Amanda Bynes, Then and Now: 15 Years in Pictures

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Before she was a paparazzi magnet, Amanda Bynes spent a decade as an actress. The Amanda Show premiered when she was 13; she carried her first feature film at age 16, opposite Frankie Muniz in Big Fat Liar. Bynes abruptly retired from acting at age 24, then fell into a pattern of hit-and-run car crashes and tabloid titillation, ultimately moving to New York to work on a clothing line. Click to see images from every stage of Bynes's public life — her tween years in overalls, her early twenties in Herve Leger, and her life now as New York's 27-year-old pied piper of paparazzi.

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