade, but it may also express some aspects of the Persona.