She’s one of the biggest celebrities in America, known more for her brushes with the law than any acting ability. And she’s very Irish.
They were politically conservative. Lindsay’s grandfather John L. Sullivan, founded the Long Island Pro-Life Party.
Dina had her own stage ambitions and worked as a singer and dancer.
She met and married Michael Lohan – another Irish Catholic with Cork roots and a flair for the dramatic. Michael described his father, Richard Lohan, as an alcoholic.
Lindsay was pushed into the limelight early-- at age 3 she was in ads for Calvin Klein Kids and Abercrombie kids.
By age 10 she was in movies and hit the big time at 12 starring in Disney's ‘The Parent Trap’ in 1998. It has been all downhill from there for the Irish American.