July 30, 2016  

Michael J. Fox to Receive Golden Camera Awards

February 4, 2011 (3:09 am) GMT
Fox is acknowledged by the German awards for his continuous fight of Parkinson's disease and his commitment to movie and TV world.

will be presented with a lifetime achievement award at Germany's most prestigious prizegiving later this month. The "Back to the Future" star, who has continued acting while battling debilitating Parkinson's disease since 1991, will receive the honor at the Golden Camera awards in Berlin on February 5.

"Michael J. Fox was always able to make a special contribution to his movie roles using his youthful appearance, boyish charm and humor," the organizers said. "With this award, however, we want to do more than pay tribute to this actor's artistic achievements that have entertained us for decades."

"We want to express our great admiration for the way he continues to fight Parkinson's disease both personally and through the work of his foundation. His work as an actor and the way he lives his life despite this disease demand our utmost respect and praise."

The 46th year of the annual event, which rewards excellence in TV, film and music, will also see handed the best actor international trophy.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Morgan Freeman Eyed to Join Disney's New 'Nutcracker' Film
  2. Get Your First Look at Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent on 'Supergirl'
  3. Taika Waititi Hints at Thanos' Connection to 'Thor: Ragnarok' in New Photo
  4. Lindsey Vonn Accidentally Flashes Underwear on the Red Carpet
  5. Rihanna Swarmed by Her Fans in 'Goodnight Gotham' Music Video
  6. Tony Parker Welcomes Second Child With Wife Axelle Francine
  7. Candice Swanepoel Bares Baby Bump While Posing Completely Naked in This Photo
  8. 'Sesame Street' Reconsiders Layoffs After Public Outcry, Actor Says