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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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Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
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Florence Jean Castleberry is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Alice - played by Polly Holliday

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Alice Hyatt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Alice - played by Linda Lavin

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Carla Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
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Penny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Big Bang Theory - played by Kaley Cuoco

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Rosanne Conner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
grn456lf added Rosanne Conner

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Buffy Summers is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Ursula Buffay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Mad About You - played by Lisa Kudrow

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Rachel Green is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Friends - played by Jennifer Aniston

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Sookie Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
True Blood - played by Anna Paquin

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Joanna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Joanna Office Space - played by Jennifer Aniston.

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Vera Louise Gorman-Novak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Alice - played by Beth Howland

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Max Black is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Max Black 2 Broke Girls - played by Kat Dennings

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Amélie Poulain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
carlybobarly added Amélie - played by Audrey Tautou

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Daisy Araujo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Daisy Araujo Mystic Pizza - played by Julia Roberts

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Bonnie Watkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Bonnie Watkins Roseanne - played by Bonnie Bramlett

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Kat Araujo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Kat Araujo Mystic Pizza - played by Annabeth Gish

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The Waitress is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
The Waitress It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Caroline Channing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Caroline Channing 2 Broke Girls - played by Beth Behrs

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Kiffany is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Kiffany Dead Like Me - played by Patricia Idlette

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Jenna Hunterson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Jenna Hunterson The Waitress - played by Keri Russell

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Arlene Fowler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
True Blood - played by Carrie Preston

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Mary Jane Watson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Spider-Man universe - played by Kirsten Dunst

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Caroline is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Caroline Untamed Heart

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Monica Geller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Friends - played by Courtney Cox

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Caroline Channing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
2 Broke Girls

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Yvonne Biasi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
It Could Happen to You - played by Bridget Fonda

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Serena is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Serena Waiting - played by Anna Faris

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Wendy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
How I Met Your Mother - played by Charlene Amoia

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Amy Burley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
True Blood - played by Lizzy Caplan

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Charlie Andrews is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Heroes - played by Jayma Mays

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Maya Randall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Maya Randall Sideways - played by Virginia Madsen

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Caroline is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Caroline Untamed Heart - played by Marisa Tomei

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Mildred Pierce is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Mildred Pierce - played by Joan Crawford

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The Waitress is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
The Waitress It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - played by Mary Elizabeth Ellis

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Slim Hiller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Enough - played by Jennifer Lopez

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Jean is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Jean An Unfinished Life - played by Jennifer Lopez

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Callie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Callie Heavy - played by Liv Tyler

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Grace is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Grace Girl in Progress - played by Eva Mendes

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Maggie Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Million Dollar Baby - played by Hilary Swank

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Nina is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Nina An Unfinished Life - played by Camryn Manheim

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Molly is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Molly Remember Sunday - played by Alexis Bledel

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Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Elizabeth My Blueberry Nights - played by Nora Jones

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Melissa Brooks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Melissa Brooks Goodbye Baby - played by Christine Evangelista

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Delores is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Delores Heavy - played by Deborah Harry