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TV Characters Working as Nurse(s)

Updated June 8, 2017 4.0k views67 items

List of television characters who work as a Nurse on their TV show, listed alphabetically with photos of the characters when available. Throughout the history of television there have been many fictional characters who are Nurses. Does your favorite show have someone who works as a Nurse?" The answer is most likely yes, as they seem to be very common in sitcoms, cartoons and dramas.

This list has everything from Kitty Forman to Margaret Houlihan.

This list answers the question, "Who are fictional Nurses on TV?"
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    Dr. Abby Lockhart is a fictional medical doctor on the television series ER. She is portrayed by Maura Tierney. Abby's full birth name is Abigail Marjorie Wyczenski....  more
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    Alice Piper

    Alison "Alice" Piper is a fictional character in the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. She was played by actress Toni Potter. Alice worked as a nurse at Shortland Street Hospital in the...  more
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    Amelia Keys

    Played by Julie Ann Emery. Amelia meets Jesse in the hospital where she works. She takes care of him and helps him overcome his addiction to drugs. However, she is concerned by Jesse's increasingly...
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    Amy Vining

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    Andy O'Brien

    Andrew "Andy" O'Brien is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Ross Davidson. One of the original characters created for the series, Andy made his first appearance one...  more
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    Annie Dutton

    Annie Dutton is a fictional character in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light. Cynthia Watros is the actress most closely identified with the role; she played Annie from November 29, 1994, until February...  more
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    Audrey March Hardy

    Audrey Hardy is a fictional character on the ABC soap opera, General Hospital. She has been portrayed by Rachel Ames on a contract basis from 1964 to 2002, and on a recurring basis from 2002 to 2007,...  more
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    Barbara Jean "Bobbie" Spencer RN is a fictional character from the ABC soap opera General Hospital, portrayed by Jacklyn Zeman. She debuted in December 1977 soon after playing Lana McClain on sister...  more
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    Carla Espinosa, RN is a fictional character in the American comedy-drama Scrubs, portrayed by Judy Reyes. Carla appeared in every episode during the first eight seasons except three Season 8...  more
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    Carmen Roberts

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    Nurse Carol Ross is a fictional character on the popular television show ER, portrayed by Julianna Margulies from 1994 to 2000. Julianna Margulies' removal from the main cast opening credits was in...  more
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    Cherry Clay

    Cherry Clay is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera Doctors, portrayed by Sophie Abelson. She made her first appearance on 6 April 2009. Cherry departed Doctors on 19 October 2012....  more
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    Chrissie Williams

    Christine "Chrissie" Levy is a fictional character from the BBC medical drama Holby City, portrayed by actress Tina Hobley. She first appeared in the third series episode "The Road Less Traveled",...  more
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    Christine Chapel is a fictional character in the original Star Trek series, and in two of the Star Trek feature films. She was played by Majel Barrett. The character was written for Barrett by Gene...  more

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    Daisha Anderson

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    Diane Maureen Butcher is a fictional character from the BBC soap opera EastEnders, played by Sophie Lawrence. Diane appears as a regular character between 1988 and 1991, when Lawrence decided to...  more
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    Dione "Dee" Bliss is a fictional character from the Australian soap opera Neighbours, played by Madeleine West. The actress received the role three days after securing an agent. West deferred her law...  more
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    Donna Jackson is a fictional character from the BBC medical drama Holby City, played by actress Jaye Jacobs. She appeared in the programme from its sixth series in 2004, to its thirteenth in 2011....  more
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    Elizabeth Imogene Webber RN is a fictional character on the ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Dr. Steve Hardy, the long-running original lead character of the...  more
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    Shawn Butler is a fictional character from the original ABC, soap opera, General Hospital. The role is portrayed by actor, Sean Blakemore and first appeared on January 24, 2011, on a recurring basis....  more
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    Evelyn Ryan

    Evelyn 'Grams' Ryan is a fictional character from the television series Dawson's Creek....  more
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    Faye Morton

    Faye Lindsey Byrne is a fictional character from the BBC medical drama Holby City, portrayed by actress Patsy Kensit. The character first appeared on-screen on 30 January 2007 in the episode "Into...  more
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    Former characters in Holby City

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    Gail Green