NAB to honor Michael J. Fox with Distinguished Service Award

11/24/2009 | TVNewsCheck (free registration)

The NAB has named actor, author and Parkinson's disease advocate Michael J. Fox as the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Service Award, which will be presented on April 12 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. "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 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."

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