Armie Hammer is an American actor. He began his acting career with guest appearances in several television series. Hammer’s first leading role was as Billy Graham in the 2008 film Billy: The Early Years and he gained wider recognition for his portrayal of the Winklevoss twins in David Fincher’s biographical drama film The Social Network, for which he won the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor. Hammer went on to portray Clyde Tolson in the biopic J. Edgar, play the title character in the western The Lone Ranger and star as Illya Kuryakin in the action film The Man from U.N.C.L.E. In 2017, he starred in Luca Guadagnino’s romantic drama Call Me by Your Name, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor. The following year, he portrayed Martin D. Ginsburg in the biopic On the Basis of Sex.
Armand Douglas Hammer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Armie Hammer was born on the 28th of August 1986, in Santa Monica, California, United States.
He’s currently 33 years old.
He has Russian Jewish ancestry. He also has English, German and Scots-Irish roots.
Armie went to Faulkner’s Academy in Governor’s Harbour and Grace Christian Academy in the Cayman Islands (his dad founded this school). Later he moved to Los Angeles Baptist High School in the San Fernando Valley. Armie is a high school drop-out as he dropped out in eleventh grade to pursue an acting career.
- Father – Michael Armand Hammer (Businessman; owns Knoedler Publishing and Armand Hammer Productions)
- Mother – Dru Ann (née Mobley) (Former Bank Loan Officer)
- Siblings – Viktor Hammer (Younger Brother)
- Relatives – Armand Hammer (Paternal Great-Grandfather) (Oil Tycoon and Philanthropist), Olga Vadimovna Vadina (aka Von Root) (Paternal Great Grandmother) (Russian-born actress and singer), Julius Hammer (Paternal Great-Great-Grandfather) (Founder of Communist Party in New York)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Armie Hammer has dated –
- Elizabeth Chambers (2008-Present) – Actors Elizabeth Chambers and Armie started dating in 2008. After dating for 2 years, they got married on May 22, 2010. Together, the couple has 2 children namely, Harper (daughter) and Ford Douglas (son).
- In feet – 6 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 196 cm
- In meters – 1.96 m
- In Kilograms – 94 kg
- In Pounds – 207 lbs
His shoe size is 14.5 (US).
Hammer’s first leading role was as Billy Graham in the 2008 film Billy: The Early Years and he gained wider recognition for his portrayal of the Winklevoss twins in David Fincher’s biographical drama film The Social Network (2010), for which he won the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2006, Armie made his film debut in family adventure drama film Flicka which is directed by Micheal Mayer.
In 2005, Armie made his television show debut on sitcom Arrested Development in just 1 episode.
Armie has done voiceover work for Mercedes Benz commercial.
Awards & Nominations
|2010||Alliance of Women Film Journalists||Best Ensemble Cast||The Social Network||Nominated|
|Hollywood Film Festival Awards||Ensemble of the Year||Won|
|Toronto Film Critics Association Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|Chicago Film Critics Association Awards||Most Promising Performer||Nominated|
|Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards||Best Ensemble Acting||Won|
|San Diego Film Critics Society Awards||Best Ensemble Performance||Nominated|
|Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards||Best Ensemble||Won|
|Village Voice Film Poll||Best Supporting Actor||8th place|
|Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award||Best Ensemble||Nominated|
|2011||Central Ohio Film Critics Association||Best Ensemble||Nominated|
|Critics’ Choice Awards||Best Acting Ensemble||Nominated|
|Gold Derby Awards||Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|International Cinephile Society||Best Ensemble||Nominated|
|Online Film & Television Association||Best Ensemble||Won|
|Palm Springs International Film Festival||Ensemble Cast Award||Won|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Breakout: Male||Nominated|
|Young Hollywood Awards||Male Star of Tomorrow||—||Won|
|Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards||Best Supporting Actor||J. Edgar||4th place|
|Houston Film Critics Society Award||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|2012||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|2013||CinemaCon||Male Star of Tomorrow||—||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie: Chemistry||The Lone Ranger||Nominated|
|2016||San Diego Film Critics Society Awards||Best Ensemble||Nocturnal Animals||Nominated|
|2017||Central Ohio Film Critics Association||Best Ensemble||Nominated|
|Online Film & Television Association||Best Ensemble||Nominated|
|Austin Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actor||Call Me by Your Name||Nominated|
|Awards Circuit Community Awards||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|Best Cast Ensemble||Nominated|
|Chicago Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actor||4th place|
|Dublin Film Critics’ Circle||Best Actor||6th place|
|Florida Film Critics Circle||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|IndieWire Critics Poll||Best Supporting Actor||3rd place|
|Online Film Critics Society||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Phoenix Critics Circle||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|San Francisco Film Critics Circle||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Seattle Film Critics Society||Best Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|2018||AACTA Award||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Chlotrudis Awards||Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast||Nominated|
|Critics’ Choice Award||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Denver Film Critics Society||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Dorian Awards||Supporting Film Performance of the Year — Actor||Nominated|
|Empire Award||Best Actor||Nominated|
|Gold Derby Awards||Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Golden Globe Award||Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture||Nominated|
|Independent Spirit Award||Best Supporting Male||Nominated|
|International Cinephile Society||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|International Online Cinema Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Iowa Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Online Film & Television Association||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Satellite Award||Best Supporting Actor||Nominated|
|Village Voice Film Poll||Best Supporting Performance||12th place|
|Texas Film Hall of Fame||One to Acclaim Award||—||Won|
|SCAD Savannah Film Festival||Outstanding Achievement in Cinema||Call Me by Your Name, Sorry to Bother You, Hotel Mumbai, and On the Basis of Sex||Won|
|2019||Shorty Awards||Storyteller of the Year||—||Nominated|
|Broadway.com Audience Awards||Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male)||Straight White Men||Nominated|
Armie Hammer Favorites
- Favorite TV Shows – Top Gear, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, How It’s Made, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
- Favorite Celebrity – Justin Bieber
- Favorite Destination – Paris
- Favorite Food – McDonald’s Big Mac’s and McDoubles (with no pickles)
Armie Hammer Net worth
Armie Hammer has an estimated net worth of $16 million dollars as of 2020.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – armiehammer
- Twitter – Armie Hammer
Some Lesser Known Facts About Armie Hammer
- He did not get support from his parents when he initially took up the decision to become an actor due to which his relationship with them got strained but as he started bagging starry roles, he was able to reconcile with them.
- In 2007, Hammer was hand-picked by filmmaker George Miller, after a long search, to star in the planned superhero film Justice League: Mortal, as Batman/Bruce Wayne.
- In 2009, he played Harrison Bergeron in 2081, based on the short story of the same name by author Kurt Vonnegut, which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival.
- In 2010, Hammer’s breakthrough film role was in David Fincher’s The Social Network, about the creation of Facebook.
- In 2013, as per a research, one of Hammer’s 8 times great-grandfathers was the Cherokee chief Kanagatucko.
- In 2013, Hammer was cast as the title role of Disney’s, The Lone Ranger, alongside Johnny Depp as Tonto, in an adaptation of the radio and film serials Lone Ranger.
- In 2015, he starred in director Guy Ritchie’s The Man from U.N.C.L.E., a feature film adaptation of the 1960s TV show The Man from U.N.C.L.E., playing Illya Kuryakin, opposite Henry Cavill.
- In 2017, Hammer starred as Oliver in Call Me by Your Name, starring opposite Timothée Chalamet and Michael Stuhlbarg.
- In 2018, Hammer co-starred in Boots Riley’s dark comedy Sorry to Bother You alongside Lakeith Stanfield, Steven Yeun and Tessa Thompson.
- In 2019, Hammer starred in Babak Anvari’s psychological horror film Wounds along with Dakota Johnson.