The Wachowskis

Polish-American film directors, screenwriters, and producers
The Wachowskis
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Lilly Wachowski (left) and Lana Wachowski (right)

Born Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Lana: (1965-06-21) June 21, 1965 (age 54)
  • Lilly: (1967-12-29) December 29, 1967 (age 52)
Occupation Directors, producers, screenwriters

Lana Wachowski (born Laurence "Larry" Wachowski; June 21, 1965) and Lilly Wachowski (born Andrew Paul "Andy" Wachowski; born December 29, 1967), known together professionally as the Wachowskis and formerly as the Wachowski Brothers, are Polish American movie directors, writers and producers, most famous for creating The Matrix series. Their most recent project was producing, writing, and directing a live-action adaptation of Speed Racer.

Lana Wachowski received a sex change operation in 2008 and changed her name from Larry Wachowksi.[1] Lilly changed her name from Andrew in 2016.



  1. "Sex Change for Larry Wachowski?". June 5, 2003. Retrieved August 19, 2012.

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