Armie Hammer Quotes
I feel fortunate. I've really gotten to work with amazing talented people, and to learn from them, which is why I'm doing this. If I can work with the best director I'm going to do it.
Hammer portrayed Clyde Tolson in the biopic J. Edgar (2011), played the title character in the western The Lone Ranger (2013), and starred as Illya Kuryakin in the action film The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015). In 2017, he starred in Luca Guadagnino's romantic drama Call Me by Your Name, for which he received a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. The following year, he portrayed Martin D. Ginsburg in the biopic On the Basis of Sex (2018). On Broadway, he starred in a production of Straight White Men in 2018.
In 2021, claims of sexual abuse and cannibalistic fetishism were made against Hammer, including allegations of nonconsensual sexual violence masquerading as BDSM, rape, and physical and emotional abuse. In March 2021, the Los Angeles Police Department stated that he was the subject of a sexual assault investigation.
Hammer denied the allegations, calling them an "online attack". He later abandoned several future projects and was dropped by his acting agency and publicist.
I grew up in the Cayman Islands. I didn't play video games or watch TV. I would basically come home from school, throw down my backpack, grab my machete, and go hike and chop down trees to make a fort...