Michael J. Fox
Birth Name: Michael Andrew Fox
Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date of Birth: June 9, 1961
Ethnicity: Irish, English, Scottish
Michael J. Fox is a Canadian and American actor, writer, producer, and activist. He is the son of Phyllis (Piper) and William Nelson Fox. Michael is married to actress Tracy Pollan, with whom he has four children.
Michael’s paternal grandfather was William Robert Fox (the son of Robert John Fox and Mary Ann “Minnie” Fulton). Michael’s great-grandfather Robert was born in Forfarshire, Scotland, to Irish-born parents, Robert Fox and Margaret Pritchard. Mary Ann was born in Ontario, Canada, the daughter of William Robert Fulton, whose parents were from Scotland and Ireland, and of Mary Wiggins, who was Irish.
Michael’s paternal grandmother was Lillian Agnes “Dolly” Atley (the daughter of James Atley and Margaret Katherine Bryan). James was born in Ontario, Canada, the son of William Atley, who was born in Ireland, and of Mary Ann Charles, who was born in Middlesex, England. Michael’s great-grandmother Margaret Bryan was born in Middlesex, England, the daughter of James Bryan and Sarah Ann Rubbins.
Michael’s maternal grandparents were Harry Piper and Jenny.
Michael’s wife, Tracy, is Jewish, and their children were raise Jewish.
Genealogy of Michael’s paternal grandfather, William Robert Fox – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
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