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 advised 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 response to 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 problem a public assertion relating to his father’s passing. HollywoodLife has reached out to Armie’s reps for remark.
In 2020, Armie was quarantined together with his late father alongside together with his ex-wife, Elizabeth Chambers, 40, within the Cayman Islands, per an interview with British GQ. The disgraced actor referred to as the lockdown interval a “very sophisticated, intense state of affairs” when chatting with the outlet two years in the past. “It was a really sophisticated, intense state of affairs, with massive personalities all locked in a little bit tiny place. It was robust, 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 effectively.”
The actor, his father, together with the opposite Hammer males of their household had been the middle of the Discovery+ documentary, Home of Hammer, which was launched on Sept. 2. The movie takes a take a look at the allegations towards Armie, which embody claims of abuse and rape. Armie’s aunt, Casey Hammer, additionally was featured within the doc, through which she revealed among 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 grow to be this darkish, controller, abuser. This habits is deep rooted.”
Because the allegations and the documentary got here to gentle, Armie has saved out of the highlight. He and Elizabeth had been married from 2010 till their official divorce in 2020. They share two youngsters: 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.