Lilly Wachowski

  • Birth Name: Andrew Paul Wachowski
  • Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Profession: Director, Writer, Producer
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  • Attended Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, the same Chicago school as Michelle Obama.
  • Worked on Marvel Comics' Ectokid series prior to achieving Hollywood success.
  • Proposed the Matrix trilogy to Warner Bros. with a 600-page comic book of the movies sketched out scene-by-scene by comic artists Geof Darrow and Steve Skroce.
  • Has had little contact with the media since the siblings included a "no press" clause in each of their contracts following promotion of The Matrix (1999).
  • In 2004, cofounded Burlyman Entertainment, which publishes graphic novels and comic books.


  • 2013, Deutscher Filmpreis — Best Feature Film: Nominee
  • 2013, Deutscher Filmpreis — Best Direction: Nominee


  • Lana Wachowski — Sister
  • Lynne Wachowski — Mother
  • Ron Wachowski — Father


  • Attended Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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