Female T V & Movie Producers

Throughout history, there have been many women t v & movie producers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female t v & movie producers such as Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Drew Barrymore, Salma Hayek, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.The women t v & movie producers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

 1 Gillian Anderson

Gillian Leigh Anderson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 2 Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

A popular actress, producer, and activist, Rosario Dawson is known as much for her involvement in politics and philanthropy as for her work in films and television. A strong supporter of various charitable organizations, such as One Campaign and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Rosario came out as member of the LGBT community in 2020.

 3 Kate Mara

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 4 Cameron Diaz

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

A former actress best known for her appearances in comedy films, Cameron Diaz is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a New York Film Critics Award. She began modeling as a teenager and was soon flooded with acting offers. Over the years, she became a successful actress and has since retired from acting. She is known for her environmental activism.

 5 Jennifer Lopez

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Famous As: Singer, Actress, Dancer
Birthdate: July 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Jennifer Lopez established herself as the highest-paid Latin actress in Hollywood after starring in films such as Out of Sight, The Wedding Planner, Maid in Manhattan and Shall We Dance’. She is also an accomplished dancer and commercially very successful singer. She helped propel the Latin pop movement in American music. She is also a fashion designer and a businesswoman.

 6 Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 7 Drew Barrymore

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Actress, producer, and director Drew Barrymore is daughter of prominent actor, John Drew Barrymore, and was introduced to show business as a baby. In the wake of her early stardom, she went through a difficult phase as a teenager and struggled with drug abuse. She was eventually able to resurrect her career and proceeded to act in many popular films.

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 8 Alison Brie

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 9 Courteney Cox

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Actress, producer, and director, Courteney Cox first gained international popularity in the mid-1990s owing to her appearance in the NBC sitcom Friends. She soon ventured into films, where also she found success. Besides acting, she owns the film and television company, Coquette Productions. She has won the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Women's Image Network.

 10 Salma Hayek

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Mexican, American

Hailing from Mexico, Salma Hayek moved to Hollywood and attained fame with films like Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn, Wild Wild West, Dogma, Tale of Tales, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2. Her breakthrough role was the film Frida in 2002 for which she received critical appreciation. She works to raise awareness about violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.

 11 Barbra Streisand

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Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

Barbra Streisand is one of the most popular American entertainers and one of the few women to win four major entertainment awards - Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award (EGOT). Apart from being a great entertainer, she has also played a major role as a philanthropist; she has raised $25 million for charity organizations through live performances.

 12 Sarah Michelle Gellar

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Birthdate: April 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

Sarah Michelle Gellar, who was a prolific actress during her childhood and in her teens, is best known for her work on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, from 1997 to 2003. I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions and The Grudge are some of her notable films. She’s also starred in many other prominent television series.

 13 Anjelica Huston

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 14 Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

An actress and comedian, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has won more Screen Actors Guild Awards and more Emmy Awards than any other artist in American television history. In 2016, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list. In 2018, she was presented with America's highest comedy honor - The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

 15 Nayanthara

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian

 16 Téa Leoni

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Téa Leoni went on to establish a successful acting career in the American entertainment industry after landing her breakthrough role in the action comedy movie Bad Boys. Such was her popularity in the 1990s that an asteroid was named after her in 1993. Also known for her humanitarian work, Téa Leoni was named a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF in 2001.

 17 Catherine Bell

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 18 Shonda Rhimes

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Famous As: Television Producer
Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Shonda Rhimes is a screenwriter, author, and television producer. She is credited with creating, writing, and executive producing one of the most popular American medical drama TV series ever, Grey's Anatomy. She is also credited with creating series like Private Practice and Scandal. In 2007, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 People Who Help Shape the World.

 19 Melanie Griffith

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Melanie Griffith was a successful and popular Hollywood actress in the 1980s and the 1990s. Body Double, Buffalo Girls, Pacific Heights, Mulholland Falls, Lolita and The Bonfire of the Vanities are some of her notable films. She has also worked in several television series, mainly in the 2000s when her movie career waned. She had issues with alcohol and drug addiction.

 20 Thora Birch

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 21 Halle Berry

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Halle Berry is one of the most popular actresses of the current generation. During the 2000s, she was one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses. Halle is also known for her activism for which she was honored with the 2006 Woman of The Year award by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals. She also gets featured in several Sexiest Women lists.

 22 Elsa Pataky

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Spanish

Elsa Pataky is one of the most famous Spanish models and actresses to make it big in the American film industry. She is best known for playing Officer Elena Neves alongside Dwayne Johnson in The Fast and the Furious film franchise. A polyglot, Elsa Pataky can speak Spanish, English, Romanian, Portuguese, French, and Italian fluently.

 23 Mimi Rogers

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Mimi Rogers is an American actress and producer. She is credited with introducing Scientology to her ex-husband Tom Cruise, which later on to had a major impact on Tom's life. Also a former poker player, Mimi Rogers has competed in several poker tournaments and is currently on the board of directors of the World Poker Tour.

 24 Fran Drescher

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Fran Drescher is an American actress and comedian. Characterized by her thick New York accent and nasal voice, Fran Drescher serves as an inspiration to many cancer patients as she successfully fought off the disease after suffering from uterine cancer. She is also an outspoken LGBT rights activist and healthcare advocate.

 25 Shelley Duvall

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 7, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 26 Patty Jenkins

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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: July 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 27 Phoebe Waller-Bridge

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is credited with creating and writing one of the greatest TV series of the 21st century, Fleabag. She is also famous for contributing as the executive producer and head writer of another highly-acclaimed TV series, Killing Eve. In 2020, she was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world.

 28 Jessica Lange

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Famous As: Film actor, Photographer, Stage actor, Television actor, Model, Film producer
Birthdate: April 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality:

Jessica Lange is a prominent actress with over four decades of experience in Hollywood. She is one of the few female performers to achieve the “Triple Crown of Acting,” having won an Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award. She has appeared in many critically acclaimed films. Also a photographer, she has published four books.

 29 Jamie Chung

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 30 Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 15, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: December 17, 2018

 31 Lucy Liu

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

American actress, Lucy Liu, shot to fame with television series Ally McBeal and later proved her acting skills with films like Charlie's Angels, Kill Bill, Volume 1, Shanghai Noon and television series Elementary and Southland. Intelligent and multitalented, she has voiced animated films, turned producer/director, made her Broadway debut and last but not the least, is also a visual artist.

 32 Jennifer Jason Leigh

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Known for her Academy Award-nominated performance in The Hateful Eight, Jennifer Jason Leigh had started her career at age 9. Fans also loved her in Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle and Margot at the Wedding. She was also seen as Sally Bowles in Sam Mendes’s Broadway production Cabaret.

 33 Queen Latifah

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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Queen Latifah is an American musician and actress whose song U.N.I.T.Y. played a major role in raising awareness about women's rights worldwide. Dubbed Queen of Jazz-Rap, Latifah has influenced several soul, R&B, and hip-hop artists like Remy Ma, Lil' Kim, Ivy Queen, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, and Eve among other artists. As an actress, Latifah has won several prestigious awards.

 34 Octavia Spencer

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 35 Holly Hunter

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Holly Hunter established herself as an actress in the American film industry after being born into a middle-class household, proving to the world that talent and hard work can make dreams come true. She also serves as an inspiration to those suffering from partial hearing loss as she has achieved popularity despite her inability to hear with her left ear.

 36 Caitriona Balfe

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Northern Irish

 37 Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 38 Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Kenyan, Mexican

Lupita Nyong'o is one of the most popular black actresses of all time. The first Kenyan-Mexican actress to receive the prestigious Academy Award, Lupita Nyong'o has often been named in lists, such as the world's most beautiful woman. In 2020, she was named by Forbes magazine as one of Africa's 50 Most Powerful Women.

 39 Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 40 Debbie Allen

Debbie Allen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 41 Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 42 Emma Thomas

Emma Thomas
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: December 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: British

 43 Lily Tomlin

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Famous As: Comedienne & Actress
Birthdate: September 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Lily Tomlin is an American comedian, actress, singer, and writer. Tomlin has earned several award nominations for her performance in films and TV series, such as Nashville and Grace and Frankie. An openly lesbian actress, Lily Tomlin serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community.

 44 Sonequa Martin-Green

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 45 Victoria Wood

Victoria Wood
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: April 20, 2016

 46 Torrey DeVitto

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Torrey DeVitto is best known as Melissa Hastings from Pretty Little Liars, Dr. Natalie Manning in Chicago Med, and Carrie in One Tree Hill. Fans also loved her in The Vampire Diaries and Army Wives. She is a Hospice ambassador and has supported campaigns for mental-health awareness and animal rights.

 47 Lena Dunham

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 48 Virginia Madsen

Virginia Madsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Virginia Madsen is an American actress. Over the years, Madsen has contributed to the success of several films and TV series, such as Fire with Fire, Modern Girls, Moonlighting, and American Dreams. She is also credited with establishing Title IX Productions, a film production company which she started in 2008.

 49 Susan Downey

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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: November 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Susan Downey is an American film producer. She is credited with forming a production house called Team Downey, along with her husband Robert Downey Jr. Robert credits Susan for helping him resurrect his Hollywood career after staying by his side throughout his struggle against drugs and alcohol addiction.

 50 Joely Collins

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian, British