List of notable fictional characters whose name is Sam or Samantha, including photos when available. The fictional characters named Samantha below come from every kind of genre and medium, as this list includes movie characters named Samantha, TV characters named Sam, and book characters named Samantha. You might even find some notable video game characters whose name is Samantha below as well. Whether you're looking for comedy characters named Samantha or drama characters named Samantha, this list will have what you're looking for.Who are the most well known fictional Sams? Some of the more memorable names below include Sam Malone from Cheers, Samantha Baker from Sixteen Candles, and Samantha Jones from Sex and the City. This list is ranked by the votes of users like you, so vote for your favorite characters below if you want to see them higher on the list. If we left your top character named Samantha off the list, feel free to add them.