Michael J. Fox: «Leonardo DiCaprio convinced me to quit acting»
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.