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Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Phyllis Fox (née Piper), a payroll clerk, and William Fox. His parents moved their 10-year-old son, his three sisters, Kelli Fox, Karen, and Jacki, and his brother Steven, to Vancouver, British Columbia, after his father, a sergeant in the Canadian Army ... See full bio »

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Known For

Back to the Future
Back to the Future Marty McFly
Back to the Future Part II
Back to the Future Part II Marty McFly / Marty McFly Jr. / Marlene McFly
The Frighteners
The Frighteners Frank Bannister
Back to the Future Part III
Back to the Future Part III Marty McFly / Seamus McFly


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 2018 A.R.C.H.I.E. 2 (completed)
A.R.C.H.I.E. (voice)
 2018 Designated Survivor (TV Series)
Ethan West
 2011-2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Michael J. Fox
 2016 Nightcap (TV Series)
Michael J. Fox
 2016 A.R.C.H.I.E.
A.R.C.H.I.E. (voice)
 2010-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Louis Canning
 2015 Back to the Future: The Game - 30th Anniversary Edition (Video Game)
Willie McFly / Marty Future (voice)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Marty McFly / Seamus McFly / Marty McFly Jr. / ... (voice)
 2014 Annie
Michael J. Fox
 2013-2014 The Michael J. Fox Show (TV Series)
Mike Henry
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Werewolf / Michael
 2011 Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 5, Outatime (Video Game)
Willie McFly / Marty Future (voice)
 2009 The Magic 7 (TV Movie)
Marcel Maggot (voice)
 2009 Rescue Me (TV Series)
 2006 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Daniel Post
 2005 Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (Video)
Stuart Little (voice)
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series)
 2002 Outtakes (Video short)
Marty McFly / Seamus McFly (uncredited)
 2002 Clone High (TV Series)
Gandhi's Remaining Kidney
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Stuart Little (voice)
 1996-2001 Spin City (TV Series)
Mike Flaherty
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Milo James Thatch (voice)
 1999 Stuart Little
Stuart Little (voice)
 1996 Mars Attacks!
Jason Stone
 1996 The Frighteners
Frank Bannister
 1995 The American President
Lewis Rothschild
 1995 Your Studio and You (Short)
Curious Guy on the Porch (uncredited)
 1995 Blue in the Face
Pete Maloney
 1995 Coldblooded
Tim Alexander
 1994 Don't Drink the Water (TV Movie)
Axel Magee
 1994 Greedy
 1993 Where the Rivers Flow North
Clayton Farnsworth
 1993 For Love or Money
Doug Ireland
 1993 Life with Mikey
Michael Chapman
 1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (segment "There's a Nightmare in My Closet")
 1991 Doc Hollywood
Ben Stone
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
 1991 The Hard Way
Nick Lang
 1990 Back to the Future Part III
Marty McFly / Seamus McFly
 1989 Back to the Future Part II
Marty McFly / Marty McFly Jr. / Marlene McFly
 1989 Casualties of War
 1982-1989 Family Ties (TV Series)
Alex P. Keaton
 1987 Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (TV Movie documentary)
Pfc. Raymond Griffiths (voice)
 1987 The Secret of My Succe$s
Brantley Foster / Carlton Whitfield
 1987 Light of Day
Joe Rasnick
 1986 David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie) (segment "The Iceman Hummeth")
 1986 Julian Lennon: Stick Around (Video short)
 1985 Family Ties Vacation (TV Movie)
Alex P. Keaton
 1985 Teen Wolf
Scott Howard
 1985 Back to the Future
Marty McFly
 1985 Poison Ivy (TV Movie)
Dennis Baxter
 1984 Don't Ask Me, Ask God (TV Movie)
Future Son
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Eddie Simms
 1983 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Jay-Jay Manners (as Michael Fox)
 1983 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Jimmy Cowens
 1982 Class of 1984
Arthur (as Michael Fox)
 1982 Teachers Only (TV Series)
 1980-1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Willy-Joe Hall
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Elliot Schweitzer
 1980 Trouble in High Timber Country (TV Movie)
Thomas Elston (as Michael Fox)
 1980 Here's Boomer (TV Series)
Jackie Foreman
 1980 Family (TV Series)
Richard Topol
 1980 Midnight Madness
Scott - Yellow Team
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Paul Stone
 1979 Letters from Frank (TV Movie)
 1978 The Magic Lie (TV Series)
 1978 Leo and Me (TV Series)
Jamie (as Mike Fox)
 1973 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Other Works:

Political commercial for Yes on Proposition 71 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 18 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 29 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Michael J Fox Foundation | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Michael Fox | Mike Fox


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[on The Michael J. Fox Show (2013)] My view of life is colored by humor and looking at the best in any situation. One of the things I love about the show is that it gives me the opportunity to tell people who have disabilities or different challenges that they deal with, that you can step back into life. You can be a part of life. You just have to allow for the facts of your situation. Instead of... See more »


His best-known roles, Alex P. Keaton and Marty McFly, both contain numerous references to Ronald Reagan. Alex P. Keaton is a conservative Republican whose hero is Ronald Reagan. In Back to the Future (1985), Marty informs an incredulous Doc Brown that Ronald Reagan, the actor, becomes the President of the United States. In Back to the Future Part II (1989), Marty goes into the Cafe 80s, which is ... See more »


Usually plays easygoing, even-tempered nice guy characters See more »



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