Michael J. Fox looked in good spirits as he was joined by his wife Tracy Pollan at the premiere of his documentary.

The 61-year-old actor proudly posed next to his wife of nearly 35 years  at the event for STILL: A Michael J. Fox as part of the Sundance Film Festival on Friday.

Michael – who has been battling Parkinson’s disease since 1991 – smiled for a cute snap with his 62-year-old actress wife before the screening of the documentary centered around him.

Bond: Michael J. Fox looked in good spirits as he was joined by his wife Tracy Pollan at the premiere of his documentary

Family affair: It was certainly a family affair as the happy couple were joined by three of their four children: Sam Michael Fox, Schuyler Frances Fox, and Aquinnah Kathleen Fox

Family affair: It was certainly a family affair as the happy couple were joined by three of their four children: Sam Michael Fox, Schuyler Frances Fox, and Aquinnah Kathleen Fox

It was certainly a family affair as the happy couple were joined by three of their four children: Sam Michael Fox, Schuyler Frances Fox, and Aquinnah Kathleen Fox.

The Back To The Future star represented his beloved NBA team as he sported a blue New York Knicks jacket over  white Henley T-Shirt, black jeans, and Nike sneakers.

Tracy  looked chic in a black coat over black and white checked sweater, trousers, and leather booties.

Icon: The 61-year-old actor proudly posed next to his wife of nearly 35 years at the event for STILL: A Michael J. Fox as part of the Sundance Film Festival on Friday

Icon: The 61-year-old actor proudly posed next to his wife of nearly 35 years at the event for STILL: A Michael J. Fox as part of the Sundance Film Festival on Friday

Vibes: The Back To The Future star represented his beloved NBA team as he sported a blue New York Knicks jacket over white Henley T-Shirt, black jeans, and Nike sneakers

Vibes: The Back To The Future star represented his beloved NBA team as he sported a blue New York Knicks jacket over white Henley T-Shirt, black jeans, and Nike sneakers

Not much is known about the Apple Studios produced documentary but Deadline's Pete Hammond gave a bit of insight on Friday as he wrote: 'With the spirit of the kind of 80¿s movies that helped make Fox a very big star on both big and small screens, this hybrid uses docu techniques, most notably a talking head interview with the star himself weaved in with clever use of archival footage and movie clips, as well as scripted recreations with actors where needed to make it all complete'

Not much is known about the Apple Studios produced documentary but Deadline’s Pete Hammond gave a bit of insight on Friday as he wrote: ‘With the spirit of the kind of 80’s movies that helped make Fox a very big star on both big and small screens, this hybrid uses docu techniques, most notably a talking head interview with the star himself weaved in with clever use of archival footage and movie clips, as well as scripted recreations with actors where needed to make it all complete’

Not much is known about the Apple Studios produced documentary  but Deadline’s Pete Hammond gave a bit of insight on Friday as he wrote: ‘With the spirit of the kind of 80’s movies that helped make Fox a very big star on both big and small screens, this hybrid uses docu techniques, most notably a talking head interview with the star himself weaved in with clever use of archival footage and movie clips, as well as scripted recreations with actors where needed to make it all complete.  

‘The star here, as always, is Fox himself, battling the intense effects of the Parkinsons disease he has had since being diagnosed at only age 29, but successfully and enthusiastically telling his story, a single talking head shot, straight into the camera.’

He went on to write that the film explores Michael’s life growing up in Canada to leaving school at 17 to gamble on a career in Hollywood. 

 Michael has been candid about how his Parkinson’s disease has impacted his acting career and the type of projects he now takes.

Nothing to hide: Michael has been candid about how his Parkinson's disease has impacted his acting career and the type of projects he now takes as he was open while  appearing on Mike Birbiglia's ' Working It Out ' podcast back in June

Nothing to hide: Michael has been candid about how his Parkinson’s disease has impacted his acting career and the type of projects he now takes as he was open while  appearing on Mike Birbiglia’s ‘ Working It Out ‘ podcast back in June

Lines: 'When I did the spinoff from The Good Wife, which is The Good Fight, I couldn't remember the lines. I just had this blank, I couldn't remember the lines'; Pictured on The Good Fight

Lines: ‘When I did the spinoff from The Good Wife, which is The Good Fight, I couldn’t remember the lines. I just had this blank, I couldn’t remember the lines’; Pictured on The Good Fight

While appearing on Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Working It Out‘ podcast back in June, the actor admitted that remembering lines has become harder since he was first diagnosed. 

‘When I did the spinoff from The Good Wife, which is The Good Fight, I couldn’t remember the lines. I just had this blank, I couldn’t remember the lines,’ he stated. 

The Canadian star revealed that he didn’t struggle with his lines when he was younger, as he reminisced on his role on Family Ties, an NBC sitcom that he starred on from 1982 to 1989. 

‘I’d go, “I’m in. Mallory, get off the phone.” And I knew it, like in an instant, and it continued to be that way for me,’ the actor said.

With Sean: Fox said he didn't struggle with lines when he was younger, remembering his '70 pages of dialogue' on the 1989 film Casualties of War, where he starred alongside Sean Penn

With Sean: Fox said he didn’t struggle with lines when he was younger, remembering his ’70 pages of dialogue’ on the 1989 film Casualties of War, where he starred alongside Sean Penn

‘I have 70 pages of dialogue on a [Brian] De Palma movie, and knowing that a hugely expensive Steadicam shot depends on me knowing the lines — not a trickle of sweat on my brow,’ he added, referring to the 1989 film Casualties of War, where he starred alongside Sean Penn. 

Fox admitted that he no longer take projects with a lot of lines: ‘I can’t remember five pages of dialogue. I can’t do it,’ he said. ‘So I go to the beach.’

The longtime movie star has previously shared his Parkinson’s struggles in a 2020 interview with People, discussing his short-term memory, tremors and rigidity.  

Star-parade: Sundance has seen many celebrities including Daisy Ridley

Star-parade: Sundance has seen many celebrities including Daisy Ridley

Stunner: Emilia Clarke donned two coats as she dealt with the freezing weather

Stunner: Emilia Clarke donned two coats as she dealt with the freezing weather

Stunner: Emilia Clarke donned two coats as she dealt with the freezing weather

Warming up: Actress Mia Goth was also seen out and about

Warming up: Actress Mia Goth was also seen out and about 

Casual customer: Alexander Skarsgard looked as handsome as ever

Casual customer: Alexander Skarsgard looked as handsome as ever 

‘My short-term memory is shot,’ he stated, adding, ‘I always had a real proficiency for lines and memorization. And I had some extreme situations where the last couple of jobs I did were actually really word-heavy parts. I struggled during both of them.’

The actor was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s, a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, in 1991. He went public with his diagnosis in 1998, and continued his acting career.

He has starred in a multitude of projects since, including The Good Wife, Designated Survivor, The Good Fight, and See You Yesterday. 

In a 2021 interview with AARP The Magazine, Fox stated that he has found purpose and joys despite living with the disease. 

Leading man: Adam Lambert was at the Fairyland premiere on Friday

Leading man: Adam Lambert was at the Fairyland premiere on Friday

Altogether now: Ryan Thurston, Adam Lambert, Scoot McNairy, Nessa Dougherty, Emilia Jones and Cody Fern are seen left to right

Altogether now: Ryan Thurston, Adam Lambert, Scoot McNairy, Nessa Dougherty, Emilia Jones and Cody Fern are seen left to right

‘As I came through that darkness, I also had an insight about my father-in-law, who had passed away and always espoused gratitude and acceptance and confidence. And I started to notice things I was grateful for and the way other people would respond to difficulty with gratitude,’ he added.

‘I concluded that gratitude makes optimism sustainable,’ the actor said.

The Sundance Film Festival has been packed with celebrities as Daisy Ridley, Emilia Clarke and Adam Lambert have all been seen enjoying the snow in Salt Lake City, utah. 

Out and about: Adam was prepared with a massive coat

Out and about: Adam was prepared with a massive coat



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