Lately, Canadian-American activist and retired actor Michael J. Fox has been in the spotlight due to his health! He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the year 1991 and he has spent half of his life living with the disease.
In his latest interview with Jane Pauley for CBS Sunday Morning, Fox shared an update with his fans all over the world. He said, “There’s not many of us that have had the disease for 30 years.”
The Back to the Future star further added, “My life is set up so I can pack Parkinson’s along with me if I have to. You have to deal with realities that are beyond most people’s understandings.” He stated it’s getting harder for him to deal with the disease.
Michael J. Fox’s wife Tracy Pollan has been with him through thick and thin. She has been his guiding light and biggest strength throughout his battle with the disease. Read on to know more about his wife Tracy Pollan.
Here’s everything you need to know about Michael J. Fox’s wife Tracy Pollan (including her age, profession, and more)
Tracy Pollan is an actress by profession. She was born on June 22, 1960, in Long Island, New York to Corinne Elaine and Stephen Michael Pollan. She was brought up in Woodbury, New York.
The Russian-Jewish descent actress went to the Syosset High School. Soon after, she graduated from Dalton School in Manhattan, New York. Later on, she studied acting at Herbert Berghof Studio.
Tracy Pollan has many acting credits to her name
Tracy is well-known for essaying the character of Ellen Reed in the popular sitcom Family Ties which ran on NBC for a total of seven seasons from the year 1982 to 1989. She has also appeared in shows like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Nightcap, Medium, Goodbye, Jonathan! and Inventing Anna.
Along with this, Pollan has starred in many movies such as For Lovers Only, Baby It’s You, Fine Things, A Stranger Among Us, Dying To Love You, Children of the Dark, Anna Says and Justice for Natalee Holloway.
Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan’s relationship timeline explored
Michael and Tracy crossed paths for the first time in the year 1985 on the sets of the television show Family Ties. At that point in time, she played the role of his girlfriend in the show.
Then, there were no sparks flying between the two of them as they were seeing other people at that point. After a few years, they teamed up for the movie Bright Lights, Big City, and that was it.
Fox and Tracy got engaged after 7 months of dating. The two of them exchanged their vows in 1988. During their marriage, they welcomed four kids together: a son named Sam and twin daughters Aquinnah Kathleen and Schuyler Frances, and a daughter Esmé Annabelle. They have been together for more than 3 decades now.
We must say Michael J. Fox and his ladylove Tracy Pollan have supported each other through life’s ups and downs. They are truly each’s other soulmate. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.