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Clinton movie script being shopped

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A screenplay for a movie about former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky, featuring Elvis Presley's music, is being shopped around Hollywood.

Bynes stars in new milk ad

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Amanda Bynes is the latest celebrity to join the "Body by Milk" campaign, created to encourage teens to be active and drink more milk.

N.J. to host 'Hairspray' premiere

NEWARK, N.J., July 16 (UPI) -- Newark, N.J., is rolling out the red carpet for the cast of the new movie musical, "Hairspray."

Pfeiffer plays villain in 'Hairspray' film

TORONTO, July 17 (UPI) -- Michelle Pfeiffer is rounding out the cast of the film version of the Tony-award-winning musical "Hairspray," with shooting set to begin in Toronto Sept. 5.

Fashion awards a big success

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- The big winners at the CFDA fashion awards in New York this year were Francisco Costa, Thom Browne and Tom Binns.

More stars added to 2006 MTV Movie Awards

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- The 2006 MTV Movie Awards expanded its star-studded lineup Monday with Colin Ferrell, Jessica Simpson, Amanda Bynes and Dane Cook.

Amanda Bynes learns manliness from 'D'

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- Teen actress Amanda Bynes tells People magazine she listened to a lot of Tenacious D to prepare for her gender-bending role in "In She's the Man."

Forbes reveals most powerful under 25 list

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen earned an estimated $21 million last year to make Forbes' list of the most powerful celebrities under 25.

Hollywood Digest

HOLLYWOOD UNIONS CLOSER TO NEW DEAL
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

NBC reporter David Bloom has died of natural causes while covering the war in Iraq. He was 39.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

'Phone Booth' tops box office

HOLLYWOOD, April 6 (UPI) -- The opening of action-thriller "Phone Booth" topped a moderate weekend at the nation's box office with an estimated $15 million at 2,481 theaters during the Friday-Sunday period, studio sources said Sunday.

Hollywood Digest

'THE MATRIX' AT CANNES
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Box office victory for 'Head of State'

HOLLYWOOD, March 30 (UPI) -- The opening of Chris Rock's political comedy "Head of State" topped the U.S. box office with an estimated $14 million at 2,151 theaters for the Friday-Sunday period, studio sources said Sunday.

Commentary: Joe Bob's Week in Review

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- A mysterious disease that started in Hong Kong has killed 386 people in 14 countries since Feb. 1 and is now classified by the World Health Organization as a gl
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Amanda Bynes arrives for the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York on September 13, 2009. UPI/Laura Cavanaugh
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Amanda Laura Bynes (born April 3, 1986) is an American actress, fashion designer and singer. Bynes appeared in several successful television series, such as All That and The Amanda Show, on Nickelodeon in the mid to late 1990s and early 2000s, and in 2002, she starred in the TV series, What I Like About You. She transitioned to a film career, starring in several films aimed at teenage audiences, including What a Girl Wants (2003), Love Wrecked (2005), She's the Man (2006), Hairspray (2007), and Easy A (2010).

Bynes was named one of Teen People's "25 Hottest Stars Under 25" in 2006, and in 2007, Forbes listed her as the fifth highest paid celebrity under 21, with earnings of $2.5 million.

Bynes was born and raised in Thousand Oaks, California, USA, the daughter of Lynn (née Organ), a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Bynes, a dentist who also practiced stand-up comedy. Bynes has two older siblings, Tommy (born 1973), a chiropractor, and Jillian (born 1983), who has a B.A. in History from UCLA and has also acted. Bynes' maternal grandparents are from Toronto, Ontario and her ancestors immigrated from Ireland, Poland, Russia, and Romania. Her father is Catholic and her mother is Jewish; Bynes has described herself as Jewish, and has also stated "I haven't decided yet . I don't know yet exactly what I believe".

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Amanda Bynes."
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