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Michael J. Fox & Denis Leary Talk ‘Back To The Future’, Parkinson’s And “Why We Don’t Suck” – Tribeca

Michael J. Fox & Denis Leary Talk ‘Back To The Future’, Parkinson’s And “Why We Don’t Suck” – Tribeca

Michael J. Fox and Denis Leary took to the stage at the Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday for an

hour-plus of joking banter, self-deprecation, and insight on Back to the Future, Family Ties and Fox’s Parkinson’s disease activism.

Leary kicked things off noting Fox’s appointment as an Officer of the Order of Canada. The honor led Leary to jokingly refer to Fox throughout the conversation as “Sir” Michael J. Fox. Tribeca

paired Fox with Leary, who took on moderator duties — noting during the audience Q&A, “I have

the power.” The two longtime friends appeared together in Rescue Me, created by and starring

Leary. Fox’s guest turn in the show lead to an Emmy win, one of his five.

“You get a lot of credit for your comedic timing in Back to the Future and Family Ties, but people don’t talk about your dramatic acting enough,

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