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Sat, Aug 23, 2014 12:15 PM

I have been trying for several weeks to get one of my IMDB credits changed from a SELF credit to ACTOR credit

I have been trying for several weeks to get one of my IMDB credits changed from a SELF credit to an actor credit. My IMDB page lists: The Untold History of the United States (TV Series documentary) - Chapter 3: The Bomb (2012) ... (as Dwight D. Eisenhower) - Chapter 2: Roosevelt, Truman and Wallace (2012) ... (voice, as Dwight D. Eisenhower) as a SELF credit. This should fall under my ACTOR credit list not SELF. I am not nor have I ever been Dwight D. Eisenhower. I was portraying the former president in a voice over in a documentary. I have tried changing the credit several times using the IMDB change rules but to no effect. Help?

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6 years ago

As a default, cast members on a title with genre = Documentary are classified as "Self" unless a few things happen:

1) the keyword "reenactment" is on the title's page
2) the cast member's character name is not Himself/Herself/Themselves
3) the cast member's character name is not blank

Right now the keyword is present on the episodes but "Dwight D. Eisenhower" is listed as an aka in the attribute field rather than as the character name.

I've submitted updates to move your character name over from the attribute field.

I'm also adding the keyword "reenactment" at the series-level, in case just having the keyword at the episode-level isn't sufficient.