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W. Dixon is an actor who appeared as a Melona IV colonist in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fifth season episode "Silicon Avatar" in 1991. Dixon filmed the scenes on Wednesday 7 August 1991 on location at the Golden Oak Ranch and on Thursday 15 August 1991 at Paramount Stage 16. He also returned on Monday 26 August 1991 to film additional blue screen shots on Paramount Stage 16.