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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 is a producer, known for Patch Adams (1998), The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg and Clownvets. 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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Known For

Patch Adams Writer
(1998)
Clownvets Producer
Finding Hope Through Robin's Tale Himself - Social Activist Physician, Subject of Robin Williams Film

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
  Clownvets (Documentary) (executive producer) (completed)
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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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  Finding Hope Through Robin's Tale (Documentary) (completed)
Himself - Social Activist Physician, Subject of Robin Williams Film
 2016 The Magical Mystery Bus (Documentary short)
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 2002 Clown in Kabul (Documentary)
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 2000 The Real Patch Adams (Documentary)
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 1999 The Medicinal Value of Laughter (Video documentary short)
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 1996 Seriously Funny: An Argument for Comedy (TV Mini-Series)
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 2014 Inside Edition (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #25.248 (2014) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Hunter Doherty Adams | Hunter Adams M.D.

Height:

6' 5" (1.96 m)
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Personal Quote:

Why clown in a hospital? Because hospitals are horrible places! Nobody likes being in a hospital. Hierarchy where the doctor can be rude and arrogant, and treat the nurse badly and everybody else badly! A hospital is serious, technological, no, no medical school in the world teaches compassion. See more »

Trivia:

Started his "Gesundheit!" institute, which is committed to bringing health care to those who cannot afford it, in 1971 after graduating medical school with twenty other people. It was located in his home and there could be up to fifty people staying there in a single night. See more »

Trademark:

Long hair tied in a ponytail, with one side sometimes dyed See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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