While working on movies like "Sydney White," Bynes' personal life also took the spotlight.She was briefly linked to athlete and reality star Doug Reinhardt, here at a Los Angeles Lakers game in December 2008.
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In October 2014, that speculation continued as disturbing tweets were posted to Bynes' account containing allegations of abuse.
Here's a quick timeline of Bynes' life and career: Amanda Bynes became a superstar among the elementary-age crowd starting in 1996 as a member of the Nickelodeon show "All That," on which she memorably played a sweet young lady full of rage during the "Ask Ashley" skit.
She 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 2012, Bynes announced that she was retiring from acting.