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Patch Adams

Patch Adams was born on May 28, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Hunter Doherty Adams. He has been married to Susan Parenti since July 28, 2010. He was previously married to Linda Edquist. See full bio »
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 1998 Patch Adams (book "Gesundheit: Good Health Is a Laughing Matter" - as Hunter Doherty Adams)
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 2012 La Experiencia Barriga (Documentary) (very special thanks)
 2010 La casa por la ventana (special thanks)
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 2002 Clown in Kabul (Documentary)
 1999 The Medicinal Value of Laughter (Video documentary short)
 1996 Seriously Funny: An Argument for Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
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 2014 Inside Edition (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #25.248 (2014) ... Himself

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Hunter Doherty Adams | Hunter Adams M.D.


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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I've never made a penny being a doctor, so that makes it not a job. My sense of a doctor is that one is a presence caring for health. So I'm never not a doctor. People call me from all over the world who are hurting, and I care for them. Chatting is what more people want than anything. See more »


He and his team did not receive Government funding and had to fund their hospital by working other jobs. See more »


Extremely colourful shirts and ties See more »

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