Michael J. Fox Officially Retires from Acting

Michael J. Fox Officially Retires from Acting
Beloved actor and star of the Back to the Future series, Michael J. Fox, has announced that he is retiring from the screen due to his health. Fox made the announcement in his second memoir, "No Time Like the Future", in which the actor outlined that the work has become too much for him to bear, at least for now.

"There is a time for everything, and my time of putting in a twelve-hour workday, and memorizing seven pages of dialogue, is best behind me...At least for now ... I enter a second retirement. That could change, because everything changes. But if this is the end of my acting career, so be it."

Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991 at age 29, Fox semi-retired from acting in 2000 as the symptoms of the disease worsened. The actor recently revealed his ongoing struggles with his illness saying, "My short-term memory is shot. I always
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