Michael J. Fox opens up about his battle with Parkinson’s disease: “My short memory is shot.”


Just by looking at his face we all remember his stunning performance in the brilliant movie “Back to the Future.” We all know Michael J. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease almost 30 years ago, when he was just 29. He opened up about his health condition and revealed that the disease is affecting his short time memory.


Michael made his condition public in 1998 and semi-retired from acting two years later when his disease worsened his condition. It took quite a long time for Michael to accept the disease and found the shining light among the tough struggles he’s forced to face daily.

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The actor and tough warrior Michael J. Fox who has won four Golden Globe Awards, five Primetime Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, told People, “My short-term memory is shot.”

He also reveals how he used to have a “real proficiency for lines and memorization,” but “the last couple of years have been trickier than most. And I had some extreme situations where the last couple of jobs I did were actually really word-heavy parts. I struggled during both of them.”

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