I have 2 credits under "Self" that should be listed under "Actress", how can I get this changed!?

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I am having an issue with 2 credits and they are not documentaries. I added "re-enactment" to the episode keywords and submitted changes and its not working. Can you help me?
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3103539/?ref_=nmmd_md_nm

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The Fourth Annual 'On Cinema' Oscar Special (Video) 
Herself / Marilyn Monroe

*They won't let me change the character to just "Marilyn Monroe" when that is the role I played. It is listed under Self instead of Actress, where it should be.

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This Is Not Happening (TV Series) 
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Drugs, Drugs, Drugs ... Gorgeous Girl

*This should aslo be listed under Actress credits not Self.

I don't understand and this is such a headache to try to get changed. Everything keeps getting declined! I read that if you add the keyword "re-enactment" to the episode it would help change the credit. I did exactly that and nothing! Imdb should have customer support for someone to chat with to get these issues resolved.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How can I fix my credits listed as Self to Actress? It’s not a documentary..

I have 2 TV credits listed under “Self” that should be listed u def “Actress” and I can’t figure out how to get that changed! Help!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I have 2 TV credits listed under “Self” that should be listed as “Actress”.

I am having the same issue with 2 credits and they are not documentaries. I added "re-enactment" to the episode keywords and submitted changes and its not working. Can you help me?
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3103539/?ref_=nmmd_md_nm

First- 
The Fourth Annual 'On Cinema' Oscar Special (Video) 
Herself / Marilyn Monroe
*They won;t let me change the character to just "Marilyn Monroe" when that is the role I played. It is listed under Self instead of Actress, where it should be.

Second-
This Is Not Happening (TV Series) 
Gorgeous Girl
Drugs, Drugs, Drugs ... Gorgeous Girl
*This should aslo be listed under Actress credits not Self.

I don't understand and this is such a headache to try to get changed. Everything keeps getting declined!

Note: This conversation was created from a reply on: I have been credited under "Self" for a credit that should be under "Actress" How....
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One thing to note: the keyword should actually be written as ”reenactment” (without the dash, so not ”re-enactment”). You could try correcting that, perhaps it makes the difference?

( https://help.imdb.com/article/contrib...# )
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Hi Amber, 

I have submitted this credit change on your behalf and this change should be live on the site shortly. 

Thanks
Meredith
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Thank you so much!!! I figured it would be too difficult but since you got it to work can the tv series Mystery Diners be moved to my Actress credits also? There are 8 episodes listed under my Self Section. I played different roles but it’s all listed as myself.
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How did you get your "self" credit put under your Actress credits?
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This is kinda old thread. The common reason is the lack of ” reenactment” keyword, as mentioned in this thread. Usually applies to cases which have both ”him/herself” and ”acting” credits (like dramatized sequences in documentaries, for example).

https://help.imdb.com/article/contrib...#
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Bunny Gibson
Please read these for the correct explanation on self credits...
Why do some acting credits show up in a separate list under a category called "Himself" or "Herself" even if those people didn't actually appear as themselves?
IMDb lists all kind of titles, not just films. We also list appearances in TV specials, documentaries and other non-fiction productions. The recent surge in popularity of 'making of' featurettes, reality TV series and other productions ... Read more.

And this....Cast/Acting credits guidelines
A. General Notes B. Gender Rules C. Cast Attributes - Valid Attributes | Invalid Attributes | Uncredited | Archive footage D. Voice Credits E. Motion Capture Credits F. Character Names - TV Rules | Punctuation | Superheroes | Self Cred ... Read more.




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Thank you so much!!! I figured it would be too difficult but since you got it to work can the tv series Mystery Diners be moved to my Actress credits also? There are 8 episodes listed under my Self Section. I played different roles but it’s all listed as myself.
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