Memorable TV and movie secretaries/administrative professionals

As pop culture children of the '60s, '70s and '80s, we knew them as secretaries ... today they are referred to as administrative professionals. Whichever term you prefer, if you work in an office, you probably can't live without one. Take a look at the memorable admins in TV and film.


  1. >> Paste Magazine compiled a list of the most memorable pop culture admins. Take a look at their picks plus a few others we think are worthy.
  2. 17. Miss Hathaway, The Beverly Hillbillies (Nancy Kulp)

  3. Beverly Hillbillies - Cast Ad #07 - Winston Cigarettes
  4. 16. Pepper Potts, Iron Man (Gwyneth Paltrow)

  5. Iron Man 2 Movie Clip: Tony's New Assistant
  6. 15. Jennifer Marlowe, WKRP in Cincinnati (Loni Anderson)

  7. 14. Janine Melnitz, Ghostbusters (Annie Potts)

  8. 13. Marcella, Grosse Pointe Blank (Joan Cusack)

  9. Grosse Pointe Blank Movie (1997) - Marcella Takes Down the Office (John Cusack and Joan Cusack)
  10. 12. Doralee Rhodes, 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

  11. Dolly Parton - Nine to Five
  12. 11. Cheryl, Archer (Judy Greer)

  13. Cheryl's Perfect Day
  14. 10. Miss Blankenship, Mad Men (Randee Heller)

  15. The Entire Miss Blankenship, Mad Men
  16. 9. Jonathan, 30 Rock (Maulik Pancholy)

  17. 30 Rock: Jonathan sings to Jack
  18. 8. April Ludgate, Parks & Recreation (Aubrey Plaza)

  19. Moon or quit. (Aubrey Plaza in Parks and Recreation)
  20. 7. Lee Holloway, Secretary (Maggie Gyllenhaal)

  21. Secretary Trailer (2002)
  22. 6. Kitty Sanchez, Arrested Development (Judy Greer)