Anat Gov was born in 1953 in Tiberias. She studied at the Tel Aviv University Department of Theatre Arts.
Writing for television: Zehu Ze (Educational TV, 1981-1991), Yes, What? (comedy series, Channel One), Evening With Gov (Channel Two), and Best Friends (drama series, HOT).
Writing for theatre: Love to Death (1991, Jerusalem Khan Theatre), Best Friends (1999, Cameri Theatre), which won the 2000 Israeli Theatre Award for Best Comedy, Lysistrata 2000 (2001, Cameri Theatre), Opposing Sides, a joint project of Israeli and Palestinian playwrights for Theater Heilbronn in Germany (2003), Househusband (Cameri Theatre), which won the 2004 Israeli Theatre Award for Best Comedy, The Troupe, a stage adaptation of the musical (2007, Habima National Theatre), Oh, My God! (2008, Cameri Theatre), A Warm Family (2009, Cameri Theatre), Happy Ending (2012, Cameri Theatre).
Translations: Via Dolorosa by David Hare, and Mother Courage by Bertolt Brecht (Cameri Theatre).
She was a columnist for the daily Yedioth Ahronoth, and one of the founders of the Ezrat Nashim organization for victims of sexual assault.