Have Been Trying to Delete Incorrect Credits for Years!

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I am Derek Hedlund, I had nothing to do with the film Identical or Too Big To Fail yet everytime I've asked to delete this incorrect credits from my page IMDB refuses to do so. Why does IMDB like to leave up inaccurate information on its site. I am Derek Hedlund, I was not in either film. Where exactly is the confusion in deleting these incorrect credits?
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Derek Hedlund

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Derek, this will be their reasoning. There is no one that has a name that is an actor that is anywhere close to your name. Your name is unique. This is why it has been denied.
If you want to get these credits removed you will have to prove your non-participation.
Post A screen shot along with a reference URL to that screen shot for the two roles in question. There must be overwhelming visual evidence that those images are not you. Fuzzy shots wont work.
So Find those photos of a different arresting officer and different limo driver and post them here.
Good Luck
:):)
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Derek Hedlund

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Thank You so much Ed for your help. I guess I will have too it's pretty stupid to be claiming this is factual when the actual actor is telling you these credits are illegitimate and he did not work on the film. It's also funny they say they are all about factual information, I messaged them years ago that someone had put up a false birthdate for me and it was incorrect. They said they would rather have a false birthdate than the take down the incorrect one LOL.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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To fix your birth date
Please Read this topic
Any questions, just ask.

https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/names-biographical-data/biographical-data-guidelines/GMT9...


Date of Birth/Date of Death   We do not remove valid dates of birth/dates of death, so please do not submit deletions. The place of birth should be in the same form as a location in the locations list, with the city (if applicable) and country, plus whatever other subdivisions are appropriate for the country (i.e., state - examples: Los Angeles, California, USA; London, England, UK, etc.) The place of birth/death should reflect the political divisions at the time. In cases where divisions or place names have changed over time, it is acceptable to show the current place names within [square brackets]. If the name of the birth place has changed, list the new name as [now ...] i.e. here. If the territory of the birth place has changed, list the name of the current territory as [now in...] i.e. here. A list of the locations currently being used can be displayed by clicking on the gray list icon ( ) next to the place field. We do not consider Wikipedia (or other collaboratively edited wiki-style sites) to be an acceptable source for birth dates. However, many Wikipedia articles include online citations and external links which provide supporting evidence of the subject's birth date, and these are often appropriate URLs to include in your submission. We are looking for links to public records, printed publications, or official documents. We do allow social media links to be an acceptable source for birthdates (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) If submitting a date of birth for a minor under 18 years of age, you must include a URL confirming the year of birth. We will no longer accept DOBs for minors without supporting evidence. We do hold some BC/BCE birth and death dates, but at the moment it's not possible to add this type of data through our submissions system. If you have data like this that you wish to add, please contact us using the form below and we'll be glad to help.



A link to an official Gov't web page for your birth certificate is best
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Hi Derek -

Our aim is to be the most complete and reliable source of movie, TV, and entertainment information on the web. In order to continue offering our users an accurate and trustworthy service, it is our policy not to alter or delete any kind of correct/factual information from our records.

We believe the two credits listed are factual, as such we cannot remove them as requested.
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Hi Michelle,

Thanks for responding to my question. How exactly does IMDB believe they are factual? I am Derek Hedlund and I am telling you I was not in either film I can prove ID whatever is required to prove this. These credits are fake. I am not credited in the Film Credits nor did I work on either of these films. How exactly do you find these to be factual? Should I just start adding my name to various films im not apart of like I see others do and you won't take it down either? This makes no sense. Please Advise.
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Derek, there are 10,000,000+ Name pages on IMDb.
Request are made by the thousands every week for credit corrections/additions.
Unfortunately some people try to game the system. False credit additions/removals.
As a result things have changed. They trust but verify all submissions. So they need proof, not just your word.
Good luck.
Ed
:):)

P.S. I've seen some of your work.....Good Job!!!
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Right that's why I can provide Identification: Drivers License, Passport, whatever to prove myself. I am not credited in these films, why would they want to leave this up if the actual actor is telling them it is false?

Really? Well thank you so much!
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Without the proof I described the credits will remain. Your ID is irrelevant IMDb is fully aware of who you are. You have already been verified.
I'll be a little more plain. Sometimes an actor or actress gets involved with a project and are not happy with the end result. Their acting is sub-par or the editing makes them look bad. They will come here using the very same story you are.
"Oh, I wasn't in that" "Don't you want an accurate database"
So IMDb cannot determine the truth without photo evidence.
Provide what is requested, or no one will help you.
Good Luck.
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Derek Hedlund

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Yeah but now Ill have to go and waste money buying these movies and scroll thru hoping there is a limo driver or arresting officer lol. I guess thats what needs to be done though. Thanks so much
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Actually 0:17 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQJdd_INoXM

The Limo Driver is way too tall to be me! And hes 100% Caucasian! Boom! NOT ME! Incorrect Credit IMDB.

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Your stuck with that credit. It is in a darkly lit area, and the face is unrecognizable.
If that clip is all you got, you'll need better.
Also if you are saying he is Caucasian, check again. A close look at pic #2 shows that the skin color of the Limo Driver in comparison to William Hurt is just ever so slightly darker.

You are going to need a much better resolution shot of the same scene where the drivers face is crystal clear.