That was over 23 years ago in 1998.
Today he is 79, and has starred in 127 movies in total, 75 since Patch Adams was released.
In Patch Adams, I think Peter Coyote looks:
Patch Adams scores 7 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Peter Coyote's first acting role was as 'Keys' in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, released in 1982 when he was 40.