Tracy Jo Pollan (born June 22, 1960) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying [1 ] Ellen Reed on the sitcom from 1985 to 1987. Family Ties Early life [edit ]
Pollan was born on
Long Island, New York, the daughter of Corinne Elaine "Corky" (Staller), a magazine editor, and Stephen Michael Pollan, a financial consultant and writer. She was raised in [1 ] Woodbury, New York. She is of [2 ] Russian Jewish descent. [3 ] She attended the [4 ] Dalton School in Manhattan, New York. She studied acting at the [5 ] Herbert Berghof Studio, and later at the Lee Strasberg Institute. [6 ] Personal life [edit ]
Pollan is Jewish.
She met [7 ] Michael J. Fox when she played his character's girlfriend on , and they met again on a movie set a few years later. Family Ties They married [7 ] on July 16 1988. They have four children together: [7 ] Sam Michael Fox (born May 30, 1989), twins Aquinnah Kathleen and Schuyler Frances (born February 15, 1995), and Esmé Annabelle (born November 3, 2001). The children were raised in New York. Filmography [edit ] Film [edit ]
Year Title Role Notes 1983 For Lovers Only Television film 1983 Baby It's You Leslie 1983 Sessions Leslie Television film 1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer Eileen Grafton Television film 1984 A Good Sport Suzanne Television film 1984 The Baron and the Kid Mary Beth Phillips Television film 1986 The Little Sister Nicki Davis Television film 1987 The Abduction of Kari Swenson Kari Swenson Television film 1987 A Special Friendship Elizabeth Van Lew Television film 1987 Promised Land Mary Daley 1988 Bright Lights, Big City Vicky 1990 Fine Things Liz O'Reilly Television film 1992 A Stranger Among Us Mara Nominated – Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress 1993 Dying to Love You Lisa Ann Rohn Television film 1994 Children of the Dark Kim Harrison Television film 1999 Anna Says Anna Executive producer 2003 Hench at Home Kay Hench Television film 2003 1st to Die Lindsay Boxer Television film 2009 Natalee Holloway Beth Holloway Television film 2011 Justice for Natalee Holloway Beth Holloway Television film Television [edit ] Theatre [edit ] References [edit ] ^ a b "Tracy Pollan Biography (1960-)". FilmReference.com . Retrieved August 16, 2012. ^ Lovece, Frank (August 15, 2012 web, August 16, 2012 print). "Michael J. Fox prepares for new show about his life". ( Newsday Long Island, New York). Archived from the original on August 16, 2012 . Retrieved August 16, 2012. ^ Nate Bloom (January 8, 2008). "Interfaith Celebrities: Michael J. Fox Receives Reform Award, Liev Schreiber Narrates Jewish-American" . Retrieved May 25, 2013. ^ Susan Reed (1 August 1988). "Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan (Archive)" . Retrieved 25 May 2013. ^ http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20131158,00.html ^ N/A (February 2010). "Tracy Pollan" . Retrieved June 13, 2013. ^ a b c "Interfaith Celebrities: Michael J. Fox Receives Reform Award, Liev Schreiber Narrates "Jewish-Americans" Interfaith Family.com External links [edit ]