Who is Amanda Bynes? Journey of the Nickelodeon Star & Why she Quit Acting

Amanda Bynes, by hearing this name you may though who is she actually? But most of us watched her show often in our childhood. The show is “The Amanda Show”. And Amanda Bynes is the creator of this show.

She was one of the best comedy sensations of her prime time. For this reason, she was often compared to the generation’s next Lucille Ball or Carol Burnett.

Who is Amanda Bynes?

Amanda Bynes is a famous American actress. She is born on 3rd April 1986. She started her career as a child actress in television and film. In the 1990s to 2000s, she acted in several television shows from where she got fame.

Career journey

From a very little age, she worked on sketch comedy series, later this made the biggest breakthrough of her career. Only she was just 13 years old, she hosted and performed sketches on her own series, “The Amanda Show” on Nickelodeon.

Who is Amanda Bynes? Journey of the Nickelodeon Star & Why she Quit Acting

The success of this show ranked up for the “Nickelodeon kinds Choice Award”. Throughout the 2000s she performed in several comedy movies like  “Big Fat Liar”, “She’s The Man” etc.

Also in 2002, she landed a starring role in the WB sitcom What I Like About You from 2002 to 2006, where she co-starred with Jennie Garth.

After that, in 2006 she starred in She’s the man. Which was a great success of that time. Later she worked on many shows as a voice artist.  In 2007, he acted in a comedy film Hairspray. This film also brought commercial success for her.

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After that, she appeared in a Lifetime Television movie. Later in her career, she was going into the field of fashion design.

Who is Amanda Bynes? Journey of the Nickelodeon Star & Why she Quit Acting

Why she quit acting?

In 2010, she announce her retirement from acting on Twitter. Bynes has since opened up about how substance abuse led her to erratic behavior and trouble with the law following her retirement from acting. She was arrested in 2013 for reckless endangerment and attempted tampering with physical evidence.

Bynes said in the interview that “taking Adderall could have affected her performance when she was filming “Hall Pass” in 2010 and gave the public an idea that she was struggling with substance abuse”.

So, this is a journey and downfall of a star which we go through in the above article.

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