Name Me by Your Identify star Armie Hammer, 36, has misplaced his father, Michael Armand, to most cancers, TMZ reported on Nov. 22. The late businessman handed away on Sunday, sources near the household informed the outlet. Michael, who died on the age of 67, was battling most cancers “for a while” and was buried at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, in keeping with the outlet.
Michael was born on Sept. 8, 1955, in Los Angeles to his mother and father Julian Armand Hammer and Glenna Sue Ervin. He was notably the grandson of Occidental Petroleum founder, Armand Hammer, who died in 1990. On the time of publication, Armie has but to concern a public assertion relating to his father’s passing. HollywoodLife has reached out to Armie’s reps for remark.
In 2020, Armie was quarantined along with his late father alongside along with his ex-wife, Elizabeth Chambers, 40, within the Cayman Islands, per an interview with British GQ. The disgraced actor known as the lockdown interval a “very difficult, intense scenario” when talking to the outlet two years in the past. “It was a really difficult, intense scenario, with large personalities all locked in somewhat tiny place. It was powerful, man. I’d by no means handled something like that earlier than in my life, so I didn’t have the instruments,” Armie mentioned of the COVID-19 lockdown. “It was simply this factor that snuck up on everyone. I don’t suppose I dealt with it very nicely.”
The actor, his father, together with the opposite Hammer males of their household have been the middle of the Discovery+ documentary, Home of Hammer, which was launched on Sept. 2. The movie takes a have a look at the allegations in opposition to Armie, which embody claims of abuse and rape. Armie’s aunt, Casey Hammer, additionally was featured within the doc, through which she revealed a number of the household’s darkish historical past. “When all this got here out about Armie, I used to be not shocked,” she mentioned. “You simply don’t get up and change into this darkish, controller, abuser. This conduct is deep rooted.”
For the reason that allegations and the documentary got here to mild, Armie has saved out of the highlight. He and Elizabeth have been married from 2010 till their official divorce in 2020. They share two children: Harper Grace Hammer, 7, and Ford Armand Douglas Hammer, 5. The late Michael was beforehand married to Armie’s mother, Dru Ann Mobley, from 1985 to 2012. He’s survived by his most up-to-date spouse, Misty, and different son, Viktor Hammer, 34.