Amanda Laura Bynes is a popular American actress. Starting out as a child artist, she is best known for her long-time association with ‘Nickelodeon.’ She was born and brought up in California and her parents supported her aspirations to become an actress. She was sent to many Hollywood-based comedy classes. Subsequently, she was spotted by ‘Nickelodeon’ and was offered a sketch comedy show of her own ‘The Amanda Show,’ for which she won many ‘Nickelodeon Awards.’ She soon stepped into Hollywood and appeared in movies like ‘Big Fat Liar,’ ‘What a Girl Wants,’ ‘Hairspray,’ etc. Her popularity increased when she appeared in series like ‘What I Like About You.’ In 2010, Bynes declared on Twitter that she has retired from acting as it does not interest her anymore. However, later in the same year, she said she has “unretired” and went on to appear in a cameo role in the movie ‘Easy A.’ Since 2012, Bynes has been on the wrong side of the law, often exhibiting erratic and questionable behavior in public. She was then diagnosed with possible schizophrenia and is taken under extended involuntary psychiatric hold by the law. Since 2010, she has been on an indefinite hiatus.