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

List features people like Nicole Rittenmeyer and Dearbhla Walsh.

While this isn't a list of all female television directors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female television directors?" and "Who are the best female television directors?"
Pamela Anderson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Television Directors
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Pamela Denise Anderson is a Canadian-American actress. In addition to her acting career, she is also a model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch, and V.I.P. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

Profession: Activist, Television director, Nude Glamour Model, Television producer, Model, + more

Credits: V.I.P., Scary Movie 3, Baywatch, Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson

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Sophia Bush is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Television Directors
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Sophia Anna Bush is an American actress, director, spokesperson, and activist. She starred in The WB/CW television series One Tree Hill, in which she portrayed Brooke Davis from 2003 to 2012. She is also known for her film roles in John Tucker Must Die, The Hitcher, and The Narrows. Since January ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Television director, Actor

Credits: One Tree Hill, John Tucker Must Die, The Hitcher, Chicago P.D.

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Shannen Doherty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Television Directors
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Shannen Maria Doherty is an American actress, producer, author, and television director. She is known for her roles as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210, and as Prue Halliwell in Charmed. ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Author, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Charmed, Beverly Hills, 90210, Mallrats, Heathers

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Melissa Joan Hart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Television Directors
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Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, television director, and television producer. Hart is known for her title roles in the television series Clarissa Explains It All, the live action version of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and Melissa & Joey. Hart has been married to musician Mark Wilkerson ...more

Age: 40

Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Melissa & Joey, Clarissa Explains It All, Drive Me Crazy, My Fake Fiance

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