Eugene Persson (1934-2008) began appearing in films at the age of 12 as one of the Kettle children in several films about the characters Ma & Pa Kettle. During his later career, he was sometimes credited as "Gene Persson".
Mr. Persson's final acting credit was Bloodlust! was he was 27 years old. He then shifted his attention to live theater, and he subsequently produced several shows on Broadway.