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(1982–1989)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1989

Won
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Michael J. Fox
Tied with Judd Hirsch for Dear John (1988) and Richard Mulligan for Empty Nest (1988).

Golden Globes, USA 1988

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Michael J. Fox

Golden Globes, USA 1987

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Michael J. Fox
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Justine Bateman

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Michael J. Fox

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox
Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic) for a Comedy Series
Robert F. Liu
For episode "Alex Doesn't Live Here Anymore".
Outstanding Technical Direction/Camera/Video for a Series
Parker Roe (technical director)
Paul Basta (camera operator)
Rick Caswell (camera operator)
Richard Price (camera operator)
Hank Geving (camera operator)
Eric Clay (senior video control)
For episode "Alex Dosen't Live Here Anymore".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox
Outstanding Technical Direction/Electronic Camerawork/Video Control for a Series
Parker Roe (technical director)
Paul Basta (cameraperson)
Tom Dasbach (cameraperson)
Richard Price (cameraperson)
John Repczynski (cameraperson)
Eric Clay (senior video control)
For episode "'A,' My Name is Alex".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Gary David Goldberg (writer)
Alan Uger (writer)
For episode "'A,' My Name is Alex".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Gary David Goldberg (executive producer)
Alan Uger (supervising producer)
Ruth Bennett (supervising producer)
Marc Lawrence (producer)
Carol Himes (line producer)
June Galas (co-producer)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Will Mackenzie
For episode "'A,' My Name is Alex".
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera Production
Gary Anderson
Jon Bellis
For episode "Band on the Run".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Justine Bateman

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Gary David Goldberg (executive producer)
Michael J. Weithorn (supervising producer)
Alan Uger (producer)
Ruth Bennett (producer)
Carol Himes (line producer)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Justine Bateman
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Weithorn (writer)
For episode "The Real Thing", part II.

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Gary David Goldberg (executive producer)
Lloyd Garver (executive producer)
Michael J. Weithorn (supervising producer)
Ruth Bennett (producer)
Alan Uger (producer)
Carol Himes (line producer)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox

Primetime Emmy Awards 1984

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Gary David Goldberg (executive producer)
Lloyd Garver (executive producer/producer)
Michael J. Weithorn (producer)
Carol Himes (co-producer)
Outstanding Lighting Direction (Electronic) for a Series
Mikel Neiers (director of photography 'e')
For episode "Birthday Boy".

BMI Film & TV Awards 1988

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Jeff Barry
Tom Scott

BMI Film & TV Awards 1987

Won
BMI TV Music Award
Jeff Barry
Tom Scott

Directors Guild of America, USA 1988

Won
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Will Mackenzie
Tony Csiki (associate director) (plaque)
Andrew McCullough (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "My Name is Alex".

Humanitas Prize 1987

Won
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Gary David Goldberg
Alan Uger
For episode "'A,' My Name is Alex".
Nominated
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Ruth Bennett

Humanitas Prize 1985

Nominated
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Marc Lawrence
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Gary David Goldberg
Alan Uger

Humanitas Prize 1984

Won
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Gary David Goldberg
Ruth Bennett
Nominated
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Ruth Bennett

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1988

Won
Kids' Choice Award
Favorite TV Actor
Michael J. Fox

Online Film & Television Association 2014

Won
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

In seven seasons, Family Ties (1982) became a huge hit, turning Michael J. Fox into a cultural ... More

In seven seasons, Family Ties (1982) became a huge hit, turning Michael J. Fox into a cultural phenomenon. Exploring the shift from cultural liberalism to social conservatism, the show pitted the new Republican Alex P. Keaton against his ex-hippie parents played by Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter-Birney.


TV Land Awards 2008

Won
TV Land Award
Character You'd Pay to Do Your Homework for You
Michael J. Fox

TV Land Awards 2007

Nominated
TV Land Award
Break Up That Was So Bad It Was Good
Michael J. Fox
Courteney Cox
The "When Bad Teens Go Good" Award
Scott Valentine

TV Land Awards 2004

Nominated
TV Land Award
Favorite Teen Dream - Female
Justine Bateman

Television Critics Association Awards 1985

Nominated
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1987

Won
Q Award
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox
Tied with Bob Newhart for Newhart (1982).

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1986

Won
Q Award
Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox

Writers Guild of America, USA 1989

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Gary David Goldberg

Writers Guild of America, USA 1988

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Gary David Goldberg
Alan Uger
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Ruth Bennett

Writers Guild of America, USA 1985

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Gary David Goldberg
Ruth Bennett

Young Artist Awards 1990

Won
Young Artist Award
Outstanding Performance by an Actor Under Nine Years of Age
Brian Bonsall

Young Artist Awards 1989

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Under Nine Years of Age
Brian Bonsall
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Guest Starring in a Drama or Comedy Series
Kaylan Romero
Best Young Actress - Starring in a Television Comedy Series
Tina Yothers

Young Artist Awards 1988

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Under Ten Years of Age in Television or Motion Pictures
Brian Bonsall
Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Comedy Series
Rain Phoenix
For episode "Band on the Run".
Best Family Comedy Series

Young Artist Awards 1987

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor, Guest Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series
Phillip Boutte
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor, Guest Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series
Adam Carl

Young Artist Awards 1986

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Starring in a Television Series
Marc Price

Young Artist Awards 1985

Won
Young Artist Award
Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series
Tina Yothers
Best Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series
Justine Bateman

Young Artist Awards 1984

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor in a Comedy Series
Marc Price
Best Young Actress in a Comedy Series
Justine Bateman
Best Young Actress in a Comedy Series
Tina Yothers

Young Artist Awards 1983

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress in a New Television Series
Tina Yothers

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