Dru Ann Mobley is best known as the mother of American actor Armie Hammer. She is a Christian and teaches Bible study in Los Angeles.
She moved to the Cayman Islands with her husband and son in 1993, but later returned to the United States. She is a board trustee at Oral Roberts University and has donated millions of dollars to various charities.
She was born on October 12, 1961
Dru Ann Mobley was born on October 12, 1961, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is the daughter of Donna Rae (Kaufman) and longtime Tulsa real estate developer Douglas Lee “Doug” Mobley.
She is also the mother of businessman Michael Armand Hammer, who is best known for his ties to the Occidental Petroleum company and the Armand Hammer Foundation. They have two children together, Armie and Viktor.
The Hammer family lived in Dallas, Texas, for a brief time before moving to the Cayman Islands when Armie was 7. His parents own several businesses, including Knoedler Publishing and Armand Hammer Productions.
As a child, Hammer appeared in several television shows. He made his first prominent appearance as a young Billy Graham in the 2008 biopic Billy: The Early Years.
She died on December 9, 2014
Mobley, who was born on February 17, 1937 in Biloxi, Mississippi, was a successful actress and television personality. She was a Miss America 1959 and starred in several hit series, including Perry Mason, Love, American Style, Fantasy Island, Falcon Crest and Diff’rent Strokes.
She and her husband Gary Collins were well known for their commitment to many worthwhile causes, working with World Vision to help children in various Third World countries. She also served as a consumer advocate/game show panelist on Match Game.
Dru Ann Mobley died on December 9, 2014 at the age of 73 from heart failure. She passed away surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Armie Hammer’s mother, Dru Ann Mobley, was a loving and caring mom who shared plenty of photos of her two sons, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren on Instagram. She always wrote cute captions to these pictures and never missed an opportunity to share her love and gratitude for her family.
She married Gary Collins
Mobley, who was a Mississippi native, was crowned Miss America in 1959 and studied acting with Lee Strasberg. She starred in Broadway’s Nowhere to Go But Up and appeared in a Los Angeles production of Guys and Dolls. She signed a five-year contract with MGM and made her television debut on Aaron Spelling’s ‘Burke’s Law’ in 1963.
Her star turn opposite Elvis Presley in two 1965 films, Girl Happy and Harum Scarum, earned her a Gold Globe award for the most promising newcomer – actor category. She was also seen in Jerry Lewis’s ‘Three on a Couch’ and The King’s Pirate, among others.
Mobley, who died of breast cancer on December 9, 2014 at age 77, was a longtime friend and supporter of the University of Mississippi and was the first woman to be voted into its hall of fame. She also was the proud mom of two daughters, Mary Clancy Collins White and Melissa Collins.
She has two children
Dru Ann Mobley has two children, Armie Hammer and Viktor Hammer. Her son, Armie, is an actor who has starred in several movies and TV shows.
She is a devout Christian and has a strict moral outlook on life. She and her husband, Michael, divorced in 2012 after 27 years of marriage.
In 1985, she married the businessman Michael Hammer, who was the grandson of Occidental Petroleum owner Armand Hammer. They have two children together and they both live in Los Angeles.
He died on Sunday at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer, reports TMZ. He is survived by his sons, Armie and Viktor, as well as his ex-wife Dru Ann Mobley.
According to Vanity Fair, he made his money from ‘wide-ranging grifts.’ These included laundering money, using artwork to fund Soviet espionage, bribing his way into the oil business and knocking off Faberge eggs. He also inherited his grandfather’s billion-dollar business empire, which he ran until 1990.