It seems Michael J. Fox has Leonardo DiCaprio to thank for the decision to retire from Hollywood. The Star of Back to the FutureThe 61-year-old gave up acting in 2021. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the 1990s but continued to work through the years.
However, in a recent interview, he revealed how the Oscar winner inspired his decision. Speak with RichMichael explained how he saw Leonardo Once upon a time in… Hollywood by Quentin Tarantino influenced him. There’s one scene in particular where the actor’s character, Rick Dalton, has trouble remembering his lines: a circumstance Fox knows well.
“Go back to the dressing room and scream freaky in the mirror,” al recalls New York Post. “I had that moment where I too looked in the mirror and thought, ‘I don’t know what to say anymore.’ OK, that’s it, let’s move on. It was all very quiet », emphasizes Michael J. Fox.