Sam Dixon in first leading role with Harry Hamlin, Andrew Divoff

Thesp Sam Dixon, age 10, has landed his first leading role in a feature film, as he’s been tapped to join Harry Hamlin and Andrew Divoff in Barry Shurchin’s indie drama “Immigrant.”

Produced by Matthew Helderman under his Buffalo 8 Prods. banner, pic is a coming-of-age story about a nine year-old Russian immigrant growing up in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in 1970′s Brooklyn. Project is slated for release in November.

Dixon’s past credits include the feature “A White Trash Christmas,” the television movies “Pack of Wolves” and “Prodigy Bully” and guest starring roles on CW’s “Hart of Dixie” and the Lifetime’s “Army Wives.”

Dixon is repped by APA and Felker Toczek Gellman Suddleson.

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