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List of famous female screenwriters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female screenwriters list contains the most prominent and top females known for being screenwriters. There are thousand of females working as screenwriters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic screenwriters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a screenwriter then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list below has everything from Susan Shilliday to Kelly Sharp.

While this isn't a list of all female screenwriters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female screenwriters?" and "Who are the best female screenwriters?"
Paris Hilton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Screenwriters
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Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American media personality, businesswoman, socialite, model, singer, actress, fashion designer, and DJ. Hilton is a great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, she began her modeling career as a teenager when she signed with New York-based modeling development agency Trump Model Management. Her late-night persona made her a fixture of tabloid journalism, and Hilton was proclaimed "New York's leading It Girl" in 2001. In 2003, a leaked 2001 sex tape with her then-boyfriend Rick Salomon, later released as 1 Night in Paris, catapulted her into ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Madonna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Screenwriters
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Madonna Louise Ciccone (, Italian: [tʃikˈkoːne]; born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the "Queen of Pop" since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of songwriting in mainstream popular music and for the imagery she uses onstage and in music videos. She has frequently reinvented her music and image while maintaining autonomy within the recording industry. Although having sparked controversy, her works have been praised by music critics. Madonna is often cited as an influence by other artists. Born and raised in Michigan, Madonna moved to New York City in 1978 to pursue a career in modern dance. After performing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States of America

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Drew Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Screenwriters
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Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, author, model and entrepreneur. She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She achieved fame as a child actress with her role in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA nomination. Following a highly publicized childhood marked by drug and alcohol abuse, Barrymore released an autobiography, Little Girl Lost, when she was 16 in 1991. She went on to appear in a string of successful films throughout the decade, including Poison Ivy (1992), Boys on the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Culver City, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Dianna Agron is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Screenwriters
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Dianna Elise Agron (; born April 30, 1986) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. In 2006, Agron made her television debut as Jessica Grant on CSI: NY. From 2006 to 2007, Agron had recurring roles on Veronica Mars as Jenny Budosh, and Heroes as Debbie Marshall. In 2009, Agron was cast as Quinn Fabray on the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee. Agron has appeared in the films The Hunters (2011), I Am Number Four (2011), The Family (2013), Zipper (2015), Bare (2015), and Novitiate (2017). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America

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