No photo available. Represent Jean Kilbourne? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 26,275 this week

Jean Kilbourne (I)

Jean Kilbourne was born on January 4, 1943 in Junction City, Kansas, USA. She is known for her work on Miss Representation (2011), Killing Us Softly 3 (1999) and In Pursuit of Happiness (2005). She was previously married to Thomas Lux. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Jean Kilbourne? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1495 people
created 28 Jun 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jean Kilbourne.

User Polls

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 2011 Miss Representation (Documentary) (advisory board)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (8 credits)
 2014 The Illusionists (Documentary) (post-production)
 2011 Miss Representation (Documentary)
Herself - Filmmaker - Killing Us Softly, Author and Senior Scholar Wellesley Centers for Women (as Jean Kilbourne EdD)
 2005 In Pursuit of Happiness (Documentary)
 2002 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 February 2002 (2002) ... Herself
 1999 Killing Us Softly 3 (Documentary short)
 1996 Once Upon a Loss: A New Look at Cinderella (Documentary)
 1987 Still Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women (Documentary short)
 1979 Killing Us Softly (Documentary short)

Personal Details

Official Sites:

Alternate Names:

Jean Kilbourne EdD

Did You Know?


She is a former magazine editor. Her "Killing Us Softly" video series on sexism in advertising was inspired by the numerous advertisements she reviewed. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Jean Kilbourne on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page