Armand Douglas "Armie" Hammer is a Golden Globe-nominated actor who was born on August 28, 1986 in Santa Monica, California. He is best known for his prolific screen career, including roles in The Social Network, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Lone Ranger, and Call Me By Your Name.
During his youth, Hammer spent time in Dallas, Texas and the Cayman Islands before relocating back to Los Angeles. He attended Faulkner's Academy and Grace Christian Academy in the Caymans and later attended Los Angeles Baptist High School in the San Fernando Valley, but decided to drop out of school during 11th grade to pursue a career in acting.
After a handful of small parts in shows such as Veronica Mars and Desperate Housewives in 2006 and 2007, Hammer's breakthrough came after securing the role of Billy Graham in 2008's Billy: The Early Years. In 2009, he went on to appear as Gabriel Edwards in four episodes of Gossip Girl and as Morgan in five episodes of Reaper. His performance as twins Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss in hit film The Social Network propelled his career to new heights in 2010, and he would also later voice the twins in a 2012 episode of The Simpsons entitled The D'oh-cial Network. In 2012, he earned a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for his performance as Clyde Tolson in J. Edgar and starred as Prince Alcott in Mirror Mirror opposite Julia Roberts. His next starring role came as the title role, John Reid, in Disney's The Lone Ranger alongside Johnny Depp in 2013.
Other recent Hollywood films in Hammer's résumé include Entourage and the role of Illya Kuryakin in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. in 2015, Nocturnal Animals and Mine in 2016, Final Portrait and voicing the role of Jackson Storm in Disney-Pixar's Cars 3 in 2017, Sorry to Bother You, Hotel Mumbai, and On the Basis of Sex in 2018, and Wounds in 2019. His most critically acclaimed performance to date was his role as Oliver in the 2017 film Call Me By Your Name, earning him a nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture at the 2018 Golden Globes.
The Second Stage Theater production of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men at the Hayes Theater from June 29 through to September 9, 2018, marked Hammer's Broadway debut. He returned to Broadway for the Broadway premiere of Tracy Letts' The Minutes at the Cort Theatre on February 25, 2020 and was scheduled to continue through June 14. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this production has been postponed. Hammer will not rejoin The Minutes when it reopens on Broadway.
Jun 30, 2018 - Sep 10, 2018