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Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show
How You Know Him: Where do we begin? Among his many iconic roles, small screen viewers know him best as the yuppie, do-gooder Republican Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties and the intelligent and lovable but romantically challenged Deputy Mayor of New York Mike Flaherty on Spin City.
The New Role: After playing the beloved son and the hopeless singleton, Fox will play a married family man with three children. Because his character is an adored New York TV anchor who restarts his career despite his struggle with Parkinson's, Fox's latest character is a surprisingly close reflection on his real life.