Fast Facts

  • Debuted on stage in an off-Broadway production of Album, featuring Kevin Bacon.
  • Maintains a strong friendship with high-school classmate and fellow actor Jennifer Grey.
  • Met husband Michael J. Fox while playing Alex P. Keaton's love interest, Ellen Reed, on Family Ties. Their relationship took off while working on the 1988 film Bright Lights, Big City.
  • Played Beth Holloway in two Lifetime TV movies about the disappearance of Holloway's daughter, Natalee. 
  • Lives on Manhattan's Upper East Side, just three blocks from her childhood home. 
  • Son Sam was named Mr. Golden Globe in 2013.


  • 2000, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Esme Annabelle Fox — Daughter
  • Michael Pollan — Brother
  • Stephen M. Pollan — Father
  • Michael J. Fox — Husband
  • Corky Pollan — Mother
  • Kevin Bacon — Ex-significant Other
  • Sam Michael Fox — Son
  • Aquinnah Kathleen Fox — Daughter
  • Schuyler Frances Fox — Daughter
  • Dana Pollan — Sister

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  • Birth Name: Tracy Jo Pollan
  • Birth Place: Long Island, NY
  • Birthday: June 22, 1960, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor

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