Armie Hammer was born in Los Angeles as Armand Douglas Hammer. His great-grandfather was Armand Hammer, controversial oil tycoon, philanthropist, and art collector. Armie grew up in Los Angeles and the Cayman Islands. Armie decided he wanted to become an actor at age 11 after watching Home Alone.
Armie has made several television appearances on shows such as Gossip Girl and Reaper. Armie was cast as Batman/Bruce Wayne in the movie Justice League: Mortal in 2007 but the film was canceled. Most recently, Armie played twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss in The Social Network.
He plays the guitar.
He grew up in the Cayman Islands after and because his father saw the movie, "The Firm."