Tracy Pollan joined the Board of Directors of The Michael J. Fox Foundation in 2000. Her most recent acting roles include her guest appearance on the second episode of NBC's "The Michael J. Fox Show" in 2013 as well as her roles as Beth Twitty in the television movie "The Natalee Holloway Story" and Caitlyn Lynch in the CBS series "Medium."
Ms. Pollan's other notable television credits include such roles as Ellen Reed, girlfriend of Alex P. Keaton, on the hit comedy series "Family Ties" and starring roles in the television movies "Children of the Dark," "Dying to Love You," Danielle Steel's "Fine Things," "The Fitzgeralds," "The Kennedys of Massachusetts" and James Patterson's "1st to Die." In 2000, Ms. Pollan earned an Emmy Award nomination for her guest performance on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
Ms. Pollan has also done theater throughout her career, appearing on Broadway in Neil Simon's Jake's Women. Her film credits include A Stranger Among Us, Bright Lights, Big City and Promised Land.
Ms. Pollan, her two sisters and their mother are currently co-authoring a cookbook, Pollan Family Table, to be published in fall 2014 by Scribner. Featuring healthy family recipes, the book is the latest culinary offering from a family of renowned foodies: Ms. Pollan's mother is the former style director of Gourmet magazine; Michael Pollan (who will write the foreword), Ms. Pollan's brother, has been credited with reshaping the way Americans look at food through his bestselling books including The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals and In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Follow the latest kitchen happenings on the Pollan Family Table Facebook page.
Ms. Pollan married Michael J. Fox in 1988. Together they have four children.