Can 'film actress' be removed from IMDB google listing

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I have a musician in my film who plays herself but when she googles herself the first listing you see says 'film actress' - generated by IMDB. She doesn't mind being part of the cast in the film, however, her main occupation is a singer/performer/musician. How do I remove her google / IMDB listing?
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5026522/?ref_=rvi_tt
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Mary Mullan

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Hi Mary -

Please note that all our pages are indexed automatically by search engines, we don't submitindividual pages to Google (or to any other search engine) and have absolutely
no control over how they appear or are ranked in their results.As for the IMDb page, if she worked on the title we will need to retain her page listing on the site, additionally, the profession summary at the top of her page is generated automatically based on filmography credits and cannot be added or updated manually.
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Many thanks for your reply. Do you think if I listed her as 'Herself' outside the cast section - that might stop the words 'film actress' from appearing beside her name - or can you suggest an alternative? I know there is a music section and some of her music - both recorded and live is in the film. If something music related came up beside her name instead, that would be fine.
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Hi Mary -

The "Self" section is still considered an Actress/Actor profession, so if she was credited as "Herself" on the film, that wouldn't change the profession summary.  If her songs are on the Soundtrack of the film, you can submit those Soundtrack credits, which would allow the "Soundtrack" profession to display (note that we list the top thee professions, so 'Actress' would still remain).  Otherwise, if she was credited on the film in any other capacity (ie. composer, additional music by, score by, etc.), you should submit those credits as this would generate a "Music Department" profession.  Hope this helps!
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Note that those Google summaries have a "feedback" feature which lets you point out errors. I don't know if it would have any effect, but perhaps it's worth trying.
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Mary Mullan

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Many thanks. I'm giving it a try.
Mary
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How can imdb collect and control data, which makes a profit for imdb, and returns NOTHING to the filmmakers?  HOW, at the request of a filmmaker who's film was never released to the public (film festivals should not count as they are a useless exploits of non commercial films) how, can he/she not have the film removed from the IMDb database?  How is it that imdb has never been sued for DMCA violations?  I for one am on the same journey to get my unreleased films out of the imdb database and I will never stop until I die. I am in process of talking to 3 lawyers, 2 of which are very interested in suing imdb.  Imdb is a pompous company run by the same type of people that so desire to be in the film industry, but have no talent to pull it off.  So they sit around, collecting data from people that actually work for a living and make money off of them.  IMDB is nothing but a group of pimps making money off of filmmakers.  

Oh, and PLEASE NOTE IMDB:  My "policy" is if somebody takes my personal information and my business information and posts it in their website, without my persmission, they are looking at one big class action lawsuit. You can bet on it. So don't waste your time copying and pasting your "stock reply" to this post, because we've all read them before.  IMDb, your day is coming.  You can not illegally post information in any form, without expressed permission.  You have no legal right and your "terms of service" are meaningless. You are NOT a government agency and you do not serve the public with your data collection, you only serve yourself, with undisclosed profits.  Again, your day is coming.
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