‘He Really Was Patch Adams’: Director Says Williams Was 'Divinely Appointed' to Role
The director of “Patch Adams” was on The Kelly File to remember Robin Williams following the news of his tragic death.
The 63-year-old actor was found dead today in his home in a suspected suicide.
Director Tom Shadyac told Martha MacCallum that when he read the “Patch Adams” script, he knew there was no other choice for the role than Williams.
"I believe in God, I believe it was divinely appointed," Shadyac said. "He really was Patch Adams. I’ve seen him in hospitals before he played the role, and he just brought joy. He was medicine. He was just joy walking down the halls."
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