Armie Hammer

Biography

Armie Hammer (born Armand Hammer 28.07.1986)

Armie Hammer is an American actor famous for his role as both Winklevoss twins in 2010's 'The Social Network' and his upcoming lead role in 2013's 'The Lone Ranger'.

Armie Hammer: Childhood
Armie Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California. He moved to Dallas, Texas before moving again to the Cayman Islands at the age of seven and then to LA again at the age of 12.
His parents are Dru Ann who was a bank loan officer and Michael who owned the companies Knoedler Publishing and Armand Hammer Productions.
He attended Faulkner's Academy, Grace Christian Academy which his father founded and Los Angeles Baptist High School. He dropped out in the eleventh grade to embark on an acting career but took courses at Pasadena City College and the University of California. He claims that his parents 'disowned' him when he left school.

Armie Hammer: Acting Career
Armie Hammer has appeared in several episodes of 'Gossip Girl' and 'Reaper' in 2009 as well as appearing in 'Desperate Housewives', 'Veronica Mars' and 'Arrested Development' where he made his screen debut. He made his break as the titular character in the movie 'Billy: The Early Years' in 2008.
In 2010, he had a starring role in David Fincher's Facebook story 'The Social Network' where he played the Winklevoss twins and subsequently won two awards including a Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for appearing as Clyde Tolson in 2011 movie 'J. Edgar'.
In 2012, he appeared as Prince Andrew Alcott in fantasy movie 'Mirror Mirror'
He will play the main part in 'The Lone Ranger' in 2013 alongside Johnny Depp who will star as his sidekick Tonto.

Armie Hammer: Personal life
Armie Hammer married Elizabeth Chambers in 2010 after being introduced by his friend Tyler Ramsey.
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Clayton Moore's Original Lone Ranger Costumes Makes $195,000 At Auction

13th July 2014 -

 News

The costume worn by Clayton Moore in the TV series of The Lone Ranger from 1949-1957 has been sold at auction for $195,000. The costume, which includes a blue denim suit, red neckerchief, beige cowboy...

On The Eve Of "Lone Ranger" UK Premiere, Bruckheimer Blames Malicious Critics For Poor Reception [Trailer + Pictures]

8th August 2013 -

 News

The Lone Ranger is just opening in the UK this weekend, but Disney’s latest attempt at a blockbuster seems pretty much dead on arrival. It stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer and is a product...

The Lone Ranger

8th August 2013 -

 Movie Review

Everything about this film screams excess, from the ludicrous two-and-a-half hour running time to the whopping scale of the action sequences to Johnny Depp's bizarro costume. But this reunion between Depp and his original Pirates...

Johnny Depp: "Critics Wrote 'Lone Ranger' Reviews 8 Months Ago"

6th August 2013 -

 News

Johnny Depp and his Lone Ranger co-stars have fired back at US critics ahead of the big-budget western's British release this week. The Gore Verbinski helmed movie, starring Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as...

Garrett Hedlund Offered '50 Shades' Role By EL James, But Rejects It

26th July 2013 -

 News

Actor Garrett Hedlund has rejected the lead role in the adaptation of EL James' raunchy erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey due to being unable to commit to a trilogy. The movie, which has yet...

Johnny Depp Defends 'The Lone Ranger' At Film's British Premiere

23rd July 2013 -

 News

It’s been a tough ride for Johnny Depp and Lone Ranger – a critical mauling lead to a poor box office performance and cemented the actor as officially ‘in a rut’, creatively, anyway. Depp, Armie...

Johnny Depp on Lone Ranger, "The Critics are Upset That It Didn't Tank"

22nd July 2013 -

 News

Actor Johnny Depp has come out fighting over the criticism levelled at his movie The Lone Ranger, saying his performance as Tonto was a "salute to the Native Americans" and that it's disappointing box-office performance...

US Weekend Box Office Results: 'Grown Ups 2' Defies Critics By Placing Ahead Of 'Pacific Rim'

15th July 2013 -

 News

Grown Ups 2 has placed ahead of Pacific Rim in the US Weekend Box Office. Adam Sandler's comedy received highly critical reviews, in contrast with the mixed response Pacific Rim received.Pacific Rim director Guillermo Del...

The Lone Ranger Bombs At Cinemas, But How Does It Compare To The Worst Box Office Bombs?

9th July 2013 -

 News

Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp back together in another swashbuckling adventure, what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately for Disney, a lot did go wrong with The Lone Ranger; no one was interested in a big...

Disney's Ex-Chairman Suspended 'The Lone Ranger' Production Over Budget Fears

8th July 2013 -

 News

Disney's head honchos are reflecting on a "disappointing" and "frustrating" few days after its $250 million budget blockbuster The Lone Ranger took just $48 million over an extended five day weekend. The dismal performance marks...

Despicable Me 2 Leaves The Lone Ranger In It's Dust: Weekend Box Office Round-Up

8th July 2013 -

 News

Despicable Me 2 soared to the top of the US box office this weekend, meaning that for the second week in a row an animated sequel/prequel has stormed past competition to become the most popular...

Box Office Review: Lone Ranger Gets Unhorsed, As "Despicable Me 2" Rides On To The Weekend Top Spot

7th July 2013 -

 News

This week’s box office isn’t offering any surprises – the adorable yellow minions of Despicable Me 2 dominated the chart, while Lone Ranger went into the weekend hoping to minimize losses. On Friday, three days...

Lone Ranger Gets Thorough Panning By Critics And Feels The Criticism At The Box Office

6th July 2013 -

 News

There was a time when the mere mention of Johnny Depp was enough to get people through the turnstiles at cinemas, but like Will Smith, Tom Cruise and (to a lesser extent) Brad Pitt have...

The Lone Ranger Takes $10 Million. Just $205 Million To Go, Then.

5th July 2013 -

 News

The Lone Ranger took another $10 million on the 4th of July to take its overall total to just $20 million heading into the weekend. Gore Verbinski's new movie, starring Johnny Depp as Tonto and...

Depp's Star Power Not Enough to Save Lone Ranger's Box Office

5th July 2013 -

 News

It turns out Johnny Depp’s name alone wasn’t enough to save The Lone Ranger – a film that has seen an awful reception from the critics. While Despicable Me 2 grabbed a healthy $34m opening,...

The Lone Ranger – Is This Johnny Depp's Worst Film of All Time?

4th July 2013 -

 News

We all love Johnny Depp – come on, we do. But part of that unconditional love is accepting the bad things about him, and as it happens, those bad things come in the form of...

Oh Lonesome Me: The Lone Ranger Crushed Early At Box Office

4th July 2013 -

 News

Disney's big-budget The Lone Ranger may only earn $50 million at the box-office this weekend after getting crushed by Universal's Despicable Me 2 in the opening few days of the box-office. The Steve Carell and...

The Lone Ranger: When Was The Last Time Johnny Depp Got So Little Attention?

3rd July 2013 -

 News

You'd be forgiven for assuming Gore Verbinski's The Lone Ranger was still weeks away from its cinematic release, with animations Despicable Me 2 and Monster's University dominating the movie talk ahead of the weekend's box-office....

Johnny Depp And Armie Hammer Reminisce In A Featurette Of 'The Lone Ranger' World Premiere

2nd July 2013 -

 Footage

The cast and crew of 'The Lone Ranger' arrive at the world premiere for the movie and show their excitement it in this short featurette. Among them are Johnny Depp who plays the Lone Ranger's...

Armie Hammer Says He Thinks The Lone Ranger Will Always Be Clayton Moore At Movie's Premiere

2nd July 2013 -

 Footage

Armie Hammer plays the lead character in the Gore Verbinski re-boot of 'The Lone Ranger'. On the red carpet at the movie's world premiere, he talks about what it was like resurrecting such an established...

The Lone Ranger Reviews - Armie Hammer And Johnny Depp Fail To Impress

1st July 2013 -

 News

There was a while when everything Johnny Depp touched was gold – he was the Hollywood stock everyone wanted to invest in and his demeanour reflected it. But a couple of dud Pirates… films...

'Monsters University' Fends Off 'The Heat': Still No.1 In US Box Office

30th June 2013 -

 News

Monsters University spent its second week at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office grossing $46.2 million. The sequel of Monsters Inc. follows the early, not so jovial, relationship of Sulley and Mike as they...

'Lone Ranger' Stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer Descend From Tonto-Like Figures

26th June 2013 -

 News

Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer have close connections to the characters they play in the Disney's The Lone Ranger. Research by Ancestry.com has revealed the stars are both separately descended from two American freedom fighters:...

Armie Hammer Reveals He Had To Go To Cowboy Camp In Preparation For "Lone Ranger"

24th June 2013 -

 News

The Lone Ranger, Disney’s brand new riff on the classic western, had its glamorous premiere at the California Adventure Park this Saturday. But while the end result may have had all the glitz and glamour...

The Curious Partnership Between Armie Hammer And Johnny Depp In "The Lone Ranger"

23rd June 2013 -

 News

The Lone Ranger – out July 3 – might be named after lead character John Reid, played by Armie Hammer, but, as often happens in these situations, Johnny Depp has been stealing the spotlight of...

Armie Hammer Hits '50 Shades...' Christian Grey Rumour On Head

21st June 2013 -

 News

With a name that sounds like the latest upgrade feature for a kid's Action Man toy crossed with a porn star, it may come as no surprise that US actor, Armie Hammer emerged as one...

Johnny Depp's Lone Ranger Make-Up Made The Actor Almost Unrecognisable

21st June 2013 -

 News

He's one of the most recognisable faces in the world and quite possibly the biggest movie-star of the moment, but when he put on his face-covering make-up for his role as Tonto in The Lone...

A Week In Movies: Superman arrives, Armie hits Cowboy Bootcamp, Naomi is Diana

14th June 2013 -

 News

The new Superman and Lois Lane, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams, were out on the red carpet this week for two big premieres for Man of Steel, the franchise reboot by Zack Snyder and Christopher...

Armie Hammer And Ruth Wilson Improve Their Cowboy Skills In Preparation For 'The Lone Ranger'

12th June 2013 -

 Footage

'The Lone Ranger' stars Armie Hammer and Ruth Wilson enjoy some Cowboy Bootcamp during the filming of the movie where they learn to ride and saddle horses, use guns and incarcerate with lassos.'This is us...

CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Award Winners Take To The Red Carpet [Photos]

19th April 2013 -

 News

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson at CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement AwardsThe honourees at this CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards proudly displayed their accolades on the red carpet at Caesars Palace on April 18th 2013.This year...

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Armie Hammer - The Lone Ranger Video Interview

3rd July 2013

Armie Hammer plays the title character in Gore Verbinski's re-telling of 'The Lone Ranger' opposite...

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