Tracy Pollan is an American-Canadian actress who became famous for appearing in thirteen episodes of the TV show, Family Ties; which aired on NBC between 1982–89. In its heydays, Family Ties was watched by one-third of America’s households weekly. Since that time, she has gone on to feature in various films and TV shows. But aside being an actress, Pollan is also a proud wife to the famous actor and comedian Michael J Fox and is the mother of their four adult children. Plus, like her husband, she’s also an author. Let’s take a look at her bio, net worth, height and all there is to know about Fox’s wife.
Tracy Pollan’s Bio, Age
Tracy Pollan was born—Tracy Jo Pollan—in Long Island, New York, on June 22, 1960, to parents, Stephen Michael Pollan and Corinne Elaine. Her father, Stephen, worked as a financial consultant and writer while her mom, Corinne, worked as a columnist for ‘New York’ magazine; and writes for ‘Gourmet.’ She and her three siblings were raised in a pretty conservative, Jewish, religious home in Woodbury, New York. Growing up Pollan attended Syosset High School for some time before she later transferred to the Dalton School in Manhattan, New York; where she graduated. She then proceeded to Herbert Berghof Studio and Lee Strasberg Institute where she studied acting.
Tracy Pollan started off her acting career in 1980 when she first appeared in the play, Album. She later debuted in the 1982 film, For Lovers Only. The following year, she appeared in the TV films, Baby It’s You, Sessions and Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer. Pollan also appeared in an episode of the TV series ABC Afterschool Special (1984). In the same year, She appeared in TV films like A Good Sport and The Baron and the Kid. She was then cast in the situation comedy Family Ties; appearing in 13 episodes of the 15-episode series. Within this period, she starred as Julie Jackson in Pack of Lies; a play that was staged at the Royale Theatre.
In 1986, Pollan was cast in the TV film, The Little Sister and on one episode of American Playhouse as Nicki Davis. The following year, she appeared in the films The Abduction of Kari Swenson, A Special Friendship and Promised Land. She then played Lucy in Woman in Mind. Between 1990 and 1999, Tracy Pollan continued to feature in television films such as, Fine Things (1990), A Stranger Among Us (1992), Dying to Love You (1993), Children of the Dark (1994), Anna Says (1999), and TV series such as The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990), Spin City (‘97/‘98) and Jake’s Women (1992).
Beginning from 2000 until 2017, Pollan made appearances in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2000), the television films Hench at Home (2003), First to Die (2003), Natalee Holloway (2009), Justice for Natalee Holloway (2011). She also appeared on the TV series Medium (2009), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2010), The Michael J. Fox Show (2013), Nightcap (2016) and as a guest in the 2017 Oscars. But it doesn’t end just in films.
In October of 2014, Tracy Pollan, alongside her two sisters and their mom, co-authored The Pollan Family Table; a cookbook of family recipes, kitchen tips, and cooking techniques.
Tracy Pollan’s four decades of acting has etched an incredible track record for her in the entertainment space; with lots of credit to show for it, including some enviable millions. According to sources, her net worth is estimated at $20 million. While that’s no chicken feed, it quickly fizzles out when compared to her husband’s $65 million fortune.
Tracy Pollan’s Height and Body Measurement
Tracy Pollan maintains a graceful slim build. She stands 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) tall and weighs 52 Kg. She has blonde hair and grey-colored eyes. Her bust, waist, and hips measure 33-26-34 inches.
All About Michael J Fox’s Wife
1. Mother of Four
Tracy Pollan met her darling, Michael J Fox while filming for Family Ties. She portrayed his girlfriend, Ellen, on the show. They were married on July 16, 1988, at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, Vermont. Together, they have four children; Sam Michael (b. May 30, 1989), twin daughters Aquinnah Kathleen and Schuyler Frances (b. February 15, 1995), and daughter Esmé Annabelle (b. November 3, 2001). The family resides in Manhattan, New York.
2. Social Media
Pollan is quite active on social media. Although she only operates an Instagram account where she has well over 20K followers. As of this writing, it’s not clear if she operates other accounts on social media, including facebook or twitter.
3. Tracy Pollan’s Siblings
Tracy Pollan has two sisters and an older brother whose name is Michael Pollan. He works as a journalism professor at U.C. Berkeley’s graduate school of Journalism and is the author of two bestselling books; Omnivore’s Dilemma and Botany of Desire and works. He wrote the foreword of the book published by his mom and three sisters.