Lilo's Turbulent Life: A Timeline

By Maria Eugenia Miranda
|  Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010  |  Updated 3:01 PM EDT
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Lindsay Lohan's Highs and Lows

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Lindsay Lohan had a career breakthrough at age 12 with a re-make of The Parent Trap.

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Here’s a look at the long road Lindsay Lohan, a New York native who started acting at age 3, has taken to the California slammer.

A LiLo Timeline:

July 2, 1986 – Lindsay Dee Lohan was born in New York City -- grows up in upper middle class Cold Spring Harbor, Suffolk County, Long Island.

Oct. 29, 1992 – Lohan’s small-screen acting career begins as she appears on “Late Night With David Letterman” as a trick-or-treater.

July 29, 1998 – The adorable child star appears in Disney’s “The Parent Trap” remake.

Aug. 6, 2003 – Lilo co-stars in “Freaky Friday” with veteran actress Jamie Lee Curtis.

April 30, 2004 – “Mean Girls” comes out; Lindsay’s performance as a rising teen star as the performance earns her four Teen Choice Awards that year.

Dec. 10, 2004 – Michael Lohan, Lindsay’s dad, is ordered to do a 28-day stint in rehab for his cocaine habit.

May 12, 2006 – Coined as Lilo’s first movie in which she is an adult, “Just My Luck” is about a young professional whose good luck is mysteriously exchanged with someone else’s bad luck.

January 17, 2007 – The wild child star commits herself to Wonderland Center, a rehab spot in Laurel Canyon, Calif.

March 14, 2007 – Michael Lohan is released from jail, after serving two years for drunk driving and attempted assault.

May 11, 2007 – Lohan appears alongside the legendary Jane Fonda in “Georgia Rule.”

May 26, 2007 – Lohan loses control of her Mercedes on Sunset Boulevard and is arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

May 29, 2007 – Lilo checks back into rehab.

July 24, 2007 – Like father, like daughter, Lohan gets arrested for a DUI and cocaine possession; she served just 84 minutes in jail for chasing her former assistant’s mother down in Santa Monica.

October 23, 2008 – The three men who claim Lilo hijacked their sport utility vehicle in July 2007 to chase her just-fired assistant sue Lohan, according to reports.

May 24, 2010 – Judge Marsha Revel orders Lohan to wear an alcohol-monitoring bracelet, get random drug tests and attend all scheduled alcohol education classes.

July 15, 2010 – Lilo checks into a sober living facility in Los Angeles.

July 20, 2010 – LiLo gets locked up for 90 days. She’ll then enter a rehab facility for another 90 days once she gets out of jail.

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