IMDb is not giving credit to principal actors but is giving credit to uncredited extras and it's very annoying.

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Imdb is not giving credit to principal actors but is giving credit to uncredited extras and it's very annoying.  Do your homework, IMDb.  For example, this guy Howard Cai that IMDb gave credit to for this episode of Lady Dynamite as M'orelle when he in fact is not listed in the credits at all.

https://www.netflix.com/watch/80046403?trackId=13752289&tctx=0%2C9%2C17a5a564-e362-43bb-8292-bd20c88b9e91-699058636%2C%2C
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Correcting existing data

We strive for the utmost accuracy on IMDb, but given the high volume of information added to the site, mistakes will occasionally be made. That's where you come in! Whether it's correcting a character name; updating a plot synopsis to make it more relevant; modifying a piece of trivia, or deleting an incorrect cast credit, we welcome all valid corrections to existing data.

Spotted a Mistake?

If you spot a data mistake anywhere on the site, the process of correcting it is very straightforward:

  • Every name and title page has an 'Edit Page' button at the bottom. Simply click this button, then select the data area you wish to correct from the list of options on the next screen.

  • You will also see small 'EDIT' labels next to various bits of data on both name and title pages. You can click these to go straight through to the correction form, which speeds things up a little.


Auditing Credits Lists

When auditing credits to check for accuracy, we would appreciate it if you adhered to the following guidelines:

  • Please do not audit credits from memory alone; you must have recently watched the title in question, and checked off the credits on the site against those that appeared onscreen.

  • Always remember the golden rule: Site credits matching those that appear onscreen must never be changed.

  • If you find that a character name on the site is different to a character name displayed onscreen then please submit a character correction.

  • Please do not add nicknames or embellish such character names.

  • If the role exists in a title but there is no onscreen credit, and the actor playing the role is easily identifiable onscreen, then the (uncredited) attribute should be added. IMPORTANT: In this situation, do NOT delete the existing credit.

  • If there is no character name for an (uncredited) role on the site, you may add a character name based on the rules outlined in our Characters submission guide.

  • If the role does not exist (i.e. the actor/character does not appear at any point in the title), then please submit a deletion, but only if you are absolutely certain that the credit is incorrect.

  • Changes to order numbers should only be made if the existing order numbers on the site are incorrect.


Lastly. Extras are eligible for "uncredited" accreditation. They are not listed in favor of credited actors. That statement is false. Please read the following

 (uncredited)

No on-screen credit. For acting credits, this must include a character name or some kind of description. For most other kinds of credit, you should include an explanation of why you believe this credit to be accurate (i.e., your source). For non-fiction titles where the people appearing on camera are generally not in a separate cast list, their first onscreen appearance where they are identified either by a caption or spoken name is used to determine their credited name and order. (more info on this attribute)

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Eddie Ramano

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Ok, well, it's interesting that even after I posted the screenshots proving that this guy is not listed in the on-screen credits, his IMDb credit still has not been updated to Uncredited.
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Eddie, the ”uncredited” actors have most likely added themselves (of course I don’t know this for sure, though), but for some reason the production company, ”credited” actors (or their agents etc) have not.

So there’s no real reason to blame IMDb nor their staff. Sure, they approve/decline the credits, but don’t really submit them. It’s the job of the production companies, producers, agents, cast & crew themselves, fans, film historians, etc etc.
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Ok, well, it's interesting that even after I posted the screenshots proving that this guy is not listed in the on-screen credits, his IMDb credit still has not been updated to Uncredited.
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Eddie,

IMDb is a crowd source collective of information. If you did not submit a correction to mark him as uncredited on the main IMDb submission site, why would you think it would change? There are no IMDb fairies that read this board and make corrections. Even someone like me that watches hundreds of TV shows and fixes their credits up on IMDb cannot watch every show available in the days of peak TV.
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Hi Adrian.
You miss my same reply below?
:):)
Cheers
Ed
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I submitted the correction many, many times.  I was only able to post the screenshots here, but I have submitted again with the link to this page so they can see the screenshots.
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Ok, well, it's interesting that even after I posted the screenshots proving that this guy is not listed in the on-screen credits, his IMDb credit still has not been updated to Uncredited.
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And it never will be changed.
You MUST MAKE an edit submission.
Posting information here does no good without submitting a correction edit.
Read my reply above.
If you have submitted.
What is the 18 digit submission number?
And posting the same thing three times is not necessary.
I have received 3 e-mails because of you parrot post.
Please don't do that again
Thanks
Ed
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Eddie Ramano

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Obviously I submitted the correction edit. I submitted it along with the link to the episode many times before I got frustrated and decided to take screenshots of the credits and post them on here.

190724-100745-244000 "Lady Dynamite" (2016) {Knife Feelings (#1.10)}

190724-100542-762000 Cai, Howard