Gail Berman

In her show business career Gail Berman made a grab for that rare trifecta - having achieved success first in theater, then television, and finally, film, having been named president of Paramount Pictures in 2006 after years of proven success greenlighting numerous Fox television hits like "American Idol" and "24." However, her 18-month Paramount tenure proved tumultuous, with Berman stepping down in early 2007.