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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.

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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 magazine in February 1990. For a time, she was known as Pamela Anderson Lee after marrying Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. Anderson is a member of the animal rights movement and has conducted campaigns condemning the commercial fur industry and promoting veganism through the animal welfarist organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. In 2006, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Canada

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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 2014, she stars as Detective Erin Lindsay in the NBC police drama series Chicago P.D. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

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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: 46

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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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 since July 19, 2003; together, they have three children. ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Smithtown, New York, United States of America

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