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My known for list has been changed, I joined imdb pro to update and I have no wish to do so again.
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Liz Webber

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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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You lose management functions when you let your Pro lapse.
I too am a Pro Member as you can see from my name above.
I'm the 49th EJ, I have no credits, yet I maintain a page so as to control certain aspects until such time as it would not matter. If organizing your page matters, you might think about keeping your Pro active.
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Hi Liz,
The default Known For titles displayed on each IMDb Name Page are selected through a complex weighting system.

Please keep in mind that the ability to update and choose your Known For requires an IMDbPro membership - more information on this can be found here:
Hello Taylor,

the complex weighting system is not working properly to the extent that I have won a golden palm as the editor of the short film "The distance between un and the sky" and I am known for a short film I did as a student 10 years ago, which maybe 10 people have seen.

I understand charging people to have them choose what they are known for, but since it works so badly, it's kind of annoying. By the way I did become a pro member to change my known fo selections, but then I didn't want to maintain my membership, so it changed back, which again is quite annoying.

A lot of professionals use IMDB for such a long time and it's very derogatory to allow such obvious mistakes and then charge us to change them.