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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
grn456lf added Cheers

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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
grn456lf added Cheers

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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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Max Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Max Black 2 Broke Girls - played by Kat Dennings

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Vera Louise Gorman-Novak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Alice - played by Beth Howland

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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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Caroline Channing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Caroline Channing 2 Broke Girls - played by Beth Behrs

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Bonnie Watkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Bonnie Watkins Roseanne - played by Bonnie Bramlett

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Kat Araujo is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
The Waitress It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Jenna Hunterson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Jenna Hunterson The Waitress - played by Keri Russell

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Kiffany is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Kiffany Dead Like Me - played by Patricia Idlette

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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 Channing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
2 Broke Girls

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Caroline is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Waitresses
Caroline Untamed Heart