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Michael J. Fox reflects on time and mortality in new memoir to be released in November 2020

In No Time Like the Future, Fox will share personal stories and insights about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends and how outlook on time can affect the way we approach mortality. 
Michael J. Fox is an American-Canadian actor. (Mark Seliger)

Canadian-American actor and advocate Michael J. Fox is releasing a memoir entitled No Time Like the Future.

In No Time Like the Future, Fox will share personal stories and insights about illness and health, aging, the strength of family and friends and how outlook on time can affect the way we approach mortality. 

The memoir reflects on recent challenges Fox faced in his daily negotiations with a disease he's had since 1991 and a spinal cord issue that required immediate surgery.

Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease when he was 29 and has since been a prominent advocate for better research.

In 2000, he launched the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

No Time Like the Future is scheduled to be released on Nov. 17, 2020.

Actor, Parkinson's activist, and Order of Canada recipient Michael J. Fox holds forth on what 'Canadian' means to him and issues a plea for more volunteerism 4:56

Fox is best known for playing Marty McFly in the Back to the Future blockbuster series, Alex P. Keaton on the sitcom Family Ties, as well as his advocacy in Parkinson's Research.

Over the course of his career, Fox has received numerous awards, including Emmys, Golden Globes and a Grammy and was named GQ Man of the Year.

He is also the author of two bestselling memoirs, Lucky Man and Always Looking Up, which dealt with how he came to terms with the illness. 

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