Order of credits - non-fiction: both on-screen captions and end credits list

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Consider a dramatised documentary (non-fiction) in which interviewees are credited with on-screen captions when they first appear, and actors playing historical figures in re-enactment scenes are credited in an end-credits list.

I'm wondering whether I should list the interviewees (in order of appearance) before or after the actors (in end-credits order). Is there a convention in IMDB?
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The interviewees should be listed before the actors' names. The interviewees are identified only within the program. I'm assuming the interviewees are not listed in the end credits with the actors.

Also, if you have not done so, don't forget to add the term reenactment in the keywords section so the actors' filmography will list their appearance as a performer, not in the Self category.

I hope this helps.

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I would have said the cast order suggests the opposite, although it mentions hosts and not actors.

"For documentaries or talk shows 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 the order. Any narrator/host listed in opening or closing credits would be treated as the first cast member, and would precede people identified only within the documentary."

Perhaps the guide could be updated to clarify.
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Thanks GMJ, yes they should be credited first.