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Amanda Bynes

Amanda Laura Bynes (born April 3, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and fashion designer. Bynes appeared in several successful television series, such as All That and The Amanda Show, on Nickelodeon in the mid to late 1990s and early 2000s, and in 2002, she starred in the TV series, What I Like About You. She transitioned to a film career, starring in several films aimed at teenage audiences, including What a Girl Wants (2003), Love Wrecked (2005), She's the Man (2006), Hairspray (2007), Sydney White (2007) and Easy A (2010). She was named one of Teen People's "25 Hottest Stars Under 25" in 2006, and in 2007, Forbes listed her as the fifth highest paid celebrity under 21, with earnings of $2.5 million. Bynes was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, the youngest of three children to Lynn (née Organ), a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Bynes, a dentist who also practiced stand-up comedy. Bynes has two older siblings, Tommy (born 1973), a chiropractor, and Jillian (born 1983), who has a B.A. in History from UCLA and has also acted. Bynes' ancestors immigrated from Ireland, Poland, Russia, and Romania, and her maternal grandparents are from Toronto, Ontario.

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Amanda Bynes -- Lawyer Wants Money for Services, Ballet Slippers

Amanda Bynes
Lawyer Wants Money for Services, Ballet Slippers

Amanda Bynes just learned ballet can be really expensive, because the lawyer who fetched her dancing shoes and helped guide her in court now wants thousands of bucks for his efforts. Artemio… READ MORE >

Amanda Bynes -- Wins DUI Battle, But She Could Lose the War

Amanda Bynes
Wins DUI Battle But Could Lose the War

Good news/bad news for Amanda Bynes -- she won't be prosecuted for DUI ... but the arrest could still get her thrown in jail. We've learned the L.A. City Attorney has decided not to prosecute… READ MORE >

- 124 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Stable, Lucid and Off Meds

Amanda Bynes
Stable, Lucid and Off Meds

Amanda Bynes is OUT of her manic state ... acting completely "normal" and her family thinks it's nothing short of "mind blowing."Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ ... Amanda is off all… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- I Want to Be a Trojan Shrink

Amanda Bynes
I Want to be a Trojan Shrink

Amanda Bynes has her sights set on USC and the psychology department ... but this time not as a patient.Amanda took a VIP tour of the campus Wednesday and we're told she told the folks with whom… READ MORE >

- 158 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Fake Instagram Account Closed ... After Celebs Fire Back

Amanda Bynes
Fake Instagram Account Closed After Celebs Fire Back

Amanda Bynes did NOT rip celebs on Instagram ... it was an impostor all along ... and the fake account has been shut down.An account called Amandabynesfashion has been populated with posts… READ MORE >

- 188 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- I Was Joking About Murdering My Dad

Amanda Bynes
I Was Joking About Murdering My Dad

Amanda Bynes says she does NOT want to kill her family -- claiming the audio TMZ posted of her saying she wanted to murder her dad and slit her mom's wrists ... was just a joke. Bynes says,… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- I'd Like To Slit Dad's Wrists ... And Throw Him in a Ditch (AUDIO)

Amanda Bynes
I'd Like to Slit Dad's Wrists And Throw Him in a Ditch [AUDIO]

Amanda Bynes dreams of murdering her dad, slitting her mom's wrists and burning her house down, and she attacks a friend, telling him, "You're so gay it hurts my feelings" ... and it's all on… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago
Amanda Bynes  -- Nightclub's Freak Show

Amanda Bynes
Nightclub's Freak Show

You would think 1OAK would turn away unstable patrons, but if the customer is good for business all bets are off ... because they let Amanda Bynes party there.Amanda hit up the West Hollywood… READ MORE >

- 193 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Roommates Demand Money for Hair Dye Damage

Amanda Bynes
Roommates Demand Money For Hair Dye Damage

Amanda Bynes and her parents are on the verge of getting sued for allegedly trashing the apartment where she's been staying.TMZ broke the story ... Amanda was staying with 3 girls in… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Neck Tattoo Snafu

Amanda Bynes
Neck Tattoo Snafu

Amanda Bynes dodged a bullet Tuesday night ... when the quest to get a neck tattoo came up short ... because she couldn't prove her identity.We're told Bynes showed up at The Honorable… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago

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