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Saturday, June 9, 2018

Happy Birthday Michael J Foxx

If you are a child from the '80s then you will know this actor who celebrates a birthday to day. Do you recognize the names Alex P. Keaton or Marty McFly?? Michael J. Fox helped make both the NBC sitcom Family Ties and the Back To The Future movies hits. Other roles including Mike Flaherty on the ABC Spin CIty and the Stuart Little Films where Fox provided voice overs as well as other great movies. Michael J. Fox started acting in the CBS sitcom role Leo & Me.

Michael J. Fox dropped out of college to pursue an acting career at the age of 18 Soon after he became a teen icon. As his career went along, 30 years total, his face became well known face in prime time T.V. as well on the big screen. Fox has been awarded many over the years including emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actor Guild awards.

 When he got diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991, it was not the end of Fox’s career; rather it spurred him to work even more and eventually he also turned into an activist and advocate for research towards finding a cure. He created the renowned Michael J. Fox Foundation to help people fighting Parkinson’s disease; the foundation is today hailed as "the most credible voice on Parkinson's research in the world". Fox was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2010.

One little known fact about Michael J Fox is that his real middle name is Andrew. There was all ready an actor known as Michael Fox so they had to come up with something. Thus, the introduction of J.

Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson in 1991 and has since become an active advocate for the disease. The diagnosis did not end Fox's career , rather he worked even harder. The Michael J. Fox Foundation was created to help fight Parkinson's disease,

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