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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 -- Involuntary Confinement For Up to 1 Year

Amanda Bynes
Involuntary Confinement For Up to 1 Year

Amanda Bynes is headed for another conservatorship, but we're told it almost certainly will not be at the hands of her parents. Rather, we've learned Amanda's doctors are planning to get the type… READ MORE >

Amanda  Bynes -- I Hate My Parents For Deceiving Me

Amanda Bynes
I Hate My Parents For Deceiving Me

Amanda Bynes is filled with anger as she sits in a Pasadena mental facility ... after her parents created an elaborate ruse to get her committed.TMZ broke the story ... Amanda's parents… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Amanda Bynes - Ruse for Psych Hold Created By Britney Spears 'Bad Guy'

Amanda Bynes
Ruse for Psych Hold Created by Britney Spears 'Bad Guy'

The person who tricked Amanda Bynes into flying to L.A. where she ended up in a mental ward is none other than the man who some say created life-threatening peril for a then-unstable Britney… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Guy She's Supposedly Marrying Says, No Way, Jose

Amanda Bynes
Guy She's Supposedly Marrying Says No Way, Jose

Amanda Bynes is getting married ... according to a bunch of blogs.  But we found out ... it's all news to the guy to whom she's supposedly getting hitched.According to various reports ...… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Hospitalized on Psychiatric Hold

Amanda Bynes
Hospitalized on Psychiatric Hold

Amanda Bynes just arrived in L.A. and went directly to a hospital outside L.A. ... where doctors placed her on an involuntary psychiatric hold.We're told Amanda thought a car service was taking… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Amanda Bynes - Siblings Draw Battle Lines ... Our Dad Is NOT An Abuser

Amanda Bynes
Siblings Draw Battle Lines Our Dad is NOT an Abuser

The brother and sister of Amanda Bynes have lashed out at her for attacking their dad and accusing him of physical and sexual abuse.Jillian O'Keefe and Tommy Bynes tell TMZ through their lawyer,… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- One Way Flight Request Triggered Airport Argument

Amanda Bynes
One Way Flight Request Triggered Airport Argument

Amanda Bynes tried to force a ticket agent into re-routing a plane ... just so she could fly across the country STAT -- and because of it, Amanda got swiftly booted from the airport.As we… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Parents Seek Mental Health Treatment ... Amanda Flees

Amanda Bynes
Parents Seek Mental Health Treatment Amanda Flees

8:51 A.M. PDT -- The lawyer for Bynes' parents -- Tamar Arminak -- is responding to Amanda's tweets, telling TMZ ... "My clients are heartbroken by these false accusations. Their older children… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Shoplifting Video ... Ellen's Got Nothing on Me (VIDEO)

Amanda Bynes
Shoplifting Video Ellen's Got Nothing on Me

Amanda Bynes danced furiously in a New York clothing store before trying to pilfer a shirt ... and TMZ has the video.If it were anyone else, it would be both fun and funny ... but in Amanda's case… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- 'You Want Me to Pay?' Allegedly Caught Red-Handed AGAIN

Amanda Bynes
Wait, I Have to Pay for This Shirt?? Allegedly Caught Red-Handed AGAIN

Amanda Bynes was accused of shoplifting in New York City TWICE Wednesday -- TMZ has learned she was also caught trying to swipe merch from a women's clothing store ... one hour before the Barneys… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago

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