Michael J. Fox
Actor, author, producer, activist
Tracy Pollan (
Sam, Aquinnah, Schuyler, and Esmé
Source Michael J. Fox
Michael Andrew Fox
; June 9,
) is a Canadian-American actor, author, producer, and activist who is best known for his role as
Back to the Future
Alex P. Keaton
and as Mike Flaherty on the
His first acting role came in the
1980 Disney film as Scott Larson. He also provided the voice for Midnight Madness Chance, the American Bulldog in the 1993 Disney film , and in its sequel, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey .
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
Michael J. Fox has provided his voice for a number of Disney films, among them are
Milo Thatch in the 2001 Disney animated film, .
Atlantis: The Lost Empire
He also voiced Michael in the episode "
The Curse of Candace" of the Disney Channel animated series, . He also played Michael Chapman in the Phineas and Ferb 1993 Touchstone Pictures film .
Life with Mikey
1991, Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and has since become an advocate for the disease's cure.
Michael J. Fox as his iconic role Marty McFly in the
Back to the Future trilogy
Fox came up with the fake middle initial J because there was already another Michael Fox in the union and he didn't want magazine headlines to read "Michael A. Fox". He said that the J stood for "Jenius".