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Michael J. Fox

Mostly Credited As: Michael J. Fox
Birth Name: Michael Andrew Fox
Date Of Birth: June 09, 1961 (Age 53)
Country Of Birth: Canada
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta
Height: 5' 4 ½" (1.63 m)

Michael J. Fox


Michael J. Fox's claim to fame was on the show Family Ties where he played Alex P. Keaton during that show. Then he starred in the very successful Back to the Future movies as Marty McFly. He then came back to TV in the 90's with the hit Spin City, where he played Dep. Mayor Michael 'Mike' Flaherty until he left the show when he revealed that he had Parkinson's Disease. Since then he has done some guest appearances in shows like Scrubs, and has done voice work for many movies including the Stuart Little movies. He can currently be seen in a recurring role as Daniel Post in Boston Legal.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)As: Michael "Mike" Henry
Spin City (1996)As: Dep. Mayor Michael "Mike" Flaherty (S01-S04)
Family Ties (1982)As: Alex P. Keaton
Leo and Me (1981)As: Jamie (as Mike Fox)
Palmerstown, U.S.A. (1980)As: Willy-Joe Hall
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Himself (Co-Host 1996)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Good Wife (2009) 
  A Weird Year 05x22: (May/18/2014) As Louis Canning 
  The One Percent 05x21: (May/11/2014) As Louis Canning 
  All Tapped Out 05x18: (Apr/20/2014) As Louis Canning 
  A Material World 05x17: (Apr/13/2014) As Louis Canning 

The View (1997) 
  David Letterman, Michael J. Fox, guest co-host Jane Fonda 17x160: (May/12/2014) As Himself 
  Michael J. Fox, Dr. Nancy Snyderman 12x169: (May/07/2009) As Himself 
  Season 5, Episode 72 05x72: (Apr/10/2002) As Himself 
  Season 2, Episode 22 02x22: (Sep/29/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Piedmont Bird Callers, Michael J. Fox, Naughty Boy featuring Sam Smith 21x122: (Apr/25/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michael J. Fox, a Top Ten List presented by Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer & Angus T. Jones, John Doe 19x07: (Sep/08/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michael J. Fox, Shaun White, a Top Ten List presented by Amar'e Stoudemire 18x32: (Oct/29/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michael J. Fox, the Fray 16x118: (Apr/02/2009) As Himself 

Katie (2012) (2012) 
  Michael J. Fox | Bill O'Reilly | George Stephanopoulos 01x43: (Nov/07/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Daybreak (2010) 
  October 26, 2010 01x37: (Oct/26/2010) As Himself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Michael J. Fox, Mark W. Moffett 06x62: (May/04/2010) As Himself 

The Emmy Awards (1949) 
  The 61st Annual Emmy Awards 61x01: (Sep/20/2009) As Winner: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (for 'Rescue Me') 
  The 52nd Annual Emmy Awards 52x01: (Sep/10/2000) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Spin City') 
  The 40th Annual Emmy Awards 40x01: (Aug/28/1988) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Family Ties') 
  The 39th Annual Emmy Awards 39x01: (Sep/20/1987) As Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Family Ties') 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Michael J. Fox 14x45: (Apr/06/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michael J. Fox 04x01: (Jan/11/1999) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Michael J. Fox 02x142: (Nov/03/1997) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Michael J. Fox, Cloris Leachman, Diana Krall 27x153: (Apr/01/2009) As Himself 

Frontline (US) (1983) 
  My Father, My Brother and Me 27x03: (Feb/03/2009) As Himself 

This Week with George Stephanopoulos (1981) 
  Majority Matters, Fox's Fight, Sarah Jessica Parker 26x09: (Oct/29/2006) As Himself 

CBS Evening News (1948) 
  Michael J. Fox, Rove Protégé Behind Racy Tennessee Ad 35x41: (Oct/26/2006) As Himself 

Boston Legal (2004) 
  Can't We All Get a Lung 03x01: (Sep/19/2006) As Daniel Post, [Special Guest Stars]
  BL: Los Angeles 02x27: (May/16/2006) As Daniel Post, [Special Guest Stars]
  Breast In Show 02x14: (Feb/07/2006) As Daniel Post, [Special Guest Stars]
  Too Much Information 02x13: (Jan/24/2006) As Daniel Post, [Special Guest Stars]

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Michael J. Fox 11x24: (Oct/30/2005) As Himself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Heather Locklear 09x04: (Jun/27/2004) As Himself 

Scrubs (2001) 
  My Porcelain God 03x13: (Feb/17/2004) As Kevin, [Special Guest Stars]
  My Catalyst 03x12: (Feb/10/2004) As Kevin, [Special Guest Stars]

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Michael J. Fox, Ken Capling, Nickelback (in Toronto) 11x71: (Feb/11/2004) As Himself 
  Michael J. Fox, Dave Foley 05x119: (May/05/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Comedy Central Roast (2003) 
  Roast of Denis Leary 01x01: (Aug/10/2003) As Himself (Roaster) 

Clone High, USA (2002) 
  Escape to Beer Mountain: A Rope of Sand 01x01: (Nov/02/2002) Voiced  Gandhi's Kidney 

Spin City (1996) 
  Wife with Mikey 06x03: (Oct/02/2001) As Mike 
  A Tree Falls in Manhattan (2) 06x02: (Sep/25/2001) As Mike 
  The Arrival (1) 06x01: (Sep/25/2001) As Mike 

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) 
  6th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 06x01: (Mar/12/2000) As Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Spin City') 
  5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 05x01: (Mar/07/1999) As Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series (for 'Spin City') 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards 46x01: (Jan/28/1989) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Family Ties') 
  The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards 57x01: (Jan/23/2000) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Spin City') 
  The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards 56x01: (Jan/24/1999) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Spin City') 
  The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards 55x01: (Jan/18/1998) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Spin City') 

Tales from the Crypt (1989) 
  The Trap 03x03: (Jun/15/1991) As Prosecuter 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Michael J. Fox/The Black Crowes 16x15: (Mar/16/1991) As Himself (Host) 

Night Court (1984) 
  Santa Goes Downtown 01x02: (Jan/11/1984) As Eddie Simms, [Special Guest Stars]

The Love Boat (1977) 
  Abby's Maiden Voyage / He Ain't Heavy / I Like to Be in America 06x22: (Feb/26/1983) As unknown 

Trapper John, M.D. (1979) 
  Brain Child 02x18: (May/17/1981) As Elliot Schweitzer 

Here's Boomer (1980) 
  Tell 'Em Boomer Sent You 01x05: (Apr/11/1980) As Jackie 
Crew Credits

Show Crew


Spin City (1996)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Brooklyn Bridge (1991) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Rainy Day 01x19 Apr/13/1992 As: Director
Tales from the Crypt (1989) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Trap 03x03 Jun/15/1991 As: Director
Trivia

Was in "Family Ties" and "Spin City".

Diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease in 1991.

Has four children.

Married Tracy Pollan 16 July 1988.

Use to be an alcoholic, but went tee total in 1992.

He was 24 years old when he was cast as 17-year-old Marty McFly in "Back to the Future".

He is 5'4".

He is a close friend of Christopher Lloyd.

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