The Board of Trustees of the Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) announced Thursday that Michael J. Fox will be presented with the MoMI Lifetime Achievement Award at the museum's annual Spring Moving Image Awards, which is set to take place at the museum's location in Queens. , new York.
This year's event celebrates leaders in comedy and will salute the career of Fox, the subject of an upcoming documentary on Apple TV+ Still: a Michael J. fox movie, The documentary premiered at Sundance in January, where it was well received. a huge standing ovation, The film, which chronicles the actor's meteoric rise to stardom in the 1980s and his personal journey with Parkinson's disease after receiving his diagnosis at the age of 29, will hit streamers on May 12.
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“we are honored to present the MoMI Lifetime Achievement Award to Michael J. Fox, a great artist and inspiring human being, at our Spring 2023 Moving Image Awards Benefit Event,” MoMI co-chairs Evan Lustig and Michael Barker said in a statement. ” statement. “His contribution to film and television for more than four decades has been memorable and meaningful and has been exemplary to the many who come through the doors of our museum.”
Fox first rose to fame as Alex P. Keaton on the NBC sitcom family relationswhich began its seven-season run in 1982. Soon after becoming a TV standout, Fox starred in back to the future trilogy, and later returned to television in the lead role of ABC's spin city, The MoMI honor is the latest of many awards and recognitions that Fox has received throughout her acting career, which includes five Emmys, four Golden Globes, two SAG Awards, a People's Choice Award, and a Golden Globe Award. GQ's man of the year.
In 1998, Fox revealed that she had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease eight years earlier. In 2000, he won the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which is now the leading Parkinson's organization in the world and has raised over $1.5 billion to date.
Fox will be on hand at the museum to accept his award for Lifetime Achievement. Additional guests will be announced at a later date.
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