Michael J. Fox began his career as a television actor, and soon after went on to film. From being on the show Family Ties to the Back to the Future trilogy, Fox’s career continued to grow, where he appeared in dozens of features showcasing his keen ability to shift between comedy and drama. In 1991 Michael was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease. Fox has since committed himself to the campaign for increased Parkinson’s research.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, the largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s drug development in the world, was called “the most credible voice on Parkinson’s research in the world” by The New York Times. Fox has spoken and written extensively about his predisposition to look at challenges, including his Parkinson’s disease, through a lens of optimism and humor.
Gather around with Michael J. Fox, an incurable optimist, as he shares his gripping stories that keep him always looking up.