Birth Date: April 3, 1986 / Age: 29
Birth Place: Thousand Oaks, California, USA
Also Credited as: Amanda L Bynes
Biography: Amanda Laura Bynes (born April 3, 1986 in Thousand Oaks, California) is an actress and show host on the Nickelodeon TV channel. She got her start as a participant of the All That show, and later she became the star of The Amanda Show. She has gradually begun to move into the world of movies, and network television. Some of her notable movies include Big Fat Liar, her first major part in a film, and What a Girl Wants, her first film as a lead actress.
Besides acting, her interests include fashion designing, drawing (she once painted a portrait of David Letterman as a gift to him), being a make-up assistant and hair stylist. She was trained as an actress by Arsenio Hall and Richard Pryor at a comedy camp.
Bynes still lives with her family in the Conejo Valley in California. Her father is a dentist, her brother enjoys soccer, and she has a dog named Betty.