The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to honor actor Michael J. Fox (Back to the Future) with an honorary Academy Award for his “relentless fight against and contribution to the study of Parkinson's disease, as well as boundless optimism in showing how one person can make a difference.” for millions of people.” IGN reported this.
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As you know, the honorary Oscar is awarded not for work on the film, but for the overall contribution to cinema and outstanding achievements throughout a career. Jackie Chan, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayao Miyazaki and others received this award in different years.
Recall that Michael J. Fox himself suffers from an illness, which, by the way, caused his career to end. The actor faced the first symptoms of Parkinson's disease in 1990 at the age of 29. He organized a charitable foundation that helps those suffering from Parkinson's disease and sponsors research on this disease.
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