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The seriously ill star of Back to the Future appeared at the BAFTA-2024 ceremony: the audience gave a standing ovation. Video

Actor Michael J. Fox received a standing ovation at the BAFTA-2924 ceremony. Source: "Back to the Future, Getty

Michael J. Fox received a standing ovation from Hollywood's most famous stars at the BAFTA-2024 British Academy Awards. The seriously ill star of the Back to the Future movie series took to the stage in a wheelchair.

The 62-year-old actor, who has been battling Parkinson's disease since 1991, was helped to the podium so that he could announce the Best Picture nomination. This was reported by the Daily Mail.

When Jay Fox took the stage, he expected an extremely warm welcome from the stars. The legendary 80s actor was visibly touched by the reaction.

The seriously ill star of Back to the Future appeared at the BAFTA-2024 ceremony: the audience gave a standing ovation. Video

Presenting the award, he said: "No matter who you are or where you come from, these films can bring us together. There's a reason why they say movies are magic because they can change your day. It can change your outlook. Sometimes it can change your life."

The seriously ill star of Back to the Future appeared at the BAFTA-2024 ceremony: the audience gave a standing ovation. Video

Michael was only 29 years old when he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1991. He first spoke about his health condition in 1998.

The seriously ill star of Back to the Future appeared at the BAFTA-2024 ceremony: the audience gave a standing ovation. Video

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