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Michael J. Fox Is Back With a New Show and Feelin' Alright After 20+ Years With Parkinson’s

The actor, 51, gets by — even thrives — with a little luck, a lot of love and lots of laughs

En español | Technically, Michael J. Fox is not supposed to be enjoying himself as much as he is these days. When the actor was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson's disease at age 30 after noticing a twitch in his left pinkie, his doctors told him he had 10 more years to work, tops. That was 21 years ago. "The implication was that I was going to be in an invalid state," Fox says. … Back to Article

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