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Canadian–American actor, author, comedian, producer, activist and voice-over artist

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Michael J. Fox, OC is a Canadian–American actor, author, comedian, producer, activist and voice-over artist. With a film and television career spanning from the 1970s, Fox's roles have included Marty McFly from the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990); Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties for which he won three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award; and Mike Flaherty from Spin City (1996-2000), for which he won an Emmy, three Golden Globes, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Birth nameMichael Andrew Fox
Date of BirthJune 9, 1961
Place of BirthEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
OccupationsActor, author, producer, advocate, voice-over artist
Spouse (s)Tracy Pollan (1988–present)
Years active1973–present
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 I’m truly humbled … I remember back in 1985 getting an award for best newcomer. Now I’m up on stage with Danny DeVito as one of the old timers. 
— Michael J. Fox after receiving a lifetime achievement prize at the Golden Camera Awards / February 05, 2011
 Life delivered me a catastrophe, but I found a richness of soul. I owe it to Parkinson’s, no doubt about that, 
— Michael J. Fox saying Parkinson's disease made him a better husband / November 05, 2010
 I’d been drinking too much and cruising along the fast lane before that, but the diagnosis made me an even bigger idiot. My boozing, the subsequent depression, and my increasing pain isolated me from my wife Tracy and my son, Sam Michael. I hit rock bottom. And so I turned myself around. In fact, Parkinson’s has made me a better person. A better husband, father and overall human being. 
— Michael J. Fox saying Parkinson's disease made him a better husband / November 05, 2010
 On any given night I can find the movie on somewhere — I used to flick it off. Now I’ll stop and watch for ten or 15 minutes, not with any kind of nostalgia, but purely to check it out, 
— Michael J. Fox on his Back to the Future trilogy / November 05, 2010
 For one thing, it made me really famous. I can’t think of a single negative thing about it. It changed my life and opened up so many opportunities for me and I’m forever grateful. People still love it and their eyes light up. I’ve been to Asia, Africa, Europe and just last week Thailand, and people still talk about the movie. 
— Michael J. Fox on his Back to the Future trilogy / November 05, 2010

 I can get sad, I can get frustrated, I can get scared, but I never get depressed - because there's joy in my life. 
— Michael J. Fox

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