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By Kenzie Dudra. Early Life  Born on July 9 th 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  Parents are William Fox and Phyllis Fox.  moved several times during.

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1 By Kenzie Dudra

2 Early Life  Born on July 9 th 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  Parents are William Fox and Phyllis Fox.  moved several times during my childhood along with my parents, brother, and three sisters.  Like most Canadian kids, I dreamed of being a hockey player.  At the age of 10, my family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where I caught the acting bug.

3 Moving to U.S.A  At 15, I got my first break playing the lead role in the TV series, "Leo and Me."  A short time later, I landed a role in a TV movie, "Letters from Frank." I left Canada for Los Angeles when I turned 18.  I became a dual Canadian-U.S. citizen in 2000.

4 Family  I married the actress Tracy Pollan (who played Ellen, my characters girlfriend, on Family Ties) in We have four children: son Sam, twin girls Aquinnah and Schuyler, and daughter Esmé Annabelle.  Our marriage started with a decision to keep our wedding private as we promised our love for one another.  We got married on July 16, 1988 at the West Mountain Inn under a tent on a wooded hillside in Arlington, Vermont.

5 Acting Career  Best known as Marty McFly in the “Back To The Future” trilogy  Scott Howard in the 1985 movie “Teen Wolf”,  Stuart in “Stuart Little”.

6 Back To The Future  Back to the Future is a 1985 film. It is directed by Robert Zemeckis, written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale, produced by Steven Spielberg  In 1985, Doc Brown invents time travel; in 1955, Marty McFly accidentally prevents his parents from meeting, putting his own existence at risk  I Made $300,000 - $1,000,000 for this movie

7 Stuart Little  The Little family adopt a mouse named Stuart, but the family cat wants rid of him.  Stuart Little is a 1999 film, directed by Rob Minkoff  Co-stars: Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

8 Teen Wolf  The film was followed by a sequel in 1987 entitled Teen Wolf Too, an TV series which ran on CBS from 1986 to 1987, and a current TV series which premiered on MTV in June  Scott Howard discovers he’s a werewolf  Came out the same time as the first Back To The Future movie

9 Parkinson’s- A Disease of Aging  I was diagnosed Parkinson's disease in 1991 but didn’t tell the public until  Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the brain that leads to shaking and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination.  Since 1998, I have dedicated myself to the campaign for Parkinson’s disease.  I Created the Michael Fox Campaign in 2000  There is still no cure for Parkinson’s disease

10 Lucky Man  My first book, Lucky Man, focused on how, after seven years of denial of the disease, i set up the Michael J Fox Foundation, stopped drinking and began to be an advocate for Parkinson's disease sufferers.  I also wrote that I did not take my medication prior to my testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee in 1998


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