Armand Douglas Hammer was born on 28 August 1986, in Santa Monica, California. Armie has Russian roots (his ancestors were Russian Jewish immigrants) and is very proud of them.
In 2005, Armie debuted in the TV series Arrested Development. He got a small role of a no-name student in one of the episodes. In the next couple of years, he didn’t manage to climb the career ladder.
The best Hammer got were small roles in the series Veronica Mars and Desperate Housewives. However, the young actor’s talent was duly noted and in 2006, he landed a small role in the movie Flicka. Two years later, Armie got another tiny part in the movie Blackout.
The year 2008 was a turning point in the actor’s career. He landed his first leading role in a biographical film Billy: The Early Years, where he portrayed Billy Graham. Hammer’s first big role was a huge success. He was even nominated for the Epiphany Prize. The actor was suddenly attacked by armies of fans. Many young girls were hoping to invite Armie Hammer to a birthday or simply get an autograph.
In 2008, Armie Hammer got another starring role. This time, it was a short science fiction film 2081, where the young actor portrayed Kurt Vonnegut’s, Harrison Bergeron. Armie worked alongside Julie Hagerty and James Cosmo.