Michael is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, author, and film producer with a film and television career spanning from the 1970s. Additionally, he starred in the Back to the Future trilogy where he portrayed Marty McFly. Whereas, his other notable roles including Mike Flaherty on the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996–2000) and his portrayal of Alex P. Keaton on the American sitcom Family Ties.
Michael J. Fox: Childhood, Education, and Family
Michael was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on June 9, 1961. He is the son of William Fox(father) and Phyllis Piper(mother), his father was a police officer and his mother was an actress/payroll clerk.
He has four siblings namely, Kelli Fox, Karen Fox, Jacki Fox, and Steven Fox. He belongs to Canadian- American nationality and mixed (Irish- English- Scottish) ethnicity. His birth sign is Cancer.
Talking about his education, firstly, he attended Burnaby Central Secondary School. Then, he attended Burnaby South Secondary School.
Michael J. Fox: Early Professional Career, Salary, and Net Worth
On talking about his profession, his love for acting was so strong that at the age of 15 he also auditioned for a Canadian television series ‘Leo and Me’ which was produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC), and got the part as well.
At the age of 18, he also moved to Los Angeles and dabbled in small roles before getting his major break in NBC’s popular TV series ‘Family Ties’ as Alex P.Keaton (1982-1989). Similarly, he also continued to be a popular name during his seven-year.
On the big screen too, he also created a mark for himself and was much appreciated for his role as Marty McFly in Robert Zemeckis’s film ‘Back to the Future’ (1985). Additionally, he also earned praise and acclaim in the Vietnam saga ‘Casualties of War’ (1989).
He won Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical for Spin City (1996), Family Ties (1982). Likewise, he won Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for Rescue Me (2004).
Similarly, he won Saturn Award for Best Actor for Back to the Future (1985). Additionally, he won BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game for Lego Dimensions (2015). In addition, he won the Gold Derby TV Award for Drama Guest Actor for The Good Wife (2009).
Whereas, he won Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. He won Jupiter Award for Best International Actor for Back to the Future (1985). Likewise, he won Blimp Award for Favorite Movie Actor for Back to the Future Part II (1989).
He earns a decent amount of salary. Whereas his net worth is around $ 65 million dollars.
Michael J. Fox: Rumors and Controversy
There was a rumor about his death which went viral, fans immediately began freaking out on Twitter, and sending condolences to the actor and his loved ones. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.
Michael J. Fox: Description of Body Measurements
On talking about his body measurements, Michael has a height of 5 feet 4 inches. Additionally, he weighs 66Kg. Michael’s hair color is light brown and his eye color is blue.
Michael J. Fox: Social Media
He has over 1.48M followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has around 242K followers on Instagram. But he is not active on Facebook.
Michael J. Fox is a married man. He is married to actress Tracy Pollan. The pair married on 16 July 1988. They have four children together: Sam Michael, Aquinnah Kathleen, Schuyler Frances, and Esmé Annabelle. Their marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.
Michael J. Fox is a Canadian-American actor, author, and producer. People mostly know him for his role as Marty McFly in the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy. Additionally, he has also appeared in several other movies and television series like ‘Spin City’, ‘Family Ties’, and ‘The American President’ among others.
Michael J. Fox’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Fox was born as Michael Andrew Fox in Edmonton, Canada on June 9, 1961. He was born to parents Phyllis and William Fox. His mother was an actress/payroll clerk and his father was a police officer and a Canadian Forces member. Fox developed a keen interest in acting as a child. He is of American and Canadian nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the mixed ethnic background of Irish, English, and Scottish.
Talking about his education, Fox attended Burnaby Central Secondary School.
Michael J. Fox’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Fox initially had a small role in the TV series ‘The Beachcombers’ in 1973. Additionally, in 1978, he had roles in ‘Leo and Me’, and ‘The Magic Lie.’ In 1979, he appeared in the TV movie ‘Letters from Frank’ and TV series ‘Lou Grant.’ In addition, Michael had roles in ‘Midnight Madness’, ‘Family’, ‘Here’s Boomer’, and ‘Trouble in High Timber Country’ in 1980. Since then, he has appeared in several other movies and television series. At present, he has more than 70 credits as an actor.
Some other movie and television series that Fox has appeared in are ‘Designated Survivor’, ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘Nightcap’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘Annie’, ‘Rescue Me’, ‘Boston Legal’, ‘Scrubs’, ‘Spin City’, ‘Mars Attacks!’, ‘The Frighteners’, ‘Blue in the Face’, ‘Don’t Drink the Water’, ‘Greedy’, ‘Where the Rivers Flow North’, ‘For Love or Money’, ‘Life with Mikey’, ‘Doc Hollywood’, ‘Tales from the Crypt’, ‘The Hard Way’, ‘Casualties of War’, ‘Family Ties’, ‘Bright Lights, Big City’, ‘The Secret of My Succe$s’, ‘Light of Day’, ‘Teen Wolf’, ‘Night Court’, ‘High School U.S.A.’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Class of 1984’, ‘Teachers Only’, ‘Palmerstown, U.S.A.’, ‘Trapper John, M.D.’, ‘Trouble in High Timber Country’, ‘Here’s Boomer’, ‘Family’, and ‘Coldblooded’ among others. Furthermore, Michael has also authored books including ‘Lucky Man: A Memoir’, ‘Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist’, and ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned.’
Fox has won four Golden Globe Awards. Additionally, he has also won the Primetime Emmy, Saturn Award, BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award, Family Television Award, and Gold Derby TV Award among other several awards. All in all, he has 31 wins and 59 nominations for various awards to date.
Fox has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 65 million at present.
Michael J. Fox’s Rumors, Controversy
Fox was involved in a death hoax recently. Additionally, his conventional method of early-onset Parkinson in 1991 was controversial. Furthermore, Fox’s confrontation with Rush Limbaugh was also controversial. At present, there are no rumors concerning Michael and his career.
Michael J. Fox’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Fox has a height of 5 feet 4¼ inches (1.63 m). Additionally, he weighs around 56 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is blue.
Michael J. Fox’s Social Media
Fox is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 1M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has over 240k followers on Instagram.