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Honors & Awards

MJF with Emmy Award1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 |
2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

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1985

AWARD: 16 Magazine’s Movie Star of the Year
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AWARD: 16 Magazine’s Television Star of the Year
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AWARD: 16 Magazine’s Favorite All-Around Movie Star of the Year
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: September 7, 1985
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AARP Impact AwardAWARD: “Entertainment Tonight’s” Newcomer of the Year
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AWARD: Golden Apple Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Women’s Press Club
CATEGORY: Most Newsworthy Male Discovery
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AWARD: Most Exciting New Star
PRESENTED BY: National Organization of Theater Owners
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AWARD: Included in the Top 10 Sexiest Men in America
PRESENTED BY: Playgirl Magazine’s
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Golden Globe AwardAWARD: Male Star of the Year
PRESENTED BY: ShoWest
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AWARD: Your Choice for the Films
CATEGORY: Best Actor
PERFORMANCE: Marty McFly in Back to the Future
RESULT: Won

1986

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical Motion Picture
PERFORMANCE: Marty McFly in Back to the Future
RESULT: Nominated
American Comedy AwardDATE: January 24, 1986
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AWARD: Saturn Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Motion Picture
PERFORMANCE: Marty McFly in Back to the Future
RESULT: Won
DATE: May 28, 1986
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Won
Satellite AwardDATE: September 6, 1986
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AWARD: Q Award
PRESENTED BY: Viewers for Quality Television
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Won
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AWARD: People’s Choice Award
CATEGORY: Favorite Motion Picture Actor
PERFORMANCE: Marty McFly in Back to the Future
RESULT: Nominated

1987

People's Choice AwardAWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: January 31, 1987
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Won
DATE: September 12, 1987
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Golden Camera AwardAWARD: Q Award
PRESENTED BY: Viewers for Quality Television
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Won

1988

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: January 23, 1988
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AWARD: Emmy Award
Blimp AwardPRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Won
August 27, 1988
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AWARD: Blimp Award
PRESENTED BY: Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards
CATEGORY: Favorite TV Actor
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
Golden Satellite AwardRESULT: Won

1989

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Won (Tied with Judd Hirsh in “Dear John” and Richard Mulligan in “Empty Nest“)
DATE: January 28, 1989
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
GQ Man of the Year AwardCATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton in “Family Ties
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: September 16, 1989

1990

AWARD: Blimp Award
PRESENTED BY: Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards
CATEGORY: Favorite Movie Actor
PERFORMANCE: Marty McFly, Marty McFly Jr. & Marlene McFly in Back to the Future Part II
Grammy AwardRESULT: Won

1996

AWARD: American Comedy Award
PRESENTED BY: The ABC Television Network
CATEGORY: Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
PERFORMANCE: Lewis Rothchild in The American President
RESULT: Nominated

1997

Order of CanadaAWARD: People’s Choice Award
CATEGORY: Favorite Leading Actor in a New Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won (Tied with Bill Cosby for his performance in “Cosby“)
DATE: January 12, 1997
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AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: January 19, 1997
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AWARD: Blimp Award
Q AwardPRESENTED BY: Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards
CATEGORY: Favorite TV Actor
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: April 19, 1997
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AWARD: Saturn Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor
PERFORMANCE: Frank Bannister in The Frighteners
Screen Actor's Guild AwardRESULT: Nominated
DATE: July 23, 1997
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: September 7, 1997
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AWARD: Golden Satellite Award
PRESENTED BY: The International Press Academy
CATEGORY: Best Lead Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
TV Guide AwardRESULT: Nominated

1998

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: January 18, 1998
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: August 29, 1998
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AWARD: Golden Satellite Award
PRESENTED BY: The International Press Academy
TV Land AwardCATEGORY: Best Lead Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated

1999

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: January 24, 1999
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AWARD: TV Guide Award
PRESENTED BY: TV Guide
CATEGORY: Favorite Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: February 1, 1999
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AWARD: Screen Actors Guild Award
PRESENTED BY: The Screen Actors Guild
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: March 7, 1999
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: August 28, 1999
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AWARD: American Comedy Awards
PRESENTED BY: ABC Television Network
CATEGORY: Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series Lead
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
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AWARD: Golden Satellite Award
PRESENTED BY: The International Press Academy
CATEGORY: Best Lead Actor in a TV Musical or Comedy
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated

2000

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: January 23, 2000
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AWARD: American Comedy Award
PRESENTED BY: The ABC Television Network
CATEGORY: Funniest Male Performer in a TV Series Lead
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: February 6, 2000
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AWARD: TV Guide Award
PRESENTED BY: TV Guide
CATEGORY: Favorite Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: March 5, 2000
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AWARD: Screen Actors Guild Award
PRESENTED BY: The Screen Actors Guild
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: March 12, 2000
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AWARD: Blimp Award
PRESENTED BY: Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards
CATEGORY: Favorite TV Actor
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: April 15, 2000
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AWARD: Blimp Award
PRESENTED BY: Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards
CATEGORY: Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
PERFORMANCE: Stuart Little from Stuart Little
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: April 15, 2000
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AWARD: Family Television Award
PRESENTED BY: The Family Friendly Forum
CATEGORY: Favorite Actor
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: August 3, 2000
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Michael Flaherty in “Spin City
RESULT: Won
DATE: August 26, 2000
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AWARD/HONOR: GQ Men of the Year Awards
PRESENTED BY: GQ Magazine
CATEGORY: Man of Courage
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AWARD/HONOR: Canada Walk of Fame
PRESENTED BY: The Canada Walk of Fame
LOCATION: King Street West, Toronto, Ontario Canada; In front of the Royal Alexandra Theatre

2001

AWARD: TV Prize
PRESENTED BY: Aftonbladet of Stockholm Sweden
CATEGORY: Best Foreign TV Personality – Male
PERFORMANCE: Mike Flaherty on “Spin City
RESULT: Won

2002

AWARD: Grammy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Recording Academy
CATEGORY: Best Spoken Word Album
PERFORMANCE: Recitation of auto-biography Lucky Man: A Memoir, written by Michael J. Fox
RESULT: Nominated
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AWARD/HONOR: Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
DATE AWARDED: December 16, 2002
STAR NUMBER: 2209
LOCATION: In front of the Hollywood Galaxy Theatre Complex at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard

2006

AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
PERFORMANCE: Daniel Post on “Boston Legal
RESULT: Nominated
DATE: August 19, 2006
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AWARD/HONOR: AARP Impact Award
PRESENTED BY: The American Association of Retired Persons
DATE AWARDED: December, 2006
PURPOSE OF AWARD: To acknowledge individuals who have made the world a better place.

2007

AWARD: TV Land Award
PRESENTED BY: TV Land
CATEGORY: Breakup That Was So Bad It Was Good
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton on “Family Ties
RESULT: Nominated – shared with Courtney Cox
DATE: April 14, 2007
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AWARD/HONOR: TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People
CATEGORY: Heroes & Pioneers
RANKING: 54th
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AWARD/HONOR: Stem Cell Action Honoree
PRESENTED BY: Genetics Policy Institute

2008

AWARD/HONOR: Honorary Doctor of Law Degree
PRESENTED BY: University of British Columbia
DATE: May 23, 2008
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AWARD: TV Land Award
PRESENTED BY: TV Land
CATEGORY: Character You’d Pay to Do Your Homework For You
PERFORMANCE: Alex P. Keaton on “Family Ties
RESULT: Won
DATE: June 8, 2008

2009

AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series
PERFORMANCE: Dwight on “Rescue Me” in the episode Sheila
RESULT: Won
DATE: September 12, 2009
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Outstanding Nonfiction Special; “Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist”
PERFORMANCE: Producer and ‘Actor’
RESULT: Nominated along with Nelle Fortenberry (Executive Producer), Rudy Bednar (Executive Producer), Ann Reynolds (Senior Producer) and Mary Hanan (Producer)
DATE: September 12, 2009

2010

AWARD: Grammy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Recording Academy
CATEGORY: Best Spoken Word Album
PERFORMANCE: Recitation of Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist, written by Michael J. Fox
RESULT: Won
DATE: January 31, 2010
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AWARD/HONOR: Honorary Doctor of Medicine Degree
PRESENTED BY: The Karolinska Institute of Stockholm, Sweden
DATE: March 5, 2010
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AWARD: NAB Distinguished Service Award
PRESENTED BY: The National Association of Broadcasters
CATEGORY: For his contribution to Television Arts
DATE: April 12, 2010
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AWARD/HONOR: Key to the City of Burnaby, British Columbia; Canada
PRESENTED BY: The City of Burnaby, British Columbia; Canada
DATE: June 4, 2010
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AWARD/HONOR: Order of Canada – the highest honor a Canadian civilian can receive
PRESENTED BY: The Governor General of Canada
DATE: July 1, 2010

2011

AWARD/HONOR: Golden Camera Award
PRESENTED BY: Horzu Magazine
CATEGORY: International Lifetime Achievement
DATE: February 5, 2001
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AWARD/HONOR: TV Land Impact Award
PRESENTED BY: TV Land
CATEGORY: Fan Favorite Award – awarded to the entire main cast of “Family Ties
PERFORMANCE: The Keaton Family
RESULT: Won
DATE: April 17, 2011
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AWARD/HONOR: Order of Canada, Officer – the highest honor a Canadian civilian can receive
PRESENTED BY: The Governor General of Canada
DATE: May 27, 2011

2012

AWARD: People’s Choice Award
CATEGORY: Favorite TV Guest Actor
PERFORMANCE: Louis Canning in The Good Wife
RESULT: Nominated (Katy Perry won for her appearance on “How I Met Your Mother”)
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AWARD: Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree
PRESENTED BY: New Westminster Justice Institute of British Columbia
DATE: June 4, 2012
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Himself in “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
RESULT: Nominated
OTHER NOMINEES: Greg Kinnear, Bobby Cannavale, Jimmy Fallon (winner), Will Arnett and Jon Hamm
DATE: September 16, 2012
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Guest Actor in a Drama Series
PERFORMANCE: Louis Canning in “The Good Wife”
RESULT: Nominated
OTHER NOMINEES: Mark Margolis, Dylan Baker, Jeremy Davies (winner), Michael Ginsberg and Jason Ritter
DATE: September 16,2012

2013

AWARD: The Big Apple Award
PRESENTED BY: The Casting Society of America (CSA)
PERFORMANCE: His commitment to the New York entertainment industry through collaboration with casting directors
DATE: Monday, September 18, 2013
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AWARD: Emmy Award
PRESENTED BY: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
CATEGORY: Guest Actor in a Drama Series
PERFORMANCE: Louis Canning in “The Good Wife”
RESULT: Nominated
OTHER NOMINEES: Dan Bucatinsky (WINNER), Rupert Friend, Robert Morse, Harry Hamlin, James Novack, Nathan Lane
DATE: Forthcoming

2014

AWARD: Golden Globe Award
PRESENTED BY: The Hollywood Foreign Press Association
CATEGORY: Best Actor in a Television Musical or Comedy Series
PERFORMANCE: Mike Henry in “The Michael J. Fox Show”
RESULT: Nominated
OTHER NOMINEES: Jason Bateman for “Arrested Development”; Don Cheadle for “House of Lies”; Jim Parsons for “The Big Bang Theory”; Andy Samberg (WINNER) for “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”
DATE: January 12, 2014

AWARD/HONOR: WebMD Hall of Fame Health Hero
PRESENTED BY: WebMD
CATEGORY: Hall of Fame Health Hero
DATE: November 6, 2014

2015

AWARD/HONOR: AAF Hall of Fame
PRESENTED BY: American Advertising Federation
DATE: April, 2015