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Michael J. Fox to star in a new comedy series

Posted by Kristi Palma  August 22, 2012 08:27 AM

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Michael J. Fox spoke at the Middlesex Community College Celebrity Forum in Lowell, Mass.

It's official. Michael J. Fox is returning to series TV.
Fox will star in a new NBC sitcom slated for fall 2013 based loosely on his personal life, the AP reports He will play a husband and father of three children who is dealing with Parkinson's disease. The star publicly announced his diagnosis with Parkinson's disease in 1998.

The 51-year-old actor first hit it big playing Alex Keaton on the hit NBC comedy "Family Ties" back in the 1980s. In the late '90s he starred in the ABC comedy "Spin City." Since, he's had guest roles on a few popular shows, including "The Good Wife" and "Rescue Me."

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