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Biography #2 (for Hairspray)

Born and raised in California, Amanda Bynes began her career at a comedy camp. As she continued to work on her craft, it was at a showcase performance in Los Angeles that she was discovered and added to the cast of Nickelodeon's All That. After just one season, she was nominated for a 1997 Cable Ace Award, putting her in the company of such established actresses as Tracey Ullman and Janeane Garofalo.

Working steadily since the age of 10, Bynes charmed audiences in the hit comedy Big Fat Liar, with Frankie Muniz. In the spring of 2003, Bynes starred in her first lead role in the hit film What A Girl Wants, co-starring Colin Firth and Kelly Preston. In the spring of 2004, Bynes loaned her voice to the animated hit film Robots and recently starred in the Dreamworks comedy feature She's The Man.

Known for her unique style of bold, no-holds-barred physical comedy, Bynes has risen to the top on the Nickelodeon series and remained on All That for four seasons. By the age of 12, Bynes became the youngest performer to host her own variety sketch show, The Amanda Show, which earned her the Favorite Television Actress honor four years in a row from Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards. In 2003 & 2004, she won a Kids' Choice Award as Favorite Movie Actress for What A Girl Wants. In 2003, Bynes was featured on the It's Totally Raining Teens cover of Vanity Fair. She was nominated for Choice TV Actress in a Comedy at the Teen Choice Awards in 2003 and 2005.

Bio courtesy New Line Cinema for "Hairspray" (22-Jul-2007)


Biography #3 (for She's the Man)

Amanda Bynes is today best known to television audiences for her starring role as Holly Tyler on the WB series What I Like About You. On the big screen, she recently starred in the comedy What a Girl Wants, for which she won a Kids' Choice Award-her sixth-for Favorite Movie Actress.

Born and raised in California, the young actress has worked steadily since the age of 10. She was first discovered in a showcase performance in Los Angeles by producers Brian Robbins and Dan Schneider, who added her to the cast of Nickelodeon's All That in 1996. After just one season, she was nominated for a 1997 Cable ACE Award. Remaining on the show for four seasons, Bynes was kept doubly busy with other television and film projects.

At the age of 12, Bynes became the youngest performer ever to host her own variety sketch show, The Amanda Show, which debuted in 1999. Her work on the show brought her four consecutive Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Television Actress.

In 2002, Bynes made her feature film debut starring opposite Frankie Muniz in the comedy Big Fat Liar, for which she won a Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress. She also lent her voice to the role of Piper in the animated hit Robots. Bynes next stars in the romantic comedy Lovewrecked, directed by Randal Kleiser.

Bio courtesy DreamWorks for "She's the Man" (01-Apr-2006)


Biography #4 (for Robots)

Amanda Bynes was singled out by Entertainment Weekly for her knack for slapstick reminiscent of Lucille Ball. The young actress stars for a third season as the impetuous Holly in the comedy What I Like About You.

Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, Bynes began her career at a comedy camp, and has worked steadily since age ten. As she continued to work on her craft, it was at a showcase performance in Los Angeles that producers Brian Robbins and Dan Schneider discovered her and added Bynes to the cast of Nickelodeon's All That. After just one season, she was nominated for a 1997 Cable Ace Award, putting her in the company of such established actresses as Tracey Ullman and Janeane Garofalo.

Known for her unique style of bold, no-holds-barred physical comedy, Bynes remained on All That for four seasons. By age 12, Bynes became the youngest performer to host her own variety sketch program, The Amanda Show, which earned her the Favorite Television Actress honor four years in a row from Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards.

Bynes charmed audiences in the 2002 hit comedy Big Fat Liar with Frankie Muniz. In 2003 Bynes starred in her first lead role in the hit film What a Girl Wants, also starring Colin Firth and Kelly Preston, for which she won the Blimp Award for Favorite Movie Actress. That same year, Bynes was featured on It's Totally Raining Teens cover of Vanity Fair, and she was nominated for Choice TV Actress in a Comedy at the 2003 Teen Choice Awards. Bynes stars in the upcoming romantic comedy Lovewrecked.

Bynes, who resides in Southern California, spends her free time drawing, painting and writing.

Bio courtesy Fox for "Robots" (12-Mar-2005)


Biography #5

Amanda Bynes at age 15 is in her third season as the star of her own show, Nickelodeon's The Amanda Show. The variety sketch show features Bynes hosting and playing such characters as Penelope Taynt, Amanda's No. 1 fan; Judge Trudy, a takeoff on Judge Judy; Candy Tulips, a school-age mafia princess, and Amber, the host of the Girl's Room.

Prior to having her own show, Bynes was a regular cast member on Nickelodeon's All That for four years, beginning at the age of 10. She was best known for her Ask Ashley sketch, as the sweet-natured advice columnist with a mean streak triggered by stupid letters, as well as her character, the Whatever Girl, a Valley girl satire. After just one season on All That, Bynes was nominated for a Cable Ace Award alongside Tracey Ullman and Janeane Garofalo. Bynes was discovered at a stand-up comedy showcase at The Laugh Factory in Los Angeles by All That producers Brian Robbins and Dan Schneider. Originally there to scout male talent, they were awestruck by Bynes' comedic timing and stage presence, and immediately cast her in the show.

Bynes has 18 national television commercials to her credit and has appeared on ABC's The Drew Carey Show, WB's The Nightmare Room, HBO's ArIi$$ and Nickelodeon's Figure It Out, as well as talk shows such as The Rosie O'Donnell Show, The Martin Short Show, The Donny and Marie Show and The Howie Mandel Show. She received the Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress in 2000 and 2001. She recently signed a pilot deal with the WB for a primetime sitcom to be created for her.

updated 15-Mar-2003


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