Unable to add actors to personal lists

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I created a list of favorite actors but the only way to add to the list is to know the name of the person and do a manual search for them.  I have been unable to determine how to add an actor to a personal list when viewing the actors profile.  I would think this functionality would be paramount to building a list.  I have not tried it yet with movies.  Am I over looking something here?
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You can directly add films or other titles to one of your title lists. However, IMDb currently does not provide the functionality to directly add a person to a people list. There is a suggestion to have a
button for adding people. If you like the idea, please click the "me to" and/or the "follow this thread" button:

I will use the The Shawshank Redemption
(1994) and Tim Robbins
(I) to illustrate how add a title and person respectively to title and people lists.

Title Lists

The main page for The Shawshank Redemption is http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111161/. On that page you should see a yellow Watch List button. If there is a check mark to the left of the button, then the title is in your Watch List. If there is plus sign to left, it is not. If you click on the Watch List button, the title will be added to your Watch List.

To the right of the Watch List button, there is a minus sign. If you click on the minus sign, you will see a drop down menu with all of your title lists. At the bottom of the list is "new list". If there is a check mark to the left of a list, then the title is
in that list. If there is plus sign to left, it is not. If you
click on the list, the title will be added to that list. If you click on "new list", you will be sent to the Create a List page (http://www.imdb.com/list/create).

People Lists

The main page for Tim Robbins is http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000209/. If you open another browser tab (or window), you can select one of your people lists. When you edit the list, you can add people to that list. In the "Add a name to this list:" text box, you can enter the link for the person (for instance http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000209/) and click the search button. Only one person will come up in the search.