Amanda Bynes

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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 Reportedly Placed Under ‘Involuntary Psychiatric Hold’ In Los Angeles

11th October 2014 -

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Former Nickelodeon actress Amanda Bynes has been hospitalised on an 'involuntary psychiatric hold' in Los Angeles, reports TMZ. The gossip site reports that Amanda was taken to hospital on Friday soon after landing in Los...

Amanda Bynes Questioned By Barneys Security In New York For Alleged Shoplifting

9th October 2014 -

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Another day, another Amanda Bynes story. This time, the former child star was questioned by security at the clothes store Barneys for allegedly walking out without paying for a hat.Amanda Bynes was apparently questioned by...

Amanda Bynes Claims She's Engaged To 19-Year-Old Boyfriend

7th October 2014 -

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Amanda Bynes has announced she's engaged to her boyfriend, a 19-year-old named Caleb.Amanda Bynes is engaged - apparently!Read More: Amanda Bynes Spotted Behaving Strangely In LAX Airport Restaurant.Rumours about Bynes' marital status were prompted when...

Amanda Bynes Seen Behaving Strangely In LAX Airport Restaurant

4th October 2014 -

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Former child star Amanda Bynes has been hitting celebrity news headlines again in recent days. Having been caught up in a DUI charge in the last week, she was also spotted behaving strangely in a...

Amanda Bynes Returns With Another (Suspected) DUI

1st October 2014 -

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In “where are they now” news this week, Amanda Bynes has found herself on the receiving end of a DUI. But wait – Amanda Bynes has been in treatment, working on her mental health, and...

Amanda Bynes' Parents Only Found Out About Recent DUI Arrest Through The Press

1st October 2014 -

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Amanda Bynes' personal life seems to be spiralling out of control once again, and her parents don't even know about it. The former teen star's latest run-in with the law occurred in the early hours...

Amanda Bynes Arrested For Suspected DUI In Los Angeles

29th September 2014 -

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Actress Amanda Bynes looked like her road to a full recovery was going well until a recent incident that occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning in Los Angeles. The 28 year-old star was...

Happy Birthday Shakespeare, Here's Five Unlikely Adaptations Of His Famous Works

25th April 2014 -

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Shakespeare might be celebrating his 450th birthday but the classic playwright is far from being irrelevant. Whilst his works have been adapted many times on screen, there are also many more unlikely films whose script...

Can Amanda Bynes Recover Her Career And Make A Comeback?

12th April 2014 -

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Last year Amanda Bynes’s career and personal life was in turmoil, the former Nickelodeon star was in the midst of a very public fall from grace which cumulated in her her being put under a...

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

10th April 2014 -

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Months after Amanda Bynes made news with her odd behavior and alleged mental illness, her mother, Lynn Bynes, is stepping up to defend her daughter and set the record straight. She has denied the mental...

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

10th April 2014 -

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Amanda Bynes' personal wellbeing is vastly improving.The former Nickelodeon star is on the road to recovery after coming out of a near-6 month stay at a rehabilitation clinic late last year.But Bynes' mother insists her...

Amanda Bynes Looks Healthy In Several Photos Of Herself Thanking Fans For Birthday Wishes

7th April 2014 -

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Amanda Bynes's road to recovery has definitely been successful so far.The 28 year-old has taken a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for Spring Break as well as her birthday and she seems to be...

Amanda Bynes On The Road To Recovery, As A Fashion Student

24th March 2014 -

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Last year Amanda Bynes was hardly out of the headlines, this year, so far, the former actress has been keeping a relatively low profile as she continues on her road to recovery. On Friday new...

Amanda Bynes Looks Happy & Healthy At College Event

23rd March 2014 -

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Amanda Bynes looked well as she attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise Debut Runway Show in Los Angeles on Friday March 21st. Bynes attended the event with her parents and was happy to...

Amanda Bynes Reaches Plea Deal In DUI Case-Three Years Probation

25th February 2014 -

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Amanda Bynes is well on her road to recovery and has now reached a deal in a DUI case stemming from 2012.Richard Hutton, who is the 27 year-olds attorney, appeared in a Southern California court...

Amanda Bynes and the Curse of the Child Star

14th February 2014 -

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The Amanda Bynes saga was funny at first. When she started dressing like Nicki Minaj, pierced her cheeks and began tweeting strange messages to rapper, Drake, it all just seemed like harmless Miley Cyrus attention...

Justin Bieber's House Stuffed With Drugs: 5 Young Stars Who Battled Addiction

21st January 2014 -

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If there was ever a time that Justin Bieber could be said to have hit rock bottom, it is surely now. Though the 19 year-old pop star may be swanning it on the slopes with...

Amanda Bynes Keeping A Low Profile, While She Recovers And Reconnects With Her Family

8th December 2013 -

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Amanda Bynes is obviously doing better since her release from rehab and has even been spotted out and about with her family in the past few days. The retired actress is keeping a low profile...

Amanda Bynes Enlists In Fashion College Following Rehab Exit

8th December 2013 -

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Troubled actress Amanda Bynes is attempting a fresh start as she enlists in Fashion College.The 27 year-old has decided to go back into education following her stint in rehab. TMZ reports, Bynes has enrolled into...

A Week In News: Paul Walker Dead, Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer, X-Men Apocalypse

6th December 2013 -

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Paul Walker Dead: Tributes have been pouring in this week for the late actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Los Angeles on Saturday (November 30). His friend's Porsche Carrera GT crashed...

Recovering Amanda Bynes Leaves Rehab, Looks At New Career Options

6th December 2013 -

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It’s finally good news for Amanda Bynes, who has reportedly left the treatment facility where she spent the last two months. People magazine report that the actress is done with inpatient treatment at the rehab...

Amanda Bynes Heading Home For The Holidays Following Rehab Stint

6th December 2013 -

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The Amanda Bynes train wreck screeched to a halt in July this year, when the former Nickelodeon star was sent to a psychiatric ward at UCLA for evaluation. A few months down the line and...

Amanda Bynes Out Of Rehab, Going Back to School

5th December 2013 -

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Amanda Bynes is out of the rehab clinic and on the up, according says a statement from lawyer Tamar Arminak, via People. The 27 year-old actress was hospitalised in July after her increasingly immoral behaviour...

The Miley Cyrus-Sinead O'Connor War Of Words Gets Knocked Up A Notch

4th October 2013 -

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So the latest celebrity feud happens to be between Miley Cyrus and Sinead O'Connor, who have begun getting at each other's throats recently and airing all their dirty laundry over the internet. It started with...

Miley Cyrus Responds To Sinéad O'Connor In Offensive Tweet

4th October 2013 -

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Sinéad O'Connor responded to Miley Cyrus' comments in a recent interview by penning an open letter to the 'Wrecking Ball' singer. Cyrus, in an interview with Rolling Stone, stated her recent video for 'Wrecking Ball'...

Unpicking The Truth Behind Amanda Bynes' Apparent Breakdown

3rd October 2013 -

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The celebrity bloggers loved Lindsay Lohan. It guaranteed 500 words a day. She's run over a photographer, she got hammered in this club, she might have borrowed some cash from Charlie Sheen. The interest died...

Amanda Bynes's Mother Warns For People To Be Cautious Over What They Read About Her Daughter: "99% Is False Or Misleading"

3rd October 2013 -

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In the past week or so, we have 'learnt' that Amanda Bynes has moved from a psychiatric ward to a rehab centre and has been officially diagnosed with having schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, however her...

Amanda Bynes Needed To Leave Psych Ward For Her Own Good, Say Parents

2nd October 2013 -

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Amanda Bynes has been moved from her secure psychiatric ward at UCLA in favour of an upscale rehabilitation center usually frequented by celebrities recovering from drug problems. It was an interesting and worrying choice of...

Amanda Bynes Upgrades To Swish Rehab Clinic After Feeling "Scared" At UCLA

1st October 2013 -

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Amanda Bynes has now left UCLA Medical Center where she was receiving treatment for a mental illness in favour of a more upmarket, relaxed rehab facility in sunny Malibu.The star is no doubt troubled, but...

Amanda Bynes Transfers To Exclusive Rehab Centre From Hospital

1st October 2013 -

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Amanda Bynes has moved from the Reagan UCLA Medical Centre and moved to a private facility outside Los Angeles. Her mother's attorney, Tamar Arminak, made the announcement yesterday (Monday 30th September). According to TMZ, Bynes...

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