American Masters

Remembering Jerry Lewis

Clip: Special | 1m 59s  | Video has closed captioning.

Beloved comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the age of 91 in his Las Vegas home. In this never before seen interview from August 2015, Lewis discusses what his father, an vaudeville entertainer, taught him.

Aired: 08/28/17

Rating: NR

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