Lindsay Lohan Biography
Lindsay Lohans first few auditions for the small screen were not as successful. She won the part for commercials like Duncan Hines, Jell-O and over 60 television commercials. Due to her advertisement success, Lindsay Lohan received offers for soap opera roles. In 1996, she won a role as Alexandra Fowler on Another World. However, it was on 1998 that Lohan received her biggest break when Nancy Meyers cast her to play dual roles as twins in the Parent Trap. The film grossed a whopping $92 million worldwide, which led to Lohans future stardom.
Lindsay Lohan signed with Disney to a 3-film contract. She also starred in two TV movies 2000 Life-Size and 2002 Get a Clue. In 2003, Lohan received her biggest financial success in film during the release of Freaky Friday, which earned $160 million worldwide.
In 2004, Lindsay Lohan accepted the lead star in two films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and Mean Girls. Although the first movie grossed a modest amount, it received negative reviews. Fortunately, Lindsay Lohan quickly redeemed herself in her first non-Disney film, Mean Girls that reached a gross of $128 million worldwide.
In 2005, Lindsay Lohan returned to her roots and starred in a Disney film, Herbie: Fully Loaded. Due to her continuous movie success, Lohan was able to choose from a wider choice of films. At age 19, she chose to work with Disney to establish herself into grown-up roles, which was out of high school. Other films credited to Lindsay Lohan include the 2006 films Just My Luck and A Prairie Home Companion, the 2005 film Bobby, Chapter 27 and 2007 films Georgia Rule and I Know Who Killed Me.
Aside from acting, Lindsay Lohan also tried her luck with singing and showcased her talent through films like Freaky Friday and Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. However, in 2002, Lindsay Lohan signed with a 5-album production deal with Emilio Estefan, Jr. and Casablanca Records. She was able to release two albums Speak and A little more Personal, with hit singles like Rumors, Over, Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father)" and I Live for the Day.
Lindsay Lohan has been a favorite of controversies with her late-night parties with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, three car accidents in 2005, several hospitalizations for minor accidents health conditions and addictions, rehabilitations, possession of narcotics and two arrests dating May 26 and July 24 arrests. Lindsay Lohan served a day in jail and 10 days of community service for her DUI arrests with probation of three years.