TV’s Gene Gene The Dancing Machine Dies

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Eugene Patton, the stagehand who became “Gene Gene the Dancing Machine” on television’s “The Gong Show” in the late 1970s, has died. Patton died in Pasadena, California on March 9 of complications from diabetes, his son Sidney Patton said on Wednesday. A veteran stagehand, Patton worked on shows like “Rowan & […]