Patch Adams 25 years old

Laughter is contagious.

Patch Adams

The true story of Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams, who in the 1970s found that humor is the best medicine, and was willing to do just anything to make his patients laugh—even if it meant risking his own career.


Patch Adams Cast

Name Character
Alan Tudyk He was 27, now 52 years old as Everton
Harve Presnell He was 65, 75 years old when he died as Dean Anderson
Philip Seymour Hoffman He was 31, 46 years old when he died as Mitch Roman
Daniel London He was 25, now 51 years old as Truman
Monica Potter She was 27, now 52 years old as Carin
Peter Coyote He was 57, now 82 years old as Bill Davis
Bob Gunton He was 53, now 78 years old as Dean Walcott
Robin Williams He was 47, 63 years old when he died as Hunter 'Patch' Adams
Ryan Hurst He was 22, now 47 years old as Neil
Irma P. Hall She was 63, now 88 years old as Joletta
Josef Sommer He was 64, now 89 years old as Dr. Eaton
Barry Shabaka Henley He was 44, now 69 years old as Emmet
Harold Gould He was 75, 86 years old when he died as Arthur Mendelson
Frances Lee McCain She was 54, now 79 years old as Judy
Greg Sestero He was 20, now 45 years old as Jaime (Monica Potter's brother)
Michael Jeter He was 46, 50 years old when he died as Rudy
Ellen Albertini Dow She was 85, 101 years old when she died as Aggie
James Greene He was 72, 91 years old when he died as Bile
Richard Kiley He was 76, 76 years old when he died as Dr. Titan
Ismael 'East' Carlo He was 56, now 82 years old as Hispanic Father
Harry Groener He was 47, now 72 years old as Dr. Prack
Bruce Bohne as Trevor Beene
Steven Anthony Jones as Charlie
Daniella Kuhn as Adelane
Andy Arness He was 38, now 64 years old as Orderly (uncredited)
Don West He was 92, 86 years old when he died as Instructor
Douglas Roberts He was 79, 57 years old when he died as Larry
Peter Siteri as Chess Man

Patch Adams Crew

Name Department
Debra Zane as Casting. Production
Linda DeScenna as Production Design. She was 49 (now 74) years old Art
Scott Hill as Visual Effects Editor. Crew
Judy L. Ruskin as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Patrick Loungway as Camera Operator. Camera
Jeff Carson as Music Supervisor. He was 35 (now 60) years old Sound
Charles Newirth as Producer. He was 43 (now 68) years old Production
Don Zimmerman as Editor. He was 46 (now 71) years old Editing
James Nedza as Art Direction. Art
Ric McElvin as Set Decoration. Art
Michael Hilkene as Supervising Sound Editor. Sound
Odin Benitez as Sound Effects Editor. Sound
Marvin Minoff as Producer. He was 67 (78) years old when He died Production
Rafael E. Sánchez as Gaffer. Lighting
David Blitstein as Special Effects Coordinator. Crew
Steve Oedekerk as Screenplay. He was 37 (now 62) years old Writing
Tom Shadyac as Director. He was 40 (now 65) years old Directing
Barry Kemp as Producer. He was 49 (now 74) years old Production
Patch Adams as Novel. Patch Adams was 53 (now 78) years old Writing
Mike Farrell as Producer. He was 59 (now 85) years old Production
Cheri Minns as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Randall Guth as Sound Effects Editor. Sound
Gaston Biraben as Dialogue Editor. Editing
Jeff Atmajian as Orchestrator. He was 38 (now 64) years old Sound
Patch Adams poster
Patch Adams (25 years)

Laughter is contagious.

  • Release day: Friday, December 25, 1998
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Budget: 50000000.00
  • Revenue: 202292902.00