About Michael J. Fox

In this section of the site you will find biographical information, awards listings, a timeline of Michael J. Fox’s life, Parkinson’s Disease resources, frequently asked questions and quotations made by and about Michael J. Fox.

Parkinson's Advocacy

Biography

VITAL STATISTICS FULL NAME : Michael Andrew Fox STAGE NAME: Michael J. Fox BIRTHDAY: Friday June 9, 1961 HAIR COLOR: Brown EYE COLOR: Blue FATHER: William Fox (Deceased: January 6, 1990) MOTHER: Phyllis Fox BROTHER: Steven Fox SISTERS –Karen (Deceased November 6, 2007) –Jackie –Kelli WIFE: Tracy Pollan WEDDING DATE: Saturday July 16, 1988 CHILDREN …

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Timeline

(Most information gathered from Michael J. Fox: Overcoming Adversity by Richard Kozar) 1961: Born on June 9 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. 1976: Performs in “Leo and Me”, his first television series. 1979: Appears in the television movie Letters From Frank; drops out of high school at age 18 and moves to Hollywood. 1980: Appears in …

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Parkinson’s Disease

Why ask me? Go to the experts! Visit the Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Parkinson’s 101 page. There you will find out general information about the following: What it is What are the symptoms How it is diagnosed What else the symptoms could be Causes of the disease Can Parkinson’s be prevented What drugs can help …

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: ARE YOU MICHAEL J. FOX? A: No, I am not, nor am I affiliated with him and/or his website. Q: IF I WRITE A LETTER TO MICHAEL J. FOX, CAN YOU FORWARD IT TO HIM? A: No, I can not. I am not in contact with Michael J. Fox in any way and I …

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Blimp Award

Honors & Awards

1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 ————————————————— 1985 AWARD: 16 Magazine’s Movie Star of the Year …

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Quotations

Quotations Made by Michael J. Fox What I’ve learned through having Parkinson’s and doing my work and not telling people about it is that whatever I’m perceived to be doing, I’m doing something else. I’m managing a physical situation. It taught me great discipline and an awareness of what I can expect from myself. –GQ …

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