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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 29 December 1967Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameAndrew Paul Wachowski
Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Director, writer and producer Andy Wachowski was born in 1967 in Chicago and is the son of Lynne, a nurse and painter and Ron, a businessman. Andy was educated at Kellogg Elementary School in Chicago, before moving on to Whitney Young High School. After graduating from high school, he attended Emerson College in Boston, but dropped out.

Andy teamed up with his older sibling Larry (now Lana Wachowski) and began working on films. Their first script was optioned, and formed the basis for the film Assassins (1995). The Wachowski's went on to make their directorial debut with the self-written Bound (1996), which was well received. They followed this with the smash-hit The Matrix (1999) and went on to produce two successful sequels, The Matrix Reloaded (2003) and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).

Other projects include scripting and producing the cult hit V for Vendetta (2005), a live action version of a Japanese anime series, Speed Racer (2008) and the ambitious epic Cloud Atlas (2012).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Alisa Blasingame (1991 - present)

Trade Mark (3)

Frequently casts Joe Pantoliano.
Uses overhead shots when crowds of people enter a room.
Cuts to the next scene by focusing or entering an object.

Trivia (8)

Brother of Lana Wachowski.
The Wachowskis included in their contracts for the Matrix sequels that they would not have to do press junkets or interviews of any kind and they would not have to be photographed for promotional purposes. They want the films to speak for themselves.
Ranked #27 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List with sister Lana. They had ranked #89 in 2002.
He and his sister have written a screenplay called "Carnivore". The script was one of the scripts on Empire magazine's "Twelve Greatest Unproduced Scripts In Hollywood" list. (As of October 2003 it is still unproduced.).
His production company is Eon Entertainment
Attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School along with his sister Lana Wachowski in Chicago, Illinois.
He is the nephew of Laurence Luckinbill.
His father was of Polish descent and his mother had English, Scots-Irish, German, and French ancestry.

Salary (2)

The Matrix Reloaded (2003) $4,000,000 + gross points
The Matrix Revolutions (2003) $4,000,000 + gross points

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