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The Greatest Fictional Waitresses 

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Updated November 22, 2019 2.6k votes 322 voters 13.9k views 47 items

List Rules Any character who works as a waitress in television or film

Fictional waitresses in movies and TV, both in starring roles and smaller supporting roles, can play different roles depending on the purpose of their character. The role of the waitress in various films and shows can be for comedic purposes or change of scenery to a restaurant.

A waitress can provide moral support and advice for the other characters, such as Kiffany in Dead Like Me, or can show the state of the woman in her career path, like Penny from Big Bang Theory, who is trying to become an actresses. The list includes the actress that portrayed the role and the show or movie that they are from. This list should answer the question of "who are some of the greatest fictional waitresses in television and the movies?" If your favorite waitresses is not seen on this list, then add your suggestion to it.

This list of waitress characters is votable and open to additional suggestions from readers.
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Penny is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Big Bang Theory
played by Kaley Cuoco
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Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
grn456lf added Cheers
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Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffyverse
played by Sarah Michelle Gellar
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Carla Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
grn456lf added Cheers
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Rachel Green is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Friends
played by Jennifer Aniston
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Alice Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Alice
played by Linda Lavin
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Florence Jean Castleberr... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Florence Jean Castleberry Alice
played by Polly Holliday
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Max Black is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Max Black 2 Broke Girls
played by Kat Dennings
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Sookie Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
True Blood
played by Anna Paquin
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Joanna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Joanna Office Space
played by Jennifer Aniston.
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Ursula Buffay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Mad About You
played by Lisa Kudrow
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Jenna Hunterson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Jenna Hunterson The Waitress
played by Keri Russell
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Amélie Poulain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
carlybobarly added Amélie Poulain Amélie
played by Audrey Tautou
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Caroline Channing is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
2 Broke Girls
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Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Spider-Man universe
played by Kirsten Dunst
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Rosanne Conner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
grn456lf added Rosanne Conner
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Vera Louise Gorman-Novak... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Alice
played by Beth Howland
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Arlene Fowler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
True Blood
played by Carrie Preston
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The Waitress is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
The Waitress It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Friends
played by Courtney Cox
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Daisy Araujo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Daisy Araujo Mystic Pizza
played by Julia Roberts
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Serena is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Serena Waiting
played by Anna Faris
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Wendy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
How I Met Your Mother
played by Charlene Amoia
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Yvonne Biasi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
It Could Happen to You
played by Bridget Fonda
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Caroline is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Caroline Untamed Heart
played by Marisa Tomei