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Michael J. Fox is 54 years old; Christopher Lloyd was 46 in Back to the Future

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 21, 2015

Marty Doc age BTTF

If you haven’t heard, today is the day to which Doc, Marty, and Jennifer travel forward in time in Back to the Future II.

Oct 21 2015 BTTF

Because of this and my love of cultural time travel, I thought I’d take the opportunity to point out that Michael J. Fox (aka Marty McFly) is nearly 8 years older now than Christopher Lloyd was when he played Doc Brown when Back to the Future was released in 1985. That’s heavy.

Michael J. Fox performs Johnny B. Goode at Parkinson’s benefit

posted by Jason Kottke   Nov 14, 2011

Michael J. Fox recently took the stage at his annual benefit for Parkinson’s disease and played a familiar favorite: Johnny B. Goode. Marvin, get on the phone to your cousin!

And if that’s not Mike Fox awesomeness for one day, here he is on a recent episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm.