Lana Wachowski ( born Lana Wachowski ; nee Laurence Wachowski ), born June 21, 1965 ) and Lilly Wachowski ( born Lilly Wachowski ; born Andrew Paul Wachowski ( born December 29, 1967) ) - American directors, producers and screenwriters. Both sisters are trans women .
|Lana and Lilly Wachowski|
|English Lana and lilly wachowski|
Lilly (before gender correction; left) and Lana, 2012.
Lana: Laurence Wachowski
|Date of Birth|
Lana: June 21, 1965 (54 years old)
|Place of Birth||Chicago , Illinois , USA|
film director , film producer , screenwriter
|Career||1994 - present|
Wachowski made his directorial debut with the movie " Communication " (1996), and gained world fame after creating the fantastic trilogy " The Matrix ".
Life and career
Larry and Andy Wachowski were born into a Polish-American family  in Chicago . Their mother was a nurse and their father was a businessman. According to Wachowski, their father was a staunch atheist , and their mother was a former Catholic who converted to shamanism  . A peculiar religious atmosphere in the family influenced the future work of the duet  .
Wachowski graduated from a primary school in Chicago, Whitney Young High School , known for its curriculum in performing arts and science subjects. They participated in school theater and school television, but were always behind the scenes. Subsequently, Lilly went to Emerson College in Boston , and Lana went to Bard College in upstate New York . Wachowski dropped out of school without completing his education. After that, they took up the construction business and began to develop the idea of the Matrix. Before show business, they worked as carpenters in Chicago, creating comics in their free time  .
Rumors about the transgenderism of Lana Wachowski have been published in various publications since the beginning of the 2000s, but at that time Wachowski did not speak out publicly on this subject   . Nevertheless, some publications started calling the creative duo Andy and Lana Wachowski  , and on the largest informational movie portal imdb.com the page “Larry Wachowski” was renamed to Lana's page  . Lama Wachowski made cuming out as a transgender woman in July 2012, becoming the first open transgender person among the largest Hollywood directors   . In October 2012, the human rights campaign “ Campaign for Human Rights ” noted the courage of its public coming-out with the presentation of the “Visibility Award”  .
Lilly has been married to Alice Blesingheim since 1991. Lana was married to Thea Bloom from 1993 to 2002. In 2002, she began dating Karin Winslow, the domina known by the pseudonym Ilsa Strix. In 2009, women married  .
In 2016, in response to numerous threats of outsourcing (forced disclosure of transgender information) by the Daily Mail, Lilly Wachowski also made a public outing as a transgender woman, abandoning her previous name Andy    .
|Year||Russian name||original name||Role|
|1996||f||Communication||Bound||directors, executive producers, screenwriters|
|1999||f||Matrix||The matrix||directors, executive producers, screenwriters|
|2003||ms||Animatrix||The animatrix||producers, screenwriters|
|2003||f||Matrix: Reboot||The Matrix Reloaded||directors, executive producers, screenwriters|
|2003||f||Matrix: Revolution||The Matrix Revolutions||directors, executive producers, screenwriters|
|2006||f||V means vendetta||V for vendetta||producers, screenwriters|
|2007||f||Invasion||The invasion||screenwriters |
|2008||f||Speed racer||Speed racer||directors, producers, screenwriters|
|2009||f||Assassin ninja||Ninja assassin||the producers|
|2012||f||Cloud Atlas||Cloud atlas||directors, producers, screenwriters|
|2015||f||Climbing Jupiter||Jupiter ascending||directors, producers, screenwriters|
|2015 - 2018||with||Eighth feeling||Sense8||directors, producers, screenwriters|
- Enter the Matrix (2003) (creation and script)
- The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005) (compilation, script, and voice acting)
- Wachowski Brothers Reload . The World of English. Date of treatment September 30, 2007. Archived March 11, 2012.
- Husam Sam Asi. The Wachowski siblings (formerly brothers) seek the meaning of life in Cloud Atlas . UK Screen (October 20, 2012). Date of treatment March 9, 2016.
- Chat with the Wachowski Brothers . WhatIsTheMatrix.com (November 6, 1999). Date of treatment March 9, 2016.
- Mark Miller. Matrix Revelations: The Wachowski Brothers FAQ . Wired (March 1, 2011). Date of treatment March 9, 2016.
- Wise, Damon . Cut and run , The Guardian (May 3, 2008). Date of treatment July 19, 2012.
- Sex Change for Larry Wachowski? (inaccessible link) . gothamist.com (June 5, 2003). Date of treatment August 19, 2012. Archived March 24, 2012.
- Around the World in One Movie: Film Financing's Global Future , The New York Times (December 5, 2011). Date of treatment July 19, 2012.
- Lana Wachowski . imdb.com . Date of treatment September 3, 2016.
- Doty, Meriah 'Cloud Atlas' directors reveal more than just back story . Yahoo! Movies (July 30, 2012). Date of treatment July 30, 2012.
- Sieczkowski, Cavan . Larry Wachowski Transgender: 'Matrix' Director Reveals Transition To Lana Wachowski (VIDEO) , Huffington Post (July 30, 2012).
- Abramovitch, Seth . Lana Wachowski Reveals Suicide Plan, Painful Past in Emotional Speech , The Hollywood Reporter (October 24, 2012). Date of treatment October 30, 2012.
- Abramovitch, Seth Second Wachowski Sibling Comes Out as Transgender . The Hollywood Reporter (March 8, 2016). Date of treatment March 8, 2016.
- Stedman, Alex Second Wachowski Sibling Comes Out as Transgender . Variety (March 8, 2016). Date of treatment March 8, 2016.
- Adams, Nick GLAAD responds to Lilly Wachowski's statement about her transition . GLAAD (March 8, 2016). Date of treatment March 8, 2016.
- Hidden 'Invasion' . Entertainment Weekly (August 10, 2007). Date of treatment May 9, 2013. Archived May 13, 2013.
- Lana Wachowski on the Internet Movie Database
- Lilly Wachowski on the Internet Movie Database