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Lana Wachowski

Lana Wachowski - previously Laurence (Larry) Wachowski - is a sibling of Andy Wachowski, of the creative 'Watchowskis' duo behind ground-breaking movies like The Matrix (1999) and Cloud Atlas (2012). Born to mother Lynne, a nurse, and father Ron, a businessman of Polish descent, she grew up in Chicago, in a tight, creative relationship with her ... See full bio »
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 2015 Jupiter Ascending (written by - as The Wachowskis)
 2012 Cloud Atlas (written for the screen by)
 2008 Speed Racer (written by - as The Wachowski Brothers)
 2005 V for Vendetta (screenplay - as The Wachowski Brothers)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (characters - as The Wachowski Brothers) / (written by - as The Wachowski Brothers)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (characters - as The Wachowski Brothers) / (written by - as The Wachowski Brothers)
 2003 The Animatrix (screenplay "The Matrix" - as The Wachowski Brothers) / (written by - segments "The Final Flight of the Osiris", "The Second Renaissance Part I", "The Second Renaissance Part II", "Kid's Story", as Larry Wachowski)
 1999 The Matrix (written by - as The Wachowski Brothers)
 1996 Bound (written by - as The Wachowski Brothers)
 1995 Assassins (screenplay - as Larry Wachowski) / (story - as Larry Wachowski)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Art of the Matrix," w/Andy Wachowski, 2000. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Lana & Andy | The Wachowski Brothers | Larry Wachowski | The Wachowskis


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Understood to have had gender reassignment surgery after "Speed Racer" in 2008. For 10 years beforehand, it is believed that Lana was having hormone therapy. Her first public interview after revealing herself as Lana came at a press conference to discuss 'Cloud Atlas', where she fielded questions about her private life with resigned good humor. Her brother Andy, to whom she is very close, is ... See more »


Stunning fight scenes, usually involving martial arts See more »

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