Armand Douglas "Armie" Hammer (born August 28, 1986) is an American actor. After appearing on television and playing the title role in 2008's Billy: The Early Years, he became known for his portrayal of the Winklevoss twins in the 2010 film The Social Network, and Clyde Tolson in J. Edgar. His upcoming movie roles include The Lone Ranger, in a 2012 remake, and Prince Albert Alcott in Tarsem Singh's Mirror Mirror.
Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California. His mother, Dru Ann (née Mobley), is a former bank loan officer, and his father, Michael Armand Hammer, owns several businesses, including Knoedler Publishing and Armand Hammer Productions (a film/television production company). His paternal great-grandfather was oil tycoon and philanthropist Armand Hammer, and his great-great-grandfather, Julius Hammer, who immigrated from Odessa, "founded the Communist Party in New York". His mother's family is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Hammer has described his background as "half Jewish".
Hammer lived in the prominent Dallas enclave of Highland Park, for several years. When he was seven, his family moved to the Cayman Islands, where they lived for five years, and then settled back in Los Angeles....
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