Michael J. Fox

Known For: Back to the Future, Back to the Future II, Back to the Future III, Family Ties, Teen Wolf, Spin City, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, The Frighteners, The Secret of My Success, Casualties of War, Doc Hollywood, Rescue Me, Curb Your Enthusiasm

Appearances | Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26

Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian and American activist and renowned actor. Beginning his career as a child actor in the 1970s, he rose to prominence portraying Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1982–1989) and Marty McFly in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990). Fox went on to star in films such as Teen Wolf (1985), The Secret of My Success (1987), Casualties of War (1989), Doc Hollywood (1991), and The Frighteners (1996). He returned to television on the ABC sitcom Spin City in the lead role of Mike Flaherty (1996–2000).

In 1998, Fox disclosed his 1991 diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. He subsequently became an advocate for finding a cure and founded the Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000 to help fund research.

Fox voiced the lead roles in the Stuart Little films (1999–2005) and the animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001). He continued to make guest appearances on television, including the comedy-drama Rescue Me (2009), the legal drama The Good Wife (2010–2016) and spinoff The Good Fight (2020), and the comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm (2011, 2017).

Fox won five Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Grammy Award. He was inducted to Canada's Walk of Fame in 2000 and the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2002. In, 2022 he received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for his advocacy of a cure for Parkinson's disease.