Why have they removed data?

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Why does it seem that tons of data on actors & actresses, (DOB, Place of Birth, Death Info, heights and other such data), been removed from the entries in IMDB.  One thing I have always loved about IMDB is being able to do a quick lookup of such info.
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Vincent Fournols

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Hi,

Could you please provide examples?
Usually, and up to now, it is the other way round: people requiring to have some personal information deleted, and IMDb refusing to comply.
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As Vincent notes above, what data do you think has been removed? 

The following might be useful -> https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/contribution-information/i-tried-to-delete-data-but-it-st...

Alternatively, if you notice anything missing, please see https://help.imdb.com/contribution
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Thanks for the feedback.  I can't give a specific example right now, sorry.  All I know is I have looked up many actors/actresses over the past several weeks and see no birthdate/place info.  Maybe I had never looked those names up before.  It just seems in the past, this kind of info was always there.  But lately, on the searches I have done, it is not.
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OK, so please come back to this topic and share any suspicious missing data you would have found.
You may rely on the Time Machine of http://www.archive.org to check whether data were present at some point in the past.
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OK, here is one I did yesterday, Janet Kidder.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0452286/?ref_=rvi_nm

Birthplace, but no date.

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OK, well maybe then it is just a case of all the recent searches I've done happening to be folks who this data was not ever listed for.
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No shortage of gaps.