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Michael J. Fox          

Actor, Author and Advocate; Founder, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

Michael J. Fox is indeed a celebrated figure in the entertainment industry and beyond. His journey, marked by his talent as an actor and his resilience in the face of Parkinson's disease, has inspired millions around the world. Through his foundation and advocacy work, he has significantly contributed to Parkinson's disease research, bringing hope to those affected by the condition.

Fox's ability to approach challenges with optimism and humor has not only shaped his personal outlook but has also served as an inspiration to others facing adversity. His bestselling books, including "Lucky Man," have provided insights into his life and mindset, resonating with readers globally.

The numerous accolades he has received throughout his career, including Emmys, Golden Globes, and now an honorary Oscar, highlight the profound impact he has had on the entertainment industry and society as a whole. The release of a documentary about his life further underscores his enduring legacy and the importance of his advocacy work.

Michael J. Fox's contributions extend far beyond his roles on screen, making him a true humanitarian and a beacon of hope for many.

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An Evening with Michael J. Fox

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist

In this compelling lecture, inspirational speaker Michael J. Fox shares with audiences the remarkable lessons he has learned and the hard-won perspective that ultimately helped him view challenges as opportunities. Speaking about his life through the critical themes of work, politics, faith, and family, he walks audiences through his journey of self-discovery and reinvention with captivating humor and wit. Describing how to become a happier, more satisfied person by recognizing the gifts of everyday life, Fox encourages audiences to not build walls but rather develop a personal policy of engagement and discovery. It is this emotional, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual outlook that has served him throughout his struggle with Parkinson's disease.



Michael J. Fox no longer pursuing acting gigs amid battle with Parkinson's disease
Michael J. Fox is opening up about how Parkinson's disease has impacted his acting career. The 59-year-old actor recently spoke with The New York Times about his fourth memoir, "No Time Like the Future," in which he addresses his struggles with Parkinson's. In addition to motor skill difficulties, the neurodegenerative disorder can cause severe cognitive issues. In his book, Fox writes that "not being able to speak reliably is a game-breaker for an actor," the Times reports.
Nike Stands in Michael J. Fox's Shoes
Michael J. Fox has a saying (okay, he’s got a million of them) used to motivate employees at his eponymous foundation in its war against Parkinson’s disease, which the 55-year-old actor has had for 26 years...
Michael J. Fox & 'Back to the Future' Cast Reunite for Special Anniversary Screening in NYC!
Michael J. Fox Talks Back to the Future at 30th Anniversary Event
Here's something you didn't see in Back to the Future: all the times Michael J. Fox was whacked by the DeLorean, the iconic gull-winged car that drove his ...
Emmys 2013: Michael J. Fox remembers 'second father' Gary David ...
Michael J. Fox is about to start a new chapter in his television career, but he paused at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards to recall the man who largely made  ...
Michael J. Fox's new NBC sitcom begins shooting in New York City ...
Michael J. Fox films a fire scene with Ana Nogueira at the Meatpacking district of ... an NBC reporter on the upcoming show, slated for NBC's 2013-14 schedule. ... but since then he had made a number of appearances on hit shows such as ...

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