Can I use wikipedia for links for contributing to pages?

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I'm contributing to actor's and actresses' pages, and I need a link to provide evidence for the data I'm submitting. Can I use wikipedia for these links?
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It probably would not be accepted unless they, by chance, can otherwise verify the submissions. Wikipedia is not considered a reliable source. Anyone could author what they like there to use as their own evidence.
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Thanks for replying. Do you know of any other websites I can use?
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Not really. What type of data are you submitting that you'd need this?
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infamed af

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Mostly the birthdays and birthplaces.
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Wikipedia or any siteĀ  that has info given by the person named will not work.

The site prefers government sites/records. It will be difficult if you don't have actual documents.

A great many people listed do not want their birth information posted. While it's interesting, for some reason, to people, the site lists it. But be very careful submitting and making sure your info comes from valid, government records. As, if someone finds theirs listed and it's wrong, they'll have trouble getting it removed. It'll be almost impossible to remove outright so they'll either have to give theirs based on documents and have to have it posted or have to leave it inaccurate.

Personally, I'd leave it up to the person whether they add it or not.
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Oh, that'll probably be hard considering there's not that many out there. Thanks for the information though.
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You're welcome.
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