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Eugene Persson (1934–2008)

Eugene Persson was born on January 12, 1934 in Long Beach, California, USA as Eugene Clair Persson. He was an actor and producer, known for The Spider (1958), Bloodlust! (1961) and Dutchman (1966). He was married to Ruby Dake and Shirley Knight. He died on June 6, 2008 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Spider Mike Simpson
Bloodlust! Pete Garwood
Dutchman Producer
The Silent Service Talker - Tom


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 1961 Bloodlust!
Pete Garwood (as Gene Persson)
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Tony Fletcher
- Day of Reckoning (1960) ... Tony Fletcher
 1958 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Office Boy
- Loco Vs Wall Street (1958) ... Office Boy
 1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Nazi (1958) ... (as Gene Persson)
 1958 The Party Crashers
Stan Osgood (as Gene Persson)
 1958 The Spider
Mike Simpson (as Gene Persson)
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Talker - Tom
- The Grayling Story (1958) ... Talker - Tom
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
George Felton
- The High Window (1958) ... George Felton
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Danny Moore
- Taps for a Hero (1957) ... Danny Moore (as Gene Persson)
 1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Blayton Armstrong
- A Loud Laugh (1957) ... Blayton Armstrong
 1955 Danger (TV Series)
- Telegram (1955) ... (as Gene Persson)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Young Biff
- One Sunday Afternoon (1954) ... Young Biff (as Gene Persson)
 1952 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair
Teddy Kettle (uncredited)
 1951 On Dangerous Ground
Boy (uncredited)
 1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town
Willie Kettle (uncredited)
 1949 The Stratton Story
Monty's Son as a Toddler (uncredited)
 1949 Ma and Pa Kettle
Ted Kettle (uncredited)
 1948 The Paleface
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 Welcome Stranger
Boy (uncredited)
 1947/I The Egg and I
Kettle Child (uncredited)
 1947 Trail Street
Boy (uncredited)
 1946 Swell Guy
Jackie (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
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He produced the L.A. stage and British film version of Dutchman (1966), which starred his then-wife, actress Shirley Knight. Ms. Knight won the Venice Film Festival award for this film. See more »

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