Canadian actor Michael J. Fox – Biography – Film Actor, Net worth and Television Actor

Michael J fox

Michael J Fox is a Canadian actor who is quite famous as an author and the producer as well. He was passionate about acting since his childhood and has done various television and big-screen projects. He is an activist and advocates for research towards finding a cure for a disease from the past few years.

Let’s dig in more about Michael J fox and brief and why is he so famous.

Who is Michael J Fox?

Michael J Fox or Michael Andrew Fox was born on 9 June 1961 in Canada. His father, William Fox, was a police officer and member of Canadian forces, and his mother, Phyllis, was an actress and a payroll clerk.

Michael’s father was a police officer so he kept shifting from one city to another and finally settled down in Vancouver.

Michael has a keen interest in Ice Hockey and wanted to try for the National Hockey League, but he couldn’t be a part. In his teenage, he got a keen interest in art, music, and acting. At the age of 18, he shifted to Los Angeles to try his luck in acting.

Michael J Fox married Tracy Pollan, his co-star in family ties. The couple has four kids.

In 1991 Michael diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease for the storm he underwent its diagnosis and started searching for the disease’s cure. Currently, he is a founder of the Michael J Fox Foundation, helping people fight against such diseases.


Celebrity NameMichael J Fox
Age59 years
Nick NameMike
Birth NameMichael Andrew Fox
Birth Date9th June 1961
Profession Actor, author and producer
Birth NationEdmonton
Place Of BirthCanada
FatherWilliam Fox
MotherPhyllis Piper
High SchoolBurnaby Central Secondary School
Marital StatusMarried
Married Date16 July, 1988
WifeTracy Pollan
Net Worth$65 million
Body Build/TypeSlim
Weight56 kgs
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBlue


Michael J Fox: Career and Films

Michael J fox developed interested in acting at the age of 15. He got a role in Canadian television series known as ‘Leo and Me’ and started doing some local theatres and sitcoms.

At the age of 18, he went to Los Angeles and bagged several small roles. He is best known for his popular series called ‘Family Ties’ and ‘Spin City’.

He was a part of other movies following movies:

  1. For Love or Money
  2. Doc Hollywood
  3. Life with Mikey
  4. Greedy
  5. Casualties war
  6. Teen Wolf
  7. The Secret of Success
  8. Light of Day

 Michael J Fox: Achievements 

Michael won various awards including Primetime Emmy Award for his outstanding performance in ‘Family Ties’ and ‘Spin City’. He also won Golden Globe award for Best Actor TV series. In 2002, he won Hollywood Walk of Fame.

He started his foundation called the Michael J Fox Foundation to help people fight against diseases.

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