Amanda Laura Bynes was born on April 3,1986 and is an American actress.
35 Facts About Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes is known for her work in television and film throughout the 1990s and 2000s.
Amanda Bynes went on to star in a number of successful films, including the comedy What a Girl Wants and the animated film Robots ; she has received praise for her starring role in the sports comedy She's the Man as Viola Hastings, her supporting role in the musical Hairspray, and for co-starring in the comedy-drama Easy A alongside Emma Stone.
Amanda Bynes was in a conservatorship from August 2013 to March 2022.
Amanda Bynes was born in Thousand Oaks, California, on April 3,1986, the youngest of three children born to Lynn, a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Amanda Bynes, a dentist.
Amanda Bynes's father is Catholic and is of Irish, Lithuanian, and Polish descent.
Amanda Bynes's mother is Jewish, and was born to a Canadian couple whose families were from Poland, Russia, and Romania.
Amanda Bynes began professionally acting at age seven, appearing in a television advertisement for Buncha Crunch candies.
Amanda Bynes was a regular member of the series Figure It Out from 1997 to 1999.
At the age of 13, Bynes starred in the All That spin-off comedy The Amanda Show from 1999 to 2002.
Amanda Bynes had her breakthrough on the shows earning praise and acclaim.
Amanda Bynes won four Kids' Choice Awards and received two Young Artist Award nominations.
In 2002, Amanda Bynes made her feature film debut in Big Fat Liar starring as Kaylee, best friend of co-star Frankie Muniz's character.
The series garnered positive reviews and Amanda Bynes received a number of nominations from the Teen Choice Awards and the Young Artist Awards.
In 2003, Amanda Bynes appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair July 2003 edition.
Amanda Bynes had a voice role in the direct-to-video film Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure, which was panned by critics.
Amanda Bynes had a voice role as Piper Pinwheeler in the 2005 animated film Robots, which was a commercial success.
Amanda Bynes was named one of Teen Peoples "25 Hottest Stars Under 25" in 2006.
In 2006, Amanda Bynes starred in the sport comedy film She's the Man, based on William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.
Amanda Bynes portrays Viola Hastings, a girl who pretends to be her twin brother to play with the boys' soccer team at an elite boarding school after the girls soccer team at her school gets cut.
In 2007, Amanda Bynes starred as Penny Pingleton, a sheltered young girl, in the musical comedy film Hairspray.
Amanda Bynes won the Critics' Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble and received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in 2008, among others.
Amanda Bynes was featured on the Hairspray soundtrack, which went on to get a Grammy nomination.
The film was a flop although Amanda Bynes's performance was praised.
In 2008, Amanda Bynes appeared in the Lifetime Television movie Living Proof as the student assistant of Harry Connick, Jr.
The film was a critical and commercial success, with Stone and Amanda Bynes receiving critical praise for their performances.
In July 2010, Amanda Bynes announced an indefinite hiatus from acting but later stated in 2018 that she intended to return to television acting.
Since childhood Amanda Bynes has been interested in illustration and fashion design.
In 2012, Amanda Bynes was charged with driving under the influence in West Hollywood.
In May 2013, Amanda Bynes was charged with reckless endangerment and marijuana possession after she was found smoking in the lobby of her Manhattan apartment building.
Amanda Bynes was hospitalized under a 72-hour mental-health evaluation hold.
Amanda Bynes's parents filed for conservatorship of their daughter shortly after her hospitalization began.
In 2018, Amanda Bynes stated she had been sober for four years with the help of her parents.
Amanda Bynes's attorney stated that Bynes believed her condition was improved and protection of the court was no longer necessary.
On March 20,2023, Amanda Bynes was placed on a 72-hour psychiatric hold after she flagged a bystander for help and called 911 following a psychotic episode in Los Angeles.