Michael J. Fox Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Disease, Height, Children, Movies

Michael J. Fox Biography

Michael J. Fox is a Canadian-American actor, producer, and author. Fox is best known for his role as Marty McFly in the critically and commercially successful Back to the Future film trilogy (1985-1990).


Michael J. Fox Age

Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Alberta, Canada. He is 61 years old as of June 2022.

Michael J. Fox Height

Fox stands at a height of 5’4″ (163 cm) tall.

Michael J. Fox Family

Andrew Fox was born in Alberta (Canada) on June 9, 1961, to William Fox, a police officer and member of the Canadian Forces, and Phyllis, an actress, and payroll clerk. He was the fourth sibling in a large family that included a brother and three sisters.

Michael J. Fox’s Wife- Children

Michael J. Fox is married to his ‘Family Ties’ co-star Tracy Pollan since July 16, 1988, and has four kids.

What is Michael J. Fox’s medical condition? -Disease

He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991. In 1998, he made his diagnosis public and established the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

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Michael J. Fox’s Career

At the age of 15, he auditioned for the Canadian television series ‘Leo and Me,’ produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), and was cast. For the next three years, he continued to perform in local theatre and sitcoms, as well as in American film shoots in Canada. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 and dabbled in small roles before landing his big break as Alex P.Keaton in NBC’s popular TV series “Family Ties” (1982-1989). Throughout his seven-year run on the show, he remained a popular name, earning three Emmys and one Golden Globe. Around this time, he went by the stage name “Michael J. Fox.”

He made a name for himself on the big screen as well, and was widely praised for his performance as Marty McFly in Robert Zemeckis’ film ‘Back to the Future’ (1985). It was a huge success, prompting the production of sequels in 1989 and 1990. With his subsequent roles in films such as ‘Teen Wolf’ (1985), the rock-oriented ‘Light of Day’ (1987), and the comedy ‘The Secret of My Success,’ Fox went on to become a teen icon (1987). He also received praise and acclaim for his performance in the Vietnam saga ‘Casualties of War’ (1989). Around this time, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. He did, however, continue to act, appearing in ‘Doc Hollywood’ (1991), and ‘For Love or Money’ (1993). (1993). He has authored three books, ‘Lucky Man: A Memoir’ (2002), ‘Always Looking Up’ (2009) and ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future’ (2010) depicting his struggles with Parkinson’s disease and how to cope with it.

Gary David Goldberg, the creator and executive producer of ‘Family Ties,’ continued his collaboration with Fox and began a show called ‘Spin City,’ starring him, in 1996, delighting audiences with the return of their favorite TV actor to primetime. Fox’s final major film role was as Frank Bannister in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Frighteners’ (1996), which received critical acclaim. He provided voiceovers for films such as ‘Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey and its sequel ‘Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco,’ ‘Stuart Little,’ and ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire.’ Fox has appeared as a guest star in several TV shows, including ‘Scrubs’ (2004), ‘Boston Legal’ (2006), ‘Rescue Me (2009), and ‘The Good Wife’ (2002), earning him numerous Emmy nominations and wins.

Michael J. Fox’s Net Worth

Michael has an estimated net worth of 65 million dollars.

Michael J. Fox Movies

1. Back to the Future (1985)
2. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
3. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
4. Back to the Future… The Ride (1991)
5. The Frighteners (1996)
6. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)
7. Casualties of War (1989)
8. Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road (2002)
9. Doc Hollywood (1991)
10. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)