Sammy Aaron Kahn
Date of Birth, Location: March 14, 1991, Hollywood, Florida.
Kahn grew up in the Miami, FL, area. After starring in the title
role of "Pinocchio" in his community theater, Sammy and his acting coach
set their sights on Hollywood.
Upon his arrival in Los Angeles Sammy was optioned by FOX for their new
show, "Malcolm in the Middle." The exposure led to several
commercials and a starring role in another FOX pilot, "Loveland." In
2002, Sammy played Payton Laird in the TV series "The District" (CBS)
episode 'Shell Game.' Following that, Sammy played Young Doug in
"Hidden Hills" (NBC) in episode 'The Birth.'
Sammy scored a lead role in the movie "Beethoven's 5th" in 2003,
working alongside Daveigh Chase. Sammy played Garret, a bright local
boy in a small, wacky town, and one of the big Saint Bernard's pals.
Sammy had a guest spot on the critically acclaimed FOX sitcom, "Oliver
Beene," episode 'Soup to Nuts' which aired on February 8, 2004.
Sammy played the role of 'Nickname,' one of Oliver Beene's classmates and
the boy whose duty it is to assign humiliating nicknames to other
Sammy then scored the lead in another boy-and-dog movie, "Lenny the
Wonderdog," about a dog implanted with a microchip that gives him special
powers, and who engages a young boy, Sammy as Zach Dylan, in conversation
As of Fall 2005, Sammy has pulled back a bit on his Hollywood acting
and has decided to settle into his high school, enjoy his family, and
participate in school sports and friendships. He still goes to
auditions but has throttled back quite a bit.
Notable Credits: (for a complete list of credits see
the Wonder Dog (2004) .... Zach Dylan
Beene" playing "Nickname" in episode "Soup to Nuts" February 8, 2004
5th (2003) .... Garrett
Hills" playing "Young Doug" in episode "The Birth" November 26, 2002
Hills" playing "Young Doug" in episode "Pilot" September 24, 2002
District" playing "Laird's Son" in episode "Shell Game" April 27, 2002
Kahn's IMDb Listing
Sammy Kahn at Lane Management
Kahn "Spotlight" at Young Star News
Kahn news update at Young Star News (December 2005)
Sammy Kahn at JMFan's Young Actor VidCaps
at Parvae Stellae's Lesser Known Young Actors