Michael J. Fox To Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award
November 23, 2009 at 3:55 PM (PT)
Actor MICHAEL J. FOX will receive the NAB Distinguished Service Award at the 2010 NAB SHOW in LAS VEGAS APRIL 12th. FOX will be honored for the impact his career has had on the television industry, as well as his commitment to raising awareness for Parkinson's disease.
"MICHAEL J. FOX is a true role model in every sense of the word, using his fame and influence as a successful actor to help fund nearly $160 million dollars in Parkinson's research," said NAB President and CEO GORDON SMITH. "We are proud to honor him for his tremendous contributions to both the entertainment and medical research communities."