What Ever Happened To Gene Gene – The Dancing Machine…!! Don’t Say You Heard It From Me But, Did You Know…(Video)
Gene Gene, "The Dancing Machine", was an NBC stage hand named Eugene Patton who worked on the "Gong Show" with Chuck Barris. He was discovered when Chuck saw him dancing back stage and made him a regular on the show. Eugene continued to work back stage at NBC for many years. In 2001, he lost both legs to complications from diabetes. He now wears prosthetics and walks with a cane..!!