Michael J. Fox

1961 - Today

Michael J. Fox

Michael Andrew Fox (born June 9, 1961), known professionally as Michael J. Fox, is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, author, film producer, and activist with a film and television career spanning from the 1970s. He starred in the Back to the Future trilogy in which he portrayed Marty McFly. On television, he played Alex P. Keaton on the American sitcom Family Ties (1982–1989) and Mike Flaherty on the ABC sitcom Spin City (1996–2000). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael J. Fox has received more than 15,962,009 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 243rd most popular actor.

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  • 65.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michael J. Fox ranks 242 out of 8,832Before him are Natalie Wood, Michael Landon, Warren Beatty, John Cazale, Jeremy Irons, and Bela Lugosi. After him are Leonard Nimoy, Sidney Poitier, Willem Dafoe, James Caan, Kim Basinger, and Timothy Dalton.

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Among people born in 1961, Michael J. Fox ranks 4Before him are Barack Obama, Diana, Princess of Wales, and George Clooney. After him are Lothar Matthäus, Ilham Aliyev, Stephen Hillenburg, Eddie Murphy, Nadia Comăneci, Manu Chao, Peter Jackson, and Carl Lewis.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Michael J. Fox ranks 18 out of 840Before him are Justin Trudeau (1971), Glenn Gould (1932), Eric Berne (1910), Margaret Atwood (1939), Saul Bellow (1915), and Willard Boyle (1924). After him are Paul Anka (1941), Frederick Banting (1891), Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), James Naismith (1861), Gilles Villeneuve (1950), and David Cronenberg (1943).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Michael J. Fox ranks 5Before him are Leslie Nielsen (1926), Christopher Plummer (1929), Donald Sutherland (1935), and Jim Carrey (1962). After him are William Shatner (1931), Pamela Anderson (1967), Mary Pickford (1892), Dan Aykroyd (1952), Lois Maxwell (1927), Ryan Reynolds (1976), and Glenn Ford (1916).