Michael J. Fox

Biography

Born Michael Andrew Fox in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he adopted the "J" as an homage to character actor Michael J. Pollard. Moving several times during the course of his childhood, Michael and his family settled in Burnaby, a suburb of Vancouver. At the age of 15 he made his professional acting debut in the situation comedy "Leo and Me" (1981).

Moving to Los Angeles at the age of 18, Fox appeared in several small parts and a television series, "Palmerstown, U.S.A." (1980), before landing the role that would bring him to prominence in "Family Ties" (1982). Some of his other films include Bright Lights, Big City (1988), The Hard Way (1991), Light of Day (1987), Doc Hollywood (1991) and the three "Back to the Future" films.

Born Michael Andrew Fox in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he adopted the "J" as an homage to character actor Michael J. Pollard. Moving several times during the course of his childhood, Michael and his family settled in Burnaby, a suburb of Vancouver. At the age of 15 he made his professional acting debut in the situation comedy "Leo and Me" (1981).

Moving to Los Angeles at the age of 18, Fox appeared in several small parts and a television series, "Palmerstown, U.S.A." (1980), before landing the role that would bring him to prominence in "Family Ties" (1982). Some of his other films include Bright Lights, Big City (1988), The Hard Way (1991), Light of Day (1987), Doc Hollywood (1991) and the three "Back to the Future" films.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 74

Birthday 1961-06-09

Place of Birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.michaeljfox.org/

Also Known As

  • Michael Andrew Fox
  • Michael Fox
  • Mike Fox

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 A.R.C.H.I.E. as A.R.C.H.I.E.
2015 Mr. Calzaghe as Himself
2015 Back in Time as Himself
2015 Back To the Present: The Special
2015 Being Canadian as Himself
2014 Annie as Himself
2013 The Michael J. Fox Show(22 episodes) as Mike Henry
2013 Drew: The Man Behind the Poster as Himself
2012 Synchronize as Marty McFly (uncredited) (archival footage)
2009 The Good Wife(11 episodes) as Louis Canning
2006 Looking Back at the Future as Himself
2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild as Stuart Little
2004 Boston Legal(3 episodes)
2002 Clone High(1 episode)
2002 Stuart Little 2 as Stuart Little (voice)
2002 Interstate 60 as Mr. Baker
2002 Back to the Future: Making the Trilogy as Himself
2001 Scrubs(2 episodes)
2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire as Milo James Thatch
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm(1 episode) as Michael J. Fox
1999 Stuart Little as Stuart Little (voice)
1998 The Making of 'The Frighteners' as Himself
1997 The View(2 episodes)
1996 Mars Attacks! as Jason Stone
1996 Spin City(148 episodes) as Mike Flaherty
1996 Spin City(3 episodes)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1996 The Frighteners as Frank Bannister
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(3 episodes)
1996 Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco as Chance
1995 The American President as Lewis Rothschild
1995 Blue in the Face as Pete Maloney
1995 Coldblooded as Tim Alexander
1995 Your Studio and You as Curious Guy on the Porch
1994 Don't Drink the Water as Axel Magee
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Greedy as Daniel McTeague
1993 For Love or Money as Doug Ireland
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Where the Rivers Flow North as Clayton Farnsworth
1993 Life With Mikey
1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey as Chance
1992 James Cagney: Top of the World as Himself - host
1991 Doc Hollywood as Benjamin Stone
1991 The Hard Way as Ray Casanov | Nick Lang
1990 The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy as Himself
1990 Back to the Future Part III as Marty McFly / Seamus McFly
1989 Back to the Future Part II as Marty McFly Sr. / Marty McFly Jr. / Marlene McFly
1989 Casualties of War as Private Eriksson
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1988 Bright Lights, Big City as Jamie Conway
1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam as Pfc. Raymond Griffiths (voice)
1987 The Secret of My Success as Brantley Foster aka Carlton Whitfield
1987 Light of Day as Joe Rasnick
1985 Family Ties Vacation as Alex P. Keaton
1985 Teen Wolf as Scott Howard
1985 Back to the Future as Marty McFly
1985 Poison Ivy as Dennis Baxter
1983 High School U.S.A. as Jay-Jay Manners
1983 Frontline(1 episode)
1982 Family Ties(184 episodes) as Alex P. Keaton
1982 Class of 1984 as Arthur
1981 This Week(1 episode)
1980 Palmerstown, U.S.A.(18 episodes) as Willy-Joe Hall
1980 Here's Boomer(1 episode)
1980 Midnight Madness as Scott Larson
1979 Trapper John, M.D.(1 episode)
1976 Leo and Me(12 episodes) as Jamie
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1949 The Emmy Awards(1 episode)
1900 Tungsten Grey is the Warmest Colour as Convenience Store Owner
1900 Roast of Denis Leary: Uncensored(0 episodes)

Directing

1991 Brooklyn Bridge(1 episode) … Director
1989 Tales from the Crypt(2 episodes) … Director

Production

1996 Spin City(148 episodes) … Producer
1900 Michael J. Fox: Adventures Of An Incurable Optimist(0 episodes) … Executive Producer

Writing

1938 Pordede, devuélveme mi cuenta … Writer

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