Film and TV's most iconic waitresses

Max and Caroline -
Max Black (Kat Dennings)and Caroline Channing (Beth Behrs) from '2 Broke Girls' (2011-2017) are two of the most popular waitresses in TV history.

Penny -
Penny, played by Kaley Cuoco, from 'The Big Bang Theory' (2007-2019) is an aspiring actress working as a waitress at The Cheesecake Factory.

Amélie Poulain -
Of course we had to include the quirkiest waitress in film history: Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou) in Amélie (2001).

Sookie -
TV's most famous telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) from 'True Blood' (2008-2014) had to be on the list.

Frankie -
'Frankie and Johnny' (1991) is about ex-con Johnny (Al Pacino) and waitress Frankie (Michelle Pfeiffer), who fall in love.

Shelly Johnson -
Mädchen Amick played waitress Shelly Johnson, who worked at the Double R Diner in the cult series 'Twin Peaks' (1990).

Norma Jennings and Shelly Briggs -
And almost three decades later, here are Peggy Lipton as Norma Jennings and Mädchen Amick as Shelly Briggs in the 'Twin Peaks' revival (2017).

Betty -
In 2000, we could Renée Zellweger playing Betty in 'Nurse Betty' alongside Morgan Freeman and Chris Rock.

Raimunda -
Who can forget Penélope Cruz as Raimunda in Pedro Almodóvar's 'Volver' (2006)?

Cindy -
Both Cindy (Rosie Perez) and Caroline (Marisa Tomei) in 'Untamed Heart' (1993) deserve a spot on this list.

Cathy Feely and Rosalee Futch -
We loved Ginnifer Goodwin as Cathy Feely and Kate Bosworth as Rosalee Futch in 'Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!' (2004).

Daisy Duke -
Who can forget Jessica Simpson as Daisy Duke in 'The Dukes of Hazzard' (2005)?

Sylvia -
Sylvia (Charlize Theron) works at a high-end restaurant in 'The Burning Plain' (2008).

Jenna, Becky, and Dawn -
Of course, we had to list the waitresses in 'Waitress' (2007). Jenna Hunterson (Keri Russell), Becky (Cheryl Hines), and Dawn (Adrienne Shelly) deserve some love!

Julia and Holly -
Here are Julia Sullivan (Drew Barrymore) and Holly Sullivan (Christine Taylor) in a scene from 'The Wedding Singer' (1998).

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