Hunter Doherty Adams

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Birthday
28, 1945
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Physician and author who became famous for founding the Gesundheit! Institute, which gathered volunteers to dress up as clowns and entertain orphans and hospital patients.

Before Fame

Kids bullied him in school, and he attempted to end his life three times in one year.

Trivia

He earned a Doctor of Medicine degree without an undergraduate degree.

Family Life

His father, a U.S. Army officer, died in Germany during Adams' teenage years.

Associated With

Robin Williams starred in the 1998 semi-biographical film about his life, Patch Adams.