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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 536 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 >

- 537 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 >

- 538 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 >

- 538 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Yeah, I Have a Place to Stay ... But I Don't Like It

Amanda Bynes
Yeah, I Have a Place to Stay But I Don't Like It

Amanda Bynes is not telling the truth when she says her parents aren't allowing her to have a roof over her head, because we've learned she's had a place all along ... she just doesn't like the… READ MORE >

- 539 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- I'm in a Purple Haze

Amanda Bynes
I'm in a Purple Haze

Amanda Bynes took a page out of Wiz Khalifa's playbook Friday night in West Hollywood ... no, she wasn't rapping -- the troubled actress dyed her hair purple.Amanda hit up Nine Zero One in West… READ MORE >

- 543 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Come Work the Strip!! Gets Bartending Offer

Amanda Bynes
Come Work the Strip!! Gets Bartending Offer

Amanda Bynes' cry for employment has been answered -- an L.A. bar is offering her a high profile bartending gig ... right in the heart of the Sunset Strip.Chad Weiner, the managing partner of… READ MORE >

- 543 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- I Want to Be a Bartender

Amanda Bynes
I Want to Be a Bartender

Amanda Bynes has a plan ... she wants to sling drinks.Sources connected to Amanda tell TMZ ... she wants "a normal life," and she believes working in a bar would achieve that goal.Amanda says… READ MORE >

- 544 days ago
Amanda Bynes -- Crashes at L.A. Shopping Mall

Amanda Bynes
Crashes at L.A. Shopping Mall

After wandering around homeless, Amanda Bynes is in desperate straits ... with no place of her own to live ... Amanda crashed on a sofa in the middle of The Beverly Center in Los… READ MORE >

- 544 days ago

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