Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox

Born Jun 9, 1961

Michael J. Fox, OC is a Canadian American actor, author, producer, activist and voice-over artist. With a film and television career spanning from the late 1970s, Fox's roles have included Marty McFly from the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990); Alex P.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michael J. Fox.


1961 Birth Fox was born on June 9, 1961, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis (née Piper), an actress/payroll clerk, and William Fox, a police officer and Canadian Forces member.
1971 10 Years Old Fox's family lived in various cities and towns across Canada because of his father's career. The family finally moved to the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, British Columbia, when his father retired in 1971. … Read More


1979 18 Years Old Fox, at age 15, starred in the Canadian television series Leo and Me produced by the CBC, and in 1979, at age 18, he moved to Los Angeles to further his acting career. … Read More


1982 - 1985 2 More Events
1986 25 Years Old …  Fox won three Emmy awards for Family Ties, in 1986, 1987 and 1988.
1988 27 Years Old Fox married actress Tracy Pollan on July 16, 1988, at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont. … Read More
1989 28 Years Old He also won a Golden Globe Award in 1989. … Read More


In 1991, he starred in Doc Hollywood, a romantic comedy about a talented medical doctor who decides to become a plastic surgeon. … Read More
2000 39 Years Old …  Fox won an Emmy award for Spin City in 2000, three Golden Globe Awards in 1998, 1999 and 2000 and two Screen Actors Guild Awards in 1999 and 2000. … Read More


2004 43 Years Old In 2004, Fox guest starred in two episodes of the comedy-drama Scrubs as Dr. Kevin Casey, a surgeon with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. … Read More
2006 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, he appeared in four episodes of Boston Legal as a lung cancer patient. … Read More
2009 48 Years Old In 2009, he appeared in five episodes of the television series Rescue Me which earned him an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. … Read More
…  He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2010. … Read More


2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 31, 2012, he received an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the Justice Institute of British Columbia to recognize his accomplishments as a performer as well as his commitment to raising research funding and awareness for Parkinson's disease. … Read More
2014 53 Years Old In an interview with Jimmy Fallon in April 2014, Fox stated he negotiated the role at a payphone at Pioneer Chicken.
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