(Agence France-Presse) A US actress who sued the owners of the IMDb film industry online database for revealing her real age vowed Friday to appeal, after her lawsuit was rejected.

Huong Hoang, who goes by the professional name Junie Hoang, said it was “hurtful” to have her age revealed to every prospective employer in Hollywood, where she said ageism was widespread.

The 41-year-old, who was initially referred to only as “Jane Doe” in the legal action, launched the suit for damages and interests in 2011 against online retail giant Amazon, which owns the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

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