Famous Canadians-Michael J. Fox was born Michael Andrew Fox on June 9, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His parents moved their ten-year-old son, his three sisters and brother to Vancouver, British Columbia, after his father, a sergeant in the Canadian Army retired. At age 18, he moved to Los Angelas. Eventually he got the part of Alex P. Keaton on "Family Ties" (1982). He starred in Teen Wolf (1985), High School U.S.A. (1983) (TV), Poison Ivy (1985) (TV) and Back to the Future (1985).