Director, screenwriter and producer (* 1965, Chicago, USA)
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Lana, formerly Larry, is part of a successful director sibling-duo, known as the Wachowski brothers. With their second film, The Matrix, the duo celebrated their breakthrough in 1999 and became known worldwide for the Matrix trilogy.
Even as a child Larry felt uncomfortable in his own skin. In July 2012, he publicly revealed himself to be a transsexual and ever since then refers to herself as Lana. In October 2012 Lana received the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award (HRC) and described in a moving speech, for the first time publicly, her transition to become a woman.