Michael J. Fox Biography

Michael J. Fox, OC is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and advocate. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox's roles have included Marty McFly from the Back to the Future trilogy; Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties, for which he won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award; and Mike Flaherty in Spin City, for which he won an Emmy, three Golden Globes, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991, and disclosed his condition to the public in 1998. Fox semi-retired from acting in 2000 as the symptoms of his disease worsened. He has since become an advocate for research toward finding a cure; he created the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and on March 5, 2010, Sweden's Karolinska Institutet gave him a honoris causa doctorate for his work in advocating a cure for Parkinson's disease.

Since 2001, Fox has mainly worked as a voice-over actor in films such as Stuart Little, and taken recurring guest roles and cameo appearances in TV shows such as Boston Legal, The Good Wife, Scrubs, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Rescue Me. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Michael J. Fox
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Author, Television producer, Film Producer, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Canadian American
Date of Birth:
June 9, 1961 (57)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Marriages
  • 1988-07-16
    "Back To The Future" actor Michael J. Fox (27) weds "Family Ties" actress Tracy Pollan (28) at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont
Michael J. Fox Timeline
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