Michael J. Fox got a huge standing ovation during the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics Sunday, as the native Canadian actor highlighted a list of Maple Leaf-born celebs trotted out for the end of the competition.
Fox, who became a superstar in the 80s with hits such as the Back to the Future trilogy and Family Ties series, has been fighting a well-publicized bout with Parkinson’s Disease.
The 48-year-old Edmonton native told the crowd he still supports the Canadian hockey team, despite living in the states.
“If I’m watching the U.S. and Canada play hockey, I’m sorry, I’m wearing a Maple Leaf on my sweater,” Fox told the masses.
Other Canadian celebs who appeared in the ceremony included William Shatner, Catherine O’Hara, Michael Buble, and Avril Lavigne.