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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 is an American socialite, television personality, model, actress and singer. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton began her modeling career as a teenager when she signed with Donald Trump's agency, T Management. Her lifestyle and rumored short-lived relationships with Leonardo DiCaprio and Oscar De La Hoya made her a feature of entertainment news, and Hilton was called "New York's leading It Girl" in 2001. In 2003, a sex tape with Hilton and then-boyfriend Rick Salomon 1 Night in Paris was made public. Later that year she starred with Nicole Richie in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

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 is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She achieved popularity by pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music and imagery in her music videos, which became a fixture on MTV. Madonna is known for reinventing both her music and image, and for maintaining her autonomy within the recording industry. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions which have also been known to induce controversy. Often referred to as the "Queen of Pop", she is cited as an influence among other artists around the world. Born in Bay City, Michigan, Madonna attended the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance before moving ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

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 Blyth Barrymore is an American actress, model, producer, director and author. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore. Barrymore first appeared in an advertisement when she was eleven months old. Her TV debut was in 1978 as Melissa on The Waltons and in 1980, she made her film debut in Altered States. In 1982, she starred in her breakout role as Gertie in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actresses, going on to establish herself in mainly comic roles. Following a turbulent childhood which was marked by recurring ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Los Angeles, Culver City, 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 is an American actress, singer, dancer and director. Other ventures include directing a music video, and producing, writing and directing an unreleased short film A Fuchsia Elephant. Agron made her television debut appearing as Jessica Grant in CSI: NY in 2006. From 2006 to 2007, Agron had recurring roles in Veronica Mars as Jenny Budosh, and Heroes as Debbie Marshall. She is also the creator and co-editor of the music, art and photography website You, Me and Charlie. In 2009, Agron was cast in her most notable TV role to date as Quinn Fabray on the Fox musical comedy-drama series, Glee. In 2011, Agron co-starred in the films The Hunters and I Am Number Four. Later that ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 29

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, USA

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