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Amanda Bynes Biography

Amanda Bynes (born 03.04.1986)
Amanda Bynes is an American actress most famous for her Nickelodeon show 'The Amanda Show'.

Amanda Bynes: Childhood
Amanda Bynes was born in Thousand Oaks, California. Her parents are Lynn, a dental assistant, and Rick Bynes, a dentist.
Her father is Catholic but her mother is Jewish; she doesn't identify herself with a particular religion herself.
She attended private Catholic school La Reina High School for a while, but started at University Elementary before graduating from Thousand Oaks High School.

Amanda Bynes: Acting career
Amanda Bynes started acting as a child, appearing in a commercial for Buncha Crunch candies.
She has also appeared on stage in 'Annie', 'The Secret Garden', 'The Music Man' and 'The Sound of Music'.
She started her Nickelodeon career on 'Figure It Out' and 'All That' before landing her own sketch comedy show, 'The Amanda Show' in 1999.
Her first film role was in 2002's 'Big Fat Liar' with Frankie Muniz. The following year, she landed the leading role in 'What a Girl Wants' opposite Colin Firth and Kelly Preston.
In 2002, she began starring with Jennie Garth in the sitcom 'What I Like About You'.
In 2006, she appeared in the comedy 'She's the Man' alongside Channing Tatum and 'Love Wrecked'.
2007 saw her appear alongside Nikki Blonsky and John Travolta in 'Hairspray'.
In 2010, she was in the well-received teen comedy 'Easy A', opposite Emma Stone and Lisa Kudrow.
She has twice announced her retirement from acting, the most recent time in 2012 when she said she wanted to focus on a fashion career.
Amanda Bynes: Other career ventures
Amanda Bynes launched her own fashion line, Dear, in 2007 with Steve & Barry's though it went out of business in 2009.

Amanda Bynes: Personal life
Amanda Bynes currently lives in New York working on her fashion career.
In 2013, she announced that she has an eating disorder.
She has been targeted by the media for some time due several instances of bizarre and irrational behaviour.
In 2012, she was stopped by police for using her cell phone while driving. In the same year, she was arrested and charged for driving under the influence. Later that year she was charged with hit-and-run and her driver's license was suspended. The hit-and-run charges were later dropped.

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Amanda Bynes No Longer On Medication

13th April 2014

Amanda Bynes is no longer on medication.The 'Easy A' star - who dismissed speculation that she has bipolar disorder -...

Can Amanda Bynes Recover Her Career And Make A Comeback?

12th April 2014

Last year Amanda Bynes’s career and personal life was in turmoil, the former Nickelodeon star was in the midst of...

Amanda Bynes Blames Weed For Erratic Behaviour

10th April 2014

Actress Amanda Bynes blames her erratic behaviour on dope smoking.The troubled Hollywood star completed a stint in a rehabilitation centre...

Amanda Bynes Is Recovering From "no Mental Illness Whatsoever", Says Mother Lynn Bynes

10th April 2014

Months after Amanda Bynes made news with her odd behavior and alleged mental illness, her mother, Lynn Bynes, is stepping...

Amanda Bynes' Mother & Lawyer Claim Actress Doesn't Have A Mental Illness

10th April 2014

Amanda Bynes' personal wellbeing is vastly improving.The former Nickelodeon star is on the road to recovery after coming out of...

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20th September 2012

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Easy A 2010, Review by Rich Cline

Smarter than your average teen comedy, this snappy movie knows how to keeps us laughing....

Hairspray (2007) 2007, Review by Sean O'Connell

As Hairspray opens, director Adam Shankman's camera parts the clouds and peers down from the...

Sydney White 2007, Review by Bill Gibron

With all the attention paid to substance-abusing fame whores whose slight grip on reality leads...

She's the Man 2006, Review by Anne Gilbert

What is it about fancy prep schools that makes them the de facto setting for...

Robots 2005, Review by

With its expensive but largely characterless voice castand an off-the-shelf follow-your-dreams plot retooled for a...

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