Published Date   13th Feb. 2017, 13:09 pm  Update Date: April 4th, 2017  05:01 am
Quick Info
Birth Name: Michael Andrew Fox
Date of Birth: 09/06/1961
Age: 59 years old
Nationality: American, Canadian
Net Worth: $65 million

Michael J Fox is as a Canadian and as well as an American actor, producer, author, and activist. He is best known for his hit Channel Four sitcom Spin City. Michael J Fox movies have made him a mega star.


Apart from Michael J. Fox movies, he is also the bestselling author of three books named; a compendium of wisdom for graduates, A Funny Thing happened on the Way to the Future, and Always Looking Up. Michael was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 29, in 1991. Michael J. Fox is a dual citizenship holder; Canadian and American. Currently is an international mega-star by the virtue of TV shows and the record-breaking movie “Back to the Future.” Michael J Fox height is 5 ft and 4 inches. Michael J. Fox movies “The Frighteners“, “Stuart little“, and” Back to the future” and many other movies are the Hollywood blockbuster.


Michael Andrew Fox was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on June 9, 1961. He is a son of William Fox, a military man, and actress Phyllis. He was the fourth of five children with three sisters and one brother. His birth name is Michael Andrew Fox but he is called by his nickname is Mike.

Early Life and Childhood

Michael grew up in Burnaby, British Columbia, a suburb of Vancouver. He attended Burnaby Central Secondary School. He was interested in many things during his childhood such as music, and especially hockey rather than acting. Michael was moved to different places several times during his childhood, before settling in Vancouver.

During these movements, he developed his desire towards acting. Michael, at age 15, successfully starred in a Canadian TV series called Leo and Me in 1979 which was produced by the CBC. At age 18, he moved to Los Angeles to continue his acting career where he was offered to play a few roles in television series. Before Michael J Fox movies he played a number of TV series.

Net Worth and Career

Though Michael had dreamed in his childhood to be a hockey player in the National Hockey League, his interests expanded and he ultimately realized his affinity for acting. His first major foray into the industry came in 1976 when Michael debuted as a professional actor. Three years later Michael moved to Hollywood from Los Angeles. At Los Angeles, in 1980 Michael first feature film roles were Midnight Madness and he also played in the movie class of 1984 in 1982. After some short period of time, he began playing Alex P. Keaton on the show Family Ties on NBC’s in 1982 to 1989 which enormously became popular. He also did movie named back to the future in 1985 which made him more famous. In 1991, he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease but he continued working and was focused in his career. He publicly announced his disease only in 1998. In the year 1991 he also appeared in movies; The Hard way and Doc Hollywood.

In 1994 his project included television work like ‘Don’t Drink the Water’ and ‘Spin City’, which he started appearing in from 1996. He also played a lead role in ‘The Frighteners’ and the comic science fiction movie ‘Mars Attacks’. In 1999 Michael was involved in ‘Stuart little’ and appeared in ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’. Due to effects of Parkinson’s disease, he left Spain City. The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research was created in 2000. In 2004, Fox guest starred as Dr. Kevin Casey in the medical comedy ‘Scrubs’.

In 2005 he went on to reprise his voice role for the title character of the mouse in Stuart Little 3. Fox later, in 2009 appeared in four episodes of ‘Boston Legal’ as a lung cancer patient. Michael appeared in an episode of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ in 2011. In 2013, Michael returned to the primetime network television in the main role in the movie ‘The Michael J Fox Show’, which ran for a whole one season. Michael J Fox movies and television series made his net worth about $65 million.

Girlfriend and Spouse

Michael J Fox wife name is Tracey Pollan who is an actress. She played his girlfriend on ‘Family Ties’, on July 16, 1988, at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont. Michael J Fox wife gave birth to four children son Sam Michael, twin daughters Aquinnah Kathleen and Schuyler Frances and daughter Esme Annabelle. Now, and his family resides in Manhattan, New York. Most of the Michael J Fox movies are blockbuster because of the support for his loving wife.

Award and Recognition

Michael J Fox movies and television career spanning from the 1970s, Michael Fox won three Emmy awards for Family Ties, Golden Globe, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards making him one of the country’s most prominent young actors. Michael Fox was also nominated for an Emmy Award for best guest appearance. He also has received numerous humanitarian awards for his work. Especially Michael J Fox movies have made him a star with his millions of fans of followers. Michael J Fox height is small but due to his acting skills, he is recognized globally. He created Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research which has helped the people suffering from such disease.

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