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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 (2019). 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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Clownvets Producer
Finding Hope Through Robin's Tale Self - Social Activist Physician, Subject of Robin Williams Film


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 2019 Clownvets (Documentary) (executive producer)
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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)
Self - Social Activist Physician, Subject of Robin Williams Film
 2021 Clown's planet (Documentary)
 2020 The David Pakman Show (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Biden Crushes Super Tuesday, Takes Lead (2020) ... Self - Guest
 2019 Clownvets (Documentary)
 2016 The Magical Mystery Bus (Documentary short)
 2002 Clown in Kabul (Documentary)
 2000 The Real Patch Adams (Documentary)
 1999 The Medicinal Value of Laughter (Video documentary short)
 1996 Seriously Funny: An Argument for Comedy (TV Mini Series documentary)
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 2014 Inside Edition (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #25.248 (2014) ... Self

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Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Hunter Doherty Adams | Hunter Adams M.D.


6' 5" (1.96 m)


Susan Parenti | See more »

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Personal Quote:

When you left the house today, you had the intention of putting clothes on and you did. You didn't try to put your pants on today. You simply put them on. The same has to hold for all of our intentions. We don't try to be more loving partners. We make the intention, and we act on it. See more »


Personally conducts patient interviews that often last up to four hours long. See more »


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