Michael J. Foxx was supported by her family and co-star Christopher Lloyd at the Governors Awards in LA.
Michael J. Fox was supported by his family, along with his Back to the Future co-star, Christopher Lloyd, as he gratefully accepted a top honor at the 13th annual Governors Awards on Saturday. the fairies.
The now-retired actor, 61, is known to have received an honorary Oscar Gene Hersholt Humanitarian Award which is given to an individual, ‘whose human endeavors have brought merit to the arts.’
The Back to the Future alum was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 and created the Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000 to help fund more research into the disorder.
Support: Michael J. Foxx, 61, was with his wife Tracy Pollan and their four children at the 13th annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The Spin City star kept her look classic and sophisticated for the special night as the honoree.
He wore a black suit which he paired with a white dress shirt and black tie. The actor slipped into a pair of black sneakers to complete his overall ensemble.
The Emmy Award winner posed for an assortment of snaps alongside his stunning wife, who was elegantly chic for the evening. The happy couple, who tied the knot in 1988, first met on the set of the popular sitcom series, Family Ties.
Tracey opted for a form-fitting, long-sleeved black sequin gown that fell to the floor.
The actress accessorized her look with a dangle, silver earrings with a thin, glass necklace. Her hair was parted in the middle and pulled up into a stylish up do, leaving curly locks bordering the sides of her face.
Happy couple: The talented actor met his wife on the sets of the hit sitcom, Family Ties and the two tied the knot in 1988
Family photo: The talented actor was joined by his four children so they could be by their father’s side on the special evening
In an interview published by Dr people Last October, Michael revealed that, ‘My best life is now I enjoy my family very much.’
He added, ‘Tracy and the kids are amazing. I know it sounds boring, it sounds like a fairy tale, but we’ve been married for thirty years, so we figured something out.’
Also in attendance at their father’s side were the four children he shares with Tracy: Sam, 33, twins Aquinna and Schuler, both 27, and Esme, 21.
During the ceremony, Woody Harrelson presented Michael with the award and they shared a brief hug on stage. The two stars are not only good friends but have worked together in Doc Hollywood (1991) in the past.
By his side: Michael and Tracy share four children together, Sam, 33, Esme, 21 and twins Aquinna and Shuliar, both 27
Special moment: Woody Harrelson presented Michael with an honorary Oscar during the ceremony and the two actors shared a quick hug on stage
Past work: The two stars are not only good friends but have worked together in the past in Doc Hollywood (1991).
Saying a few words: The actor was pictured on stage giving a moving speech after accepting the prestigious award
Retired: Michael has decided to retire from his acting career due to his health condition, but expressed his gratitude for receiving an honorary Oscar earlier on Saturday evening
Although Michael was never nominated for an Oscar, and retired from acting in 2020 due to his condition, his humanitarian work has not gone unnoticed by those in the motion picture industry.
According to last date, Academy President David Rubin said, ‘Michael J. Fox’s boundless optimism as well as tireless advocacy for Parkinson’s disease research exemplifies the impact one person can have on changing the future of millions.’
The star was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at the age of 29. It wasn’t until 1998 that he went public with the news of his diagnosis.
The disorder affects the central nervous system, with some common symptoms such as tremors, impaired movement and speech changes, progressively worsening over time. Mayo Clinic.
In 2000, the star gave the Michael J. Fox launched the foundation. Currently, the company has raised about $1.5 billion.
When talking recently Entertainment tonight On receiving an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian efforts, Tracy said the honor was ‘exciting’ while Michael joked, ‘celebrating me is overrated.’
Other support: Michael’s Back to the Future co-star, Christopher Lloyd, was on hand to cheer on his friend as he accepted the award; Christopher was spotted at the event with his wife Lisa
Recent Collaborations: The two actors recently teamed up to launch a special Back to the Future line
Christopher Lloyd, who starred alongside Michael in the notably beloved Back to the Future franchise, was also in attendance.
He got the chance to cheer on his former co-star and saw the retired actor accept a special honorary Oscar on Saturday evening.
The two stars, who have remained close over the years, recently collaborated to launch a special Back to the Future merchandise line.
‘Great Scot!’ He wrote in a recent Twitter post to announce the big news. ‘Our first Back to the Future merchandise store designed by @RealMikeFox and I is finally here!’
A photo of Michael and Christopher was added to the tweet, with the two wearing matching shirts from the line.
Still Close: Many years later, both Michael and Christopher still remain close friends; The two were spotted at New York Comic Con in October
Philanthropy: In 2000, the star donated the Michael J. Fox launched the Foundation; The actor and his wife were spotted in NYC in October
In an emotional interview with Dr people In October, the Back to the Future star said his condition had ‘worsened’ and left him unusually ‘short for a man’ after his cheek, hand, shoulder and arm were broken, and his mother Phyllis died aged 92 last year.
The actor had previously cited 2018 as his worst year, when he underwent spinal surgery to remove a tumor, after which he broke his left arm.
He said: ‘I broke my cheek, then my arm, then my shoulder, put a replacement shoulder in [right] arm, then I broke my elbow. I’m 61, and I’m feeling it a little too much.’
‘I was never really cranky, but I was very cranky and short with people. I try to nip it in the bud,’ added the talented star.
‘I always think of these assistants who work with me. And I often tell them, ‘Whatever I say, imagine I say ‘please’ at the beginning and ‘thank you’ at the end. Just take a second and absorb that I might have said that if I was more myself, but I didn’t, so I apologize.’
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