Reporting Potential Fake Actor 'Rae Sunshine Lee'

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There is a listing on ImDb for a fake actor by the name of 'Rae Sunshine Lee' who lists having been in over 100 films as an actor and at least 25 films as 'producer, director, writer, researcher, etc...', when, in fact, she has done none of these and there is no source online that I can find that lists this actor in any film she lists.  Allowing these fake listings to exist ruins the reliability of ImDb as a research tool.  How does one get these fakes deleted and banned?

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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David, Start a new posting.
This may well go unnoticed being posted here.
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Hi David,

I split off your post to a separate thread so that it will be more likely to be noticed. As Ed notes above, once a thread is marked solved, IMDb Staff are less likely to see a post.

Note: I am a non-staff member with limited admin rights. Only an IMDb Staff member can address your concern.
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David: Some years ago, there were a few threads dealing with Rae Sunshine Lee's credits:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/evidence-in-support-of-rae-sunshine-lee-credit-corrections
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/-how-to-eat-like-a-child-photo-in-support-of-assigning-sunshine-lee-iv-s-credit-correctly-and-factually
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/rae-sunshine-lee

I have no idea whether all of her credits are valid, but based on the research by contributor Bob the Moo (then one of the top contributors on this board), it looks like we can be sure that she has at least some valid credits.
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Grommit82, I looked at them, and out of the nearly 200 total credits right around 80% are bogus.
There were several Rita the Beater credits that I missed.

From what I can verify I made a submission. Contribution #190619-173241-126000




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Hi David -

If you are certain of incorrect credits listed on the page for "Rae Sunshine Lee", please request the removal of those incorrect credits through our online Update form and our editors will take a look.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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As you can see Michelle I have done a partial.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Michelle HELP!!
Wow
#190619-173241-126000
I used the same argument on the approvals that was used on the declines.
The same character names are re-used over multiple titles.
Unless you look at them as a whole group you would miss them on an individual look see.



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Hi Ed,

It looks like some of those credits were submitted by other trustworthy users, have these all been verified as being fake? 
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Some of them are unverifiable. Those should be uncredited. All of the researcher credits are false, as shows of that era used no researchers. Will would have to go through them on a individual basis for an explanation on each. The really suspect ones are the repeated character names crossing different titles over the span of 20 years or so.
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Will,
if you  look at her bio it states that she was a child model in the 1960's. So that would make her somewhere between 6-16 years old.



If this is to be believed, then how does a 6-16 year old become a researcher on Star Trek )1966) or The Beverly Hillbilly's (1965). Her other researcher credits below are suspect too because she would have been still quite young. All of these cannot be verified, but common sense dictates that they are more than likely false if you use the Occam's Razor Theory of Deductive reasoning.



And if these were uploaded by someone else and not Rae herself then that contributor may be rae's sockpuppet that has been submitting other data that is good data so as to build credibility so that she may upload false data for her own gain. Just a theory. But worth a peek or a look see. Plus if I was researching this I would also look and see "When" the majority of her information was uploaded and see if it was uploaded by this respected contributor shortly after this contributor started contributing.
Again if you apply Occum's, there was a reference by Grommit82 to four other people having doubt's about Rae. If you include the poster of this thread and me that comes to 6 people. If it walks like a Duck and Quacks like a Duck?

Thanks for your time.

Cheers
Ed
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