- Category : 1986-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Endeavor 1
American actress who rose to prominence in the late 1990s and early 2000s on the Nickelodeon series "All That" and "The Amanda Show." From 2002 to 2006, she starred on the WB sitcom "What I Like About You."
Bynes has also starred in several films, including "What a Girl Wants" (2003), "She's the Man" (2006), "Hairspray" (2007), "Sydney White," (2007) and "Easy A" (2010).
In March 2012, Bynes was stopped and ticketed by police for talking on a cell phone while driving. A month later, she was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after side-swiping a police car in West Hollywood.
On 4 September 2012, Bynes was charged for two alleged hit and run incidents, one occurring in April and the other in August. The hit and run charges were dismissed in December 2012 following a financial settlement between Bynes and the victims.
Bynes' driver's license was suspended on 6 September 2012, by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. On 16 September Bynes was cited for driving with a suspended license, and her car was impounded. In May 2013, Bynes pleaded no contest to the charge, and was sentenced to three years probation. The charge for driving under the influence is still pending.
On 4 April 2013, Bynes announced via Twitter that she has an eating disorder.
Bynes was arrested in May 2013 for charges related to marijuana possession and was placed under an involuntary psychiatric hold two months later.
In September 2012, Bynes said that she would instead focus on launching her career as a fashion designer. In December 2013, Bynes enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine for 2014.
In 2012, Bynes announced that she was retiring from acting. Five years later, in June 2017, Bynes announced her intention to return to acting, specifically in television.