Show Segment November 15, 2012
Vicki Lawrence On Whether She Feels Like A Role Model For Women In Comedy

Vicki Lawrence became famous for her role of "mama" (Thelma Harper) on 'The Carol Burnett Show.' In this clip, Vicki talks about whether she sees herself as a role model for women in comedy along with Carol Burnett. Vicki is hesitant at first, but admits actor Jane Lynch ('Best In Show,' 'Glee') wrote her a fan letter when she was 11 years old.

Vicki Lawrence is currently touring North America with her production of 'Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show.'

In this clip, Vicki talks about...

Carol Burnett
"I know Carol was a huge role model for a lot of comedians."

Fans who grew up to be well-known comedians
"I didn't ever think about it...Jane Lynch says she wrote me a fan letter when she was 11 years old. I answered her and told her to keep up the good work!"

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