remove an aka name

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My name is Mackenzie Mason and a new credit popped up that lists me as aka Mackenzie Mason-Gale.  that is incorrect, i only go by Mackenzie Mason.  But i cant seem to remove the AKA Mackenzie Mason-Gale.  I need the aka to go away on the credit as well as on my main page under "nick name".  
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So, are you saying this credit does not belong to you, but someone by the name shown, or that it belongs to you but did not appear on screen that way?

You're right, you cannot simply remove an AKA itself.  The credit that generated it would need, instead, to be corrected.
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Hey Blues,

Can't say whether they're the same person, but the onscreen credit on Rainbow Six Siege as MOCAP PERFORMER reads "Mackenzie Mason-Gale", http://i.imgur.com/DEdFcQC.jpg.
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Ah..thanks Mayor!
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yes that is me! but oooo i see that they listed me with "gale" but i dont use that, i only use "mason" so there is no way to change if off my page since they used "gale" in the credits.  grrrr!! thank you both for your help... 
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in order to correct the credit itself, would, i assume, would be a lot of work.... 
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You can't "correct" the credit if it's already correct.

If it's not correct, you'd provide a screen capture of the credit appearing without the "Gale."  But as we can see above, that'd be inaccurate.

IMDb is a factual documentation of what appears in the credits.  Even if you lied and said it did not include the "Gale," it'd possibly keep getting put back or even removed off your page completely as if it's a different person.  So other than the ethics involved, it might just cause more problems to "correct" it.

If you mean correcting another credit, corrections are usually pretty easy.

But, if you mean trying to manipulate the page to remove an accurate AKA, you might not want to do that.  If you did and moved it off your page as if it's some other person, someone watching that title and looking to see who you are won't find you...if it got accepted in the first place.  The whole point of including  the AKA is so people can find your page...which should be something you want (and user want it too..they don't like errors on the pages that confuse and mislead them).