Michael Andrew Fox OC, known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American retired actor. Beginning his career in the 1970s, he rose to prominence portraying Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties.
Michael J. Fox Biography
|Full Name||Michael Andrew Fox OC|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Michael J. Fox|
|Birth Place:||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||9 June 1961|
|Age/How Old:||61 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’4”
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 76 kg
In Pounds – 167 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – William Fox
Mother – Phyllis Fox
|School:||Burnaby Central Secondary School|
|Social media Accounts:||Instagram and Twitter|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Tracy Pollan (m. 1988)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Yes (4)|
|Profession:||Retired actor, producer, author, activist|
|Net Worth:||$75 million|
Michael J. Fox Net Worth 2023
|Net Worth:||$75 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jun 9, 1961 (61 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Edmonton|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Author, Television producer, Film Producer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Michael Andrew Fox was born in Edmonton, Alberta, on June 9, 1961. He is best known by his stage name Michael J. Fox. His mother, Phyllis (née Piper) was an actress and payroll clerk, and his father, William Fox, was a police officer and Canadian Forces member. He is of English and Scottish descent. Due to his father’s career, the family moved around a lot before finally settling in Burnaby, a suburb of Vancouver, when his father retired in 1971. Fox attended Burnaby Central Secondary School.
Fox married actress Tracy Pollan in July 1988. Together, they share four children. He is the founder of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to help advance research work with embryonic stem cell studies with a goal of finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease. To date the foundation has raised over $300 million for Parkinson’s research.
Michael J. Fox has gone to Widdifield Secondary School in his early years. Later, he went to Burnaby Central Secondary School. Though Fox hasn’t completed his studies, as he always wanted to be an actor, for which he went to Los Angeles and started pursuing his dream.
Career and Awards
Michael J. Fox started his career way back in the 1970s when he got the role in a Canadian Television series, Leo and Me. Later, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in Hollywood. His American television debut came with the television film named Letters From Frank. Soon, he got the chance to work in several feature films like Midnight Madness and Class of 1984. Later, Fox worked in the famous NBC sitcom Family Ties, which gave him massive success all around the world. Fox also achieved massive prominence for his role in the Back to the Future film trilogy. Later, he worked in plenty of movies and shows, which made him the biggest superstar of the 1980s and 1990s. Michael J. Fox has won plenty of awards and accolades like the Golden Derby Awards, Grammy Awards, Jupitar Awards, Hollywood Walk of Fame, etc.