How to delete IMDB credit and page?

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An ex boyfriend of mine has listed me as an actress in a short film he made.  I am not an actress and I do not appear in the film.  Now, I have an IMDB page and an acting credit that are completely false.

It may not seem like a big deal but I have a very uncommon last name and now when you google my name, the first result is this false IMDB page that lists me as an actress in a terrible stoner movie. 

I have requested a deletion through the IMDB system but that seems to have gone nowhere. Is there any recourse for me to have this credit and page removed?
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Katie

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Jeorj Euler

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Hi, Katie. What is the 18-digit reference number of the filmography item deletion submission that has not gone live? Also, do you have any insight as to why the item was instated in the first place? You may have to prove that the information is inaccurate.
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Katie

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Thanks for your input Jeorj.  I submitted a deletion request on Jan. 8th and the reference number for that is 190108-185808-586000

I resubmitted the request today with more of an explanation.  The reference number for that is 190208-233005-243000.

Do you know how I could go about proving that it is inaccurate? I don't appear in the film, shouldn't that be enough? haha
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Jeorj Euler

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Maybe show us the film?
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Vincent Fournols

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Katie,

What can you get from https://contribute.imdb.com/contributions/history (view details)?

Please keep in mind that IMDb does not have access to the hundreds of thousands of registered shorts.
So if you have access or a copy of the one at stake, the best thing would be to put here screen grabs of the credits, to show that you are not among them.
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Vincent Fournols

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Unless it is available on a public platform such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc. In whch case, please post a link here (along with your actual name...)
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Katie

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Sorry, I didn't answer your other question:

Also, do you have any insight as to why the item was instated in the first place?

I have no idea. I was with this guy when he made the film but I'm not in it.  It was also close to 10 years ago and he just added this now. 
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Hi Katie,

Thanks for your post.

I've reviewed this change for you now and have now submitted this credit deletion request on your behalf now, if no problems are encountered this should update online within 24 hours on all platforms. 

Have a great day.

Joel