Michael J. Fox Discusses Hiding Parkinson’s Disease and Alcohol Addiction in a New Documentary

In a new documentary, actor Michael J. Fox discusses his struggles with Parkinson’s disease, including turning to booze and drugs to manage it.

Fox, 61, has had the degenerative brain illness since 1991 but did not publicly reveal it until 1998.

The actor, well known for the “Back to the Future” films, admitted to being an alcoholic in his youth and using dopamine pills like candy to mask signs of his disease, such as tremors.