The star has battled Parkinson’s disease since 1991. At first, he did so privately but went public with his diagnosis in 1998. Parkinson’s is a disorder that causes uncontrollable tremors throughout his body.
In 2017, Fox opened up to AARP The Magazine, revealing: 'The truth is that on most days, there comes a point where I literally can’t stop laughing at my own symptoms.'
'Just the other morning I come into the kitchen,' he told the publication at the time. 'I pour a cup — a little trouble there. Then I put both hands around the cup. She’s [His wife of 30 years, Tracey Pollan] watching. ‘Can I get that for you, dear?’ ‘Nah, I got it!’ Then I begin this trek across the kitchen. It starts off bad. Only gets worse. Hot java’s sloshing onto my hands, onto the floor.
'But the thing that makes it hilarious to me is when I think of someone else watching all this and thinking, ‘Poor Michael can’t even get the coffee — it’s so sad!''