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Michael J Fox

 
Bio:
Beginning his career in the 1970s, he first rose to prominence for portraying Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1982–1989). Fox achieved further recognition as protagonist Marty McFly in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990). The trilogy's critical and commercial success ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Beginning his career in the 1970s, he first rose to prominence for portraying Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1982–1989). Fox achieved further recognition as protagonist Marty McFly in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990). The trilogy's critical and commercial success ... (read complete bio)
 

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Costume worn by Michael J Fox

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12/12/2019
Geoffrey Mark with hat worn by Michael J Fox in Back to the Future II Photo

Geoffrey Mark with hat worn by Michael J Fox in Back to the Future II

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12/12/2019
 

Michael J Fox Biography

Beginning his career in the 1970s, he first rose to prominence for portraying Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom Family Ties (1982–1989). Fox achieved further recognition as protagonist Marty McFly in the Back to the Future film trilogy (1985–1990). The trilogy's critical and commercial success led to Fox headlining several films throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including Teen Wolf (1985), The Secret of My Success (1987), Casualties of War (1989), and The Frighteners (1996). He returned to television on the ABC sitcom Spin City, where he portrayed the lead role of Mike Flaherty from 1996 to 2000.

In 1998, Fox publicly disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease seven years earlier. Fox subsequently became an advocate for finding a cure and founded the Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000 to help fund research. Although the disease's worsening symptoms forced Fox to have a less active career, he continued to make guest appearances on television, including recurring roles on the FX comedy-drama Rescue Me (2009) and the CBS legal drama The Good Wife (2010–2016) that garnered him critical acclaim. He also worked in voice-over, voicing the title character in the Stuart Little films (1999–2005) and the lead of the animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001). His final major role was on the NBC sitcom The Michael J. Fox Show (2013–2014). Fox retired from acting in 2020 due to his declining health.

During his career, Fox won five Primetime Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and a Grammy Award. He was also appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2010, along with being inducted to Canada's Walk of Fame in 2000 and the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2002. For his work advocating a cure for Parkinson's disease, he received an honorary doctorate in 2010 from the Karolinska Institute.




Michael J Fox News

LA Phil to Present A Summer of Film at the Hollywood Bowl and The Ford Featuring Sing Photo LA Phil to Present A Summer of Film at the Hollywood Bowl and The Ford Featuring Sing-a-Long SOUND OF MUSIC & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

LA Phil will present a summer of film at the Hollywood Bowl and The Ford, featuring Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 In Concert, Back to the Future with the LA Phil, and more! 

Full Cast & Production Team Announced for CHICAGO at The Muny, Starring J. Harrison G Photo Full Cast & Production Team Announced for CHICAGO at The Muny, Starring J. Harrison Ghee, Emily Skinner & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's production of Chicago, June 13-19. The cast features Sarah Bowden (Roxie Hart), J. Harrison Ghee (Velma Kelly), Adam Heller (Amos Hart), Emily Skinner (Matron 'Mama' Morton), James T. Lane (Billy Flynn) and Ali Ewoldt (Mary Sunshine). Find out the rest of the cast, and more information on the production!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

The cast of Back to the Future The Musical led by Roger Bart took the stage last night on Britain's Got Talent! Check out the full performance video here!

BACK TO THE FUTURE Booking Extends to February 2023 Photo BACK TO THE FUTURE Booking Extends to February 2023
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Due to overwhelming demand, BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical’s performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End will extend to 12 February 2023. Tickets on sale now. The critically acclaimed Olivier, WhatsOnStage and Broadway World Award-winning Best New Musical had its opening night in London on Monday 13 September 2021.  

Book Your Virtual Experience With Jelani Remy, Donna Lynne Champlin, Telly Leung & Mo Photo Book Your Virtual Experience With Jelani Remy, Donna Lynne Champlin, Telly Leung & More on BWW Stage Door
by Team BWW - May 26, 2022

BroadwayWorld Stage Door is your one-stop shop for Broadway experiences and training in the comfort of your own home.

BACK TO THE FUTURE to Screen At The Ellen Theatre Photo BACK TO THE FUTURE to Screen At The Ellen Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

The 1985 sci-fi classic BACK TO THE FUTURE screens at The Ellen Theatre, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 PM.

Apple Original Films Lands Michael J. Fox Nonfiction Feature Film From Oscar-winning  Photo Apple Original Films Lands Michael J. Fox Nonfiction Feature Film From Oscar-winning Director Davis Guggenheim
by Michael Major - Apr 27, 2022

Apple has announced a new untitled feature film about the life of beloved actor and advocate Michael J. Fox (“Back to the Future” franchise, “Spin City,” “Family Ties,” “Casualties of War,” “American President”), from Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth,” “Waiting for Superman,” “He Named Me Malala”).

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

Sarah Bowden, J. Harrison Ghee, and More Will Return to The Muny's CHICAGO Photo Sarah Bowden, J. Harrison Ghee, and More Will Return to The Muny's CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

The Muny announced today that Sarah Bowden, J. Harrison Ghee, Emily Skinner, James T. Lane, Adam Heller and Ali Ewoldt will return to star in the acclaimed 2021 production of Chicago, June 13 -19, 2022.

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Photo VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

Michael J Fox Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

The cast of Back to the Future The Musical led by Roger Bart took the stage last night on Britain's Got Talent! Check out the full performance video here!

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Michael J. Fox Gets Ready for Thanksgiving on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Michael J. Fox Gets Ready for Thanksgiving on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2020

James Corden connects with Michael J. Fox who is getting ready for a safe Thanksgiving with family, and Michael talks about the role of gratitude in his life, a theme in his new book 'No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality.' And James asks Michael how he appeared as Marty McFly in Lil Nas X's music video and what he took away from his role in 'The Secret of My Success.'

VIDEO: Michael J. Fox Rediscovers Optimism on TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: Michael J. Fox Rediscovers Optimism on TODAY SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2020

Actor Michael J. Fox has projected hope and optimism for nearly 30 years since he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at age 29. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, he shares a story from his new book, “No Time Like the Future,” about hitting a breaking point but reminding himself about what he’s grateful for in life. “Optimism is a choice, but in a way, it isn't,” he says. “There's no other choice. I don't think there's any other viable choice than to hope for the best and work toward it.”

VIDEO: Michael J. Fox Talks About Watching BACK TO THE FUTURE With Princess Diana on  VideoVIDEO: Michael J. Fox Talks About Watching BACK TO THE FUTURE With Princess Diana on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020

Michael J. Fox discusses some interesting myths about him, his new book No Time Like the Future and the 20-year legacy of his foundation, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

VIDEO: See Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald in THE GOOD FIGHT Season Four Trailer VideoVIDEO: See Christine Baranski & Audra McDonald in THE GOOD FIGHT Season Four Trailer
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

CBS All Access has shared the trailer for season four of The Good Fight, starring Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Audra McDonald, Sarah Steele, Michael Boatman, Nyambi Nyambi and Delroy Lindo.

BWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre VideoBWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2020

Adapted from the classic '80s Michael J. Fox movie, The Secret of My Success is now being retold on the musical stage with big production numbers and a book that will have audiences laughing all the way home. The musical has been under development with Paramount for three years as part of Paramount's New Works Initiative. Now, with its updated story, comedic staging and an outstanding score featuring catchy new songs, The Secret of My Success is dressed to impress.

IMDb TV Announces New Original Series CORNER GAS ANIMATED VideoIMDb TV Announces New Original Series CORNER GAS ANIMATED
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 3, 2019

IMDb TV, a free streaming service offering thousands of premium movies and TV shows for everyday TV viewing, today announced that Corner Gas Animated will debut on IMDb TV as an IMDb Original series. Based on Canada's most popular comedy brand of all-time, the award-winning Corner Gas Animated series brings the beloved characters of Corner Gas to life in a new, reimagined way. Beginning October 15, 24 episodes of Corner Gas AnimatedSeason 1 and 2 will be available for the first time in the U.S. on the IMDb TV app on Fire TV, the Prime Video app, IMDb.com and the IMDb mobile apps.

VIDEO: Get a First Listen to Two New Songs From the Upcoming BACK TO THE FUTURE Music VideoVIDEO: Get a First Listen to Two New Songs From the Upcoming BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2019

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season. Get a first listen to two new songs from the upcoming musical, called 'Put Your Mind To It' and 'The Power of Love,' below!

VIDEO: OH, HELLO's Nick Kroll 'Kroller-Skates' Onto TONIGHT SHOW Stage
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 30, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Nick Kroll made an exciting roller-skating entrance before chatting with Jimmy about pranking Michael J. Fox and Steve Martin for his Netflix special for his Broadway show OH, HELLO.