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 Name Michael J Fox
Age 59 years
Nick Name Mike
Birth Name Michael Andrew Fox
Birth Date 9th June 1961
Gender Male
Profession  Actor, author and producer
Birth Nation Edmonton
Place Of Birth Canada
Nationality Canadian
Ethnicity American
Horoscope Gemini
Father William Fox
Mother Phyllis Piper
Siblings 4
Brothers 1
Sisters 3
High School Burnaby Central Secondary School
Marital Status Married
Married Date 16 July, 1988
Wife Tracy Pollan
Children 4
Son 1
Daughter 3
Net Worth $65 million
Body Build/Type Slim
Height 5’4’’
Weight 56 kgs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue


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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