Michael Armand Hammer has passed away at the age of 67, the celebrity website reports TMZ.
Michael is said to have passed away on Sunday last week. TMZ reports that he has been battling cancer for a while.
Michael Hammer is the father of the famous, scandal-ridden actor Armie Hammer, who has been accused of cannibalism, among other things.
Michael made a living as a businessman and worked in an investment bank until he joined Occidental Petroleum – the company that his grandfather, Armand Hammer, had run for several years.
Michael later became the vice president of the company.
He has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hammer Productions, Armand Hammer Foundation, Hammer Galleries and Hammer International Foundation.
He is survived by two sons, Armie and Victor Hammer.
The actor, known for films such as “Call Me By Your Name” and “The Social Network,” has been accused of, among other things, rape and being a cannibal.
The accusations gained even more momentum after the screening of the documentary “The House of the Hammer”. It delved into the actor’s allegedly violent and sexual fantasies.
In addition, she revealed some dark history of the Hammer family.
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