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Gus the Wonderdog

Dog: Great Dane Labrador mix

Michael J. Fox had a beloved dog named Gus that was a Great Dane-Labrador mix and Chicago Blackhawks fan. Fox has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease but he still finds the time to give Gus the TLC he needs day-to-day. In his memoir, Fox called Gus a “wonder dog” for the constant support he gave while Fox battled Parkinson’s disease. Sadly, Gus passed away in April, 2021, at the age of 12.

Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox Pets


June 9, 1961 (61)

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Michael J. Fox is an Canadian-American actor, author, producer, activist. He is best known for his role as Marty McFly in the Back to the Future trilogy (1985-1990) and his role as Mike Flaherty in the ABC series Spin City (1996-2000). Spin City earned won Fox an Emmy, three Golden Globes, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 and left his role on Spin City in 2000. Since then, the Michael J. Fox Foundation was created to help advance research so he could contribute to a solution for others suffering from the disease.