Michael J. Fox (b. 1961) became famous for playing the role of Alex P. Keaton on the television series Family Ties. He later starred in Teen Wolf and the Back to the Future trilogy before returning to television with Spin City. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991, he has turned his primary attention from acting to activism.
Fox was interviewed in 1985 for Muppet Magazine issue 9, along with his Family Ties costars Justine Bateman and Tina Yothers. He also performed the voice of the CG character Stuart Little in the 2002 movie Stuart Little 2, which included puppet effects by the Creature Shop.
- When Oscar the Grouch appeared on The Rosie O'Donnell Show, he and Rosie O'Donnell chatted about her guests for the day, which included Hillary Clinton and Michael J. Fox. On Fox's appearance Oscar said, "I like animals," to which O'Donnell corrected him about the actor.
- In the Muppets' gala show at Just for Laughs, they sing about various (incorrect) facts about Canada. Scooter says that, "Canada is owned by Michael J. Fox."