Lindsay Dee Lohan (; born July 2, 1986) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, businesswoman, fashion designer, and film producer, best known for her acting roles in films such as Mean Girls (2004), The Parent Trap (1998) and Freaky Friday (2003), as well as her status as a media and tabloid fixture of the mid-to-late 2000s.
Born and raised in New York, Lohan was signed to Ford Models as a child.
Having appeared as a regular on the television soap opera Another World at age 10, her breakthrough came in the Walt Disney Pictures film The Parent Trap (1998).
The film's success led to appearances in a string of televised films for Disney Channel and the movie Freaky Friday (2003).
Lohan's work won her childhood stardom, and the sleeper hit Mean Girls (2004) affirmed her status as a teen idol.
After starring in Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005), she quickly became the subject of intense media coverage due to a series of personal struggles and legal troubles, as well as a number of stints in rehabilitation facilities.
This period saw Lohan lose several roles and had significantly impacted her career and public image.
Thereafter, she focused on smaller, more mature roles in films A Prairie Home Companion (2006), Bobby (2006), and Chapter 27 (2007).
In the 2010s, she appeared in few films, among the most notable being Machete (2010), Liz & Dick (2012) and The Canyons (2013).
Outside of film, Lohan starred in the OWN documentary series Lindsay (2014), made her stage debut in the London West End production of Speed-the-Plow (2014–15), had a recurring role on the British series Sick Note in 2018, and began appearing in the MTV reality series Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club.
Lohan rose to prominence in the music industry after signing with Casablanca Records and releasing her two studio albums, Speak (2004) and A Little More Personal (Raw) (2005), which were certified platinum and gold, respectively.
Lohan's music saw further commercial success with the help of singles such as "Rumors" (2004), "Over" (2004), "Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father)" (2005), and the #1 Billboard Dance Club hit, "Bossy" (2008).
She has also contributed vocals to the soundtracks of her acting projects.
Lohan dabbled in fashion, beginning a line of her own titled 6126 and briefly serving as artistic advisor for Emmanuel Ungaro in 2009.
Since 2016, Lohan has developed a series of business ventures in Greece, including the Lohan Nightclub in Athens, Greece and two Lohan Beach Houses in the Cyclades islands.