display name incorrect

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I cannot figure out how to edit my display name. Right now it reads Bear Allen Blaine; my legal last name is Allen-Blaine. I do not have a middle name and my current display reads as if 'Allen' is my middle name. It is my last name. I also do not capitalize my name, but realize the program may not allow for only lower case letters.
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Bear Allen-blaine

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If your primary name will be credited as all or partially lower case, you need to submit a Name Correction. Having tested the update, it appears a contributor can submit a correction the usual way without assistance from an IMDb representative. 

Go to the name page, click the Edit page button.

On the Updating Information page, go to Name Correction or Merge.

When you get to the form, type the name this way.

last names, first name

Allen-blaine, Bear

Write a brief statement in the Explanation box why the name is being updated. 

After you click the blue continue button, you need to acknowledge the following yellow warning message before submitting the update.

The name 'Allen-blaine, Bear' is not currently in the database.

In this case, scroll down to the bottom of the name list and click the button to the left of the following statement. 

Correct the name to 'Allen-blaine, Bear' - do not merge it with another name.

Click the blue Re-check these updates button.

The next page should now be in green and ready to be submitted to the IMDb editors. 

I hope this helps. Please write back if you need assistance with the submission. 
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"Allen-Blaine, Bear" is the correct format for last name, first name; both Allen and Blaine are my last name so both are legally capitalized. I do not know where the 'name page' is to then edit and follow your instructions provided.
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Is the link below the name page with your filmography?

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2344052/

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yes that is me! I need a hyphen between Allen and Blaine.
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You start the Name Correction submission from the name page. Just follow the instructions above.

FYI: IMDb Help Center:
How do I change my name?

If you're still having issues submitting the update, please write back and a contributor or an IMDb representative will assist you.
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