CREDIT GIVEN TO SOMEONE ELSE WITH THE SAME NAME

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My name, Mike Harding, is linked to another Mike Harding. I am Mike Harding (Vll) but I am linked to a completely different person with the same name
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To which other page?

If the other page is otherwise empty or has only info referring to you, they are both you and need to be merged.

If the other is a regular page with someone's credits and yours got mixed in, the credit just needs to be moved.

Can you elaborate? Got links?

I cannot even find a Mike (VII)...can you provide detail about "your" page...the one normally used to refer to you and your work?
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Thnaks - here is my entry - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4299890/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast - lower down, Mike Harding - music department/music adviser... links to a musician etc who isn't me!
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Okay. Thanks. I don't think you saw my edit above...i made it at the same time you typed this reply...which is your normal page? I see not Mike (VII) listed in IMDb.
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Mike Harding

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sorry no page has yet been set up for me
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Mike Harding

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because there are 6 other mike harding's... maybe i should be mike harding (Vll)
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sorry, i don't yet have an individual page but i believe i am Mike Harding (Vll) - would it be easier if i added an initial and became Mike S Harding?will i then be able to add my own details?
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So, it has to be moved to a "new Mike Harding, not already listed." I can submit it for you but it just means going to the page you linked, clicking "edit page" and editing the Mike (I), to the new name.

No, you should not just decide to change your professional name for IMDb. The page in your name should document your pro name, not determine it. The page heading needs to be the same as how your name appears in credits.  So if you are credited as Mike Harding and the page says something else, you'll forever be needing to make this same correction as new entries get put on that other guy's page or new Mike's get created.

I would not recommend just up and changing your name over it.
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brilliant, thanks! ok could you create that new Mike Harding page for me... i dont seem to be able to edit page, thank you!
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I already submitted it.
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Mike Harding

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Many thanks -  - any idea how long it will take?
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Submissions take 1-7 days to process...but I would bet in a day or two it'll finish.

To then edit the new page in your name will probably require an additional day for it to all show up in the edit form.

To edit/add at that point, log in to IMDb and go to the page needing edits and click the "edit page" button near the bottom.

You're welcome.
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many thanks indeed!