Michael J Fox
is one of the American most beloved and respected movie/TV stars. He is best known for his boyish good looks, frenetic charm, and remarkable comic timing. In his successful acting career, he portrayed two world wide known characters : one is the young conservative republican Alex P Keaton in the 80s hit TV show "family ties
" and the other is the time traveling teen hero Marty Mcfly in the classic movie trilogy "back to the future
". Both characters had enormous impact on the entire generation of people who grew up in the 80s. Alex P Keaton has been voted among the top 20 most memorable TV characters of all time for countless times. Unfortunately, Michael J Fox's acting career was cut short due to his health. In recent years Fox has won more respects from the public for his tireless fight against the Parkinson's disease, his leadership in advocating for PD awareness and his passion for the cause of finding a cure for millions of PD sufferers including himself.
"Pain is temporary, film is forever." -Michael J Fox
"Nobody would choose to have a disease visited upon them. Still, Parkinson's forced me to make a fundamental life decision: adopt a siege mentality - or embark upon a life journey." -Michael J. Fox
"One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered." -Michael J. Fox