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The Greatest Fictional Waitresses

Updated November 22, 2019 2.5k votes 359 voters 15.3k views47 items

List RulesAny 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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    57

    Penny

    Big Bang Theory
    played by Kaley Cuoco
  • 2
    60
    39

    Buffy Summers

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    played by Sarah Michelle Gellar
  • 3
    58
    44
  • 4
    55
    42
    played by Linda Lavin
  • 5
    64
    57
  • 6
    51
    45

    Florence Jean Castleberry

    Alice
    played by Polly Holliday
  • 7
    79
    45
    played by Jennifer Aniston
  • 8
    60
    33

    Max Black

    2 Broke Girls
    played by Kat Dennings
  • 9
    29
    10

    Caroline Channing

    2 Broke Girls
  • 10
    39
    25

    Jenna Hunterson

    The Waitress
    played by Keri Russell
  • 11
    53
    43
    played by Anna Paquin
  • 12
    19
    4

    Leeta

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • 13
    22
    10

    The Waitress

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  • 14
    35
    51

    Rosanne Conner

  • 15
    40
    34

    Joanna

    Office Space
    played by Jennifer Aniston.
  • 16
    35
    29

    Mary Jane Watson

    Spider-Man universe
    played by Kirsten Dunst
  • 17
    40
    35

    Amélie Poulain

    Amélie
    played by Audrey Tautou
  • 18
    14
    5

    Sarah Connor

    Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Terminator: Genesis
  • 19
    27
    23
    played by Carrie Preston
  • 20
    26
    23

    Wendy

    How I Met Your Mother
    played by Charlene Amoia
  • 21
    13
    8

    Guinan

    Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis
  • 22
    31
    33
    played by Beth Howland
  • 23
    34
    38

    Ursula Buffay

    Mad About You
    played by Lisa Kudrow
  • 24
    20
    19

    Serena

    Waiting
    played by Anna Faris
  • 25
    28
    34
    played by Courtney Cox