Michael J. Fox opens up about Parkinson’s disease and mortality
Michael J. Fox, the Hollywood actor, has been living with Parkinson’s disease for over thirty years. In a recent interview, he discussed his thoughts on mortality, death, and living with the condition. Fox, who is now 61 years old, acknowledged that he does not expect to reach his 80th birthday due to the disease. He was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1991 when he was just 29 years old and went public with the news nine years later.
Despite the challenges of living with Parkinson’s, Fox has continued to campaign and raise funds for the condition. He has also been working with his Michael J. Fox Foundation to improve the lives of others at risk of the disease. The foundation is currently working on developing new ways to detect and treat Parkinson’s, including the use of biomarkers to identify the disease before it is present.
Michael J. Fox documentary to air on Apple TV+
A documentary titled Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie is set to air on Apple TV+ next month. The documentary will explore and discuss Fox’s experience with Parkinson’s disease. Clips from the documentary have already been released, including one where Fox discusses how his wife, Tracy Pollan, reacted when he received his diagnosis. The couple met on the set of « Family Ties » in 1985 and later married in 1988. They have four children together.
In the documentary, Fox also discusses how Parkinson’s has made him reassess his approach to life. He states that he can « pack Parkinson’s along with me if I have to » and that « you don’t die from Parkinson’s. You die with Parkinson’s. » Despite the challenges of living with the disease, Fox remains optimistic and committed to finding a cure.
Keywords: Michael J. Fox, Parkinson’s disease, mortality, documentary, Apple TV+, biomarkers.
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