American Masters

Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball

Clip: Season 29 Episode 9 | 1m 28s

American film and television comedian, model, actress, and producer Fran Drescher, star of the hit TV sitcom "The Nanny," reflects on how Lucille Ball used the character of Lucy to present a stylish, smart and independent woman who resonated with millions of women across America.

Aired: 08/03/16

Rating: NR

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