Lindsay Lohan has amassed huge popularity as a result of her acting, singing and designing skills. Her career started off at a young age and although Lohan has been acquainted with a fair share of troubles, her perseverance has made her fulfill all her dreams and make way for new ones.
There are many people out in the world today who dream of making it big by starting a full fledged career at Hollywood. Few succeed and few others don’t. However, some people are born to be actors, and Lindsay Lohan fits the bill for this category as her career started at the tender age of three as she modeled at the Eileen Ford Agency. Among the brands she sported were Abercrombie kids and Calvin Klein kids. Television commercials including Wendy’s, Pizza Hut and others of the like saw Lohan being featured and she has over fifty commercials to her name.
The year 1996 found this young talent playing Alexandra Fowler aka Alli in Another World, a series aired on TV- she was an inherent part of this show for a year. She was already considered a veteran of the show business at the tender age of ten. Her destiny already being paved for her, it is no wonder that she dived headlong into the film industry and was hailed highly by all critics. Currently she is a powerhouse in herself, incorporating singing, fashion designing and modeling into her already overflowing cache.
This budding actress was born Lindsay Dee Lohan to parents Michael Lohan and Dina Lohan on July 2nd in the year 1986. Her three siblings, all younger to her, have been actors or models at one time or the other. Lohan experienced her first big break with the remake of Disney’s comedy The Parent Trap. Her dual role portrayed estranged twin sisters with different personalities and was appreciated far and wide. The film was a huge success and her ability to make the two characters seem convincingly contradictory to each other made her the soul of the film and fetched Lindsay Lohan an award for her performance. She signed a three film contract with Disney and her career started rolling.
Lohan returned to the small screen and starred in television movies like Life Size, where she was featured opposite Tyra Banks, and in Get a Clue with Bug Hall. The comedy series Bette saw Lohan appearing in the pilot episode. However this series was short lived and Lindsay took a break from acting in order to start off her musical career. In 2002 she signed a production deal for five albums with Estefan Enterprises along with a recording contract with Casablanca Records. In the same year Lohan was rumored to be involved in a feud with Hilary Duff as a result of dating Aaron Carter. The news was dismissed by Lohan who said that these were all fictitious renderings.
Lindsay Lohan found her career blossoming as she was cast opposite Jamie Lee Curtis for a comedy based on fantasy- Freaky Friday. This was another Disney adaptation and based on a novel by Mary Rodgers bearing the same name. She delighted audiences with her performance and was awarded by MTV Movie Award. Finding her vocation, Lohan shifted and settled permanently in Los Angeles. The next film she starred in was Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, where she played the principle character. This was once again a Disney production, based on the novel by Dyan Sheldon, and did not fare well. This resulted in its quick box office death but critics could not help but take notice of her charm and skillful role- playing abilities.
Mean Girls happened in the year 2004 as she successfully reunited with director Mark Waters (who made Freaky Friday). It was a high school drama written by Tina Fey and inspired from the book (of the non fiction genre) by Rosalind Wiseman. The film drew excellent reviews and enhanced Lohan’s status as an actress who could be banked upon by the producers at large. Donald Petrie signed her in his romantic comedy named Just My Luck for a whooping $7.5 million. Films like Bobby, A Prairie Home, Herbie Fully Loaded were added to her bandwagon and she got to work with some of the stalwarts in the business- Demi Moore and Sharon Stone. Her debut album ‘Speak’ was launched in the year 2004 and Lohan continued balancing her singing and acting careers simultaneously.
Fashion being an inherent part of celeb lives, Lohan was an aspiring fashion designer. This side to her personality was highlighted in the year 2009 when she launched 6126- her personal fashion line. Women’s leggings were stressed upon in this line. With ‘Sevin Nyne’ Lohan put forth a line of self-tanning spray. By the end of the year Lindsay Lohan was hailed into Ungaro (a house of fashion) as an artistic designer. Her acting career was compromised by no means and she starred in an action film Machete in 2010.
Lindsay Lohan has been in the news more than once for both the wrong and right reasons. She has been involved in a number of affairs though all were short lived. Lohan earned the credits of being among the top fifty most beautiful women in the year 2004 and ranked tenth among the hundred sexiest women. Maxim magazine rated her as the hottest woman of 2007 after she had been rated as the third hottest woman the previous year by the same magazine. She has had her fair share of troubles and has been hospitalized more than once for various reasons. Lohan was sent to a rehab and was also arrested for violation of probation.
None of her personal troubles stopped this young actress from excelling in the professional realm. Lindsay Lohan’s songs are loved by one and all and her husky voice is quite attractive. Like many of her contemporaries, Lohan has a huge fan following consisting mostly of children below the teen age, not to mention the teenagers themselves. When it comes to acting, critics would agree that Lohan has played all her parts with finesse. It is as though acting skills have grown on her as a result of the early start to her career. She appeals to the youth and the aged alike and reaches out to the audience in a way in which very few have been able to achieve before her. Lohan definitely deserves to be ranked among the best actresses and has a number of resplendent decades laid out before her.