Lindsay Lohan: American Actress and Singer
Lindsay Lohan first gained prominence with her role in Disney’s film The Parent Trap, later going on to star in films such as Herbie: Fully Loaded and A Prairie Home Campaign.
She has also found success as a musician, releasing two Billboard Top 20 albums and most recently her single “Back to Me”, released in April 2020.
Lindsay Lohan’s Biography
Lindsay Lohan made her mark as a child actress and model before finding fame in Tina Fey’s comedy Mean Girls (2004). Following its release, Lindsay also went on to star in several comedies as well as release her debut recording album Speak (2004).
She attended nightclubs and social events frequently, leading to accusations of party girl behavior and car accidents resulting from such behavior.
On August 23, Lindsay Lohan was arrested for DUI, with her lawyer successfully negotiating a plea agreement that allowed her to avoid jail time in exchange for 10 days of community service and three years probation. When spring rolled around Lindsay returned to New York City to complete her hours at Brooklyn Community Services and the Ali Forney Center.
Lindsay Lohan’s Albums
Lindsay Lohan recently declared her desire not to move back to Los Angeles where she once resided. When asked by a newspaper if she would return there, Lohan responded “hell no”. In recent months she has struggled to remain sober while engaging in numerous bizarre incidents.
Lohan made her acting debut with the Disney movie The Parent Trap, becoming an instantaneous teen idol. By 2003 she had practically become a household name thanks to movies like Freaky Friday. However, Lohan began growing weary of it all; eventually taking steps away from party culture to focus more on her career, working on several TV shows, and was even set to star in a Netflix film but it ultimately was canceled due to lack of financing.
Lindsay Lohan’s Debut Album “Speak”
After appearing in movies such as Freaky Friday and Herbie: Fully Loaded, Lindsay decided to venture into music. In 2004 on Casablanca Records she released her debut album Speak; intended as her attempt at breaking into pop music alongside Hilary Duff and Ashlee Simpson. Rumors peaked at 20 on Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Lohan’s debut single was an enormous hit on MTV’s Total Request Live and stayed on its countdown for more than 40 days, becoming her album’s third single to follow suit, First. While not charting in the US or Latin America due to different chart rules, First was moderately successful throughout Europe but did not chart in America due to critical reviews; nonetheless, Lohan continued her music career and released A Little More Personal (Raw) later that same year.
A Little More Personal (Raw) in 2004
She has released two albums: 2004’s Speak and 2005’s A Little More Personal. Additionally, she has recorded songs for films like Mean Girls and Freaky Friday where she featured as both actress and singer.
She has appeared as a guest star on television shows such as Ugly Betty and Eastbound & Down. Additionally, in 2021 she wrote a song for her sister’s film Falling for Christmas.
She’s been vocal about her desire to return to music creation. In an interview with Who What Wear, she stated that she has “tons of songs” ready for release; additionally, she expressed interest in doing a movie musical that would allow her to use her vocal talents best. Perhaps it’s only a matter of time?
Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father) in 2007
After becoming a true teen idol through her roles in Disney films such as Freaky Friday and Mean Girls, Lohan set out to record a third album. However, her well-documented personal problems soon caused the recording sessions to cease abruptly.
Lohan eventually returned to acting, making guest appearances on television shows such as Ugly Betty and Labor Pains as well as appearing in a London stage production of David Mamet’s Speed the Plow play.
Lohan recently teased fans by premiering “Back to Me” on Instagram in late September. Her longtime fans had long been waiting for new material from this troubled starlet and it may finally be coming; after all, it has been fourteen years since her last album released in 2005 – A Little More Personal (Raw). Let’s hope this song marks the start of Lohan’s comeback!
Freaky Friday in 2003
Following several box office flops, Lohan finally found success with the 2004 film Mean Girls. Her acting was widely lauded and earned an MTV Movie Award nomination for Breakthrough Performance. Her song from that film became a Radio Disney hit; additionally her a capella performance of “Jingle Bell Rock” became iconic a capella performance. Lohan frequently frequented New York City nightclubs; tabloid press reported on her party lifestyle and potential bulimia claims.
They and Jamie Lee Curtis appear open to making another Freaky Friday remake after its success with young adults 20 years ago. Recently interviewed by The New York Times, both stars discussed working together.
Mean Girls in 2010
Lohan entered rehabilitation following multiple legal indiscretions and reckless behaviors in 2007. She told OK! Magazine that her experience at rehabilitation had been both “sobering and humbling”. That year also brought arrests, jail sentences, and house arrest orders against Lohan.
In 2004, Lindsay inked a recording contract with Casablanca Records and released her debut album Speak, which debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 chart and went on to be certified platinum. A Little More Personal was then released a year later.
In 2020, Lindsay shot Falling for Christmas for Netflix opposite Glee alumni Chord Overstreet and stars as an arrogant heiress suffering from amnesia just before Christmas. The movie is set for release sometime between 2022-2024; meantime she serves as a narrator on an Australian dating show.