Armand Douglas Hammer, better known as Armie Hammer, is an American actor born on August 28, 1986 in Santa Monica, California. Hammer’s professional acting career began with guest appearances in television shows such as Arrested Development, Veronica Mars, Gossip Girl, and Desperate Housewives. In 2010, Hammer’s breakthrough role was in The Social Network, a film about the creation of Facebook. He portrayed the identical twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. For this role Hammer won Toronto Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actor.
In January 2021, multiple women came forward about abuse they had allegedly experienced during relationships with the actor. Paige Lorenze, who dated Hammer for several months in 2020, accused the actor of skin branding. An anonymous Instagram account also released screenshots that were allegedly Hammer’s direct messages to various women, describing various sexual fantasies including violence and cannibalism. In the wake of the allegations, actress Bella Thorne came to the defense of Hammer in an Instagram statement.