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‘The Love Goddess' comedian Judy Tenuta dead at 72

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The wide-ranging comedian died in her home in Studio City, California, after a battle with stage 4 ovarian cancer.
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Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 72

Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 72

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LOS ANGELES - Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the "Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday. She was 72.
Tenuta died Thursday afternoon at home in Los Angeles, with her family around her, publicist Roger Neal told The Associated Press. The cause of death was ovarian cancer.
“She was a very funny, amazing performer," Neal said, and it was always a “happy time to be around her."
Tenuta had claimed her birthdate as Nov. 7, 1965, but she was born in 1949, Neal said. “She was old school so...
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Oak Park born comedian Judy Tenuta dies at 72 of ovarian cancer

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the "Goddess of Love" and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, has died.
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Comedian, Maywood native Judy Tenuta dies at 72

Comedian, Maywood native Judy Tenuta dies at 72

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

LOS ANGELES - Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the “Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday. She was 72.
Tenuta died Thursday afternoon at home in Los Angeles, with her family around her, publicist Roger Neal told The Associated Press. The cause of death was ovarian cancer.
“She was a very funny, amazing performer,” Neal said, and it was always a “happy time to be around her.”
Tenuta had claimed her birthdate as Nov. 7, 1965, but she was born in 1949, Neal said. “She was old school so...
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Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 65

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

LOS ANGELES - Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the "Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday. She was 65.
Tenuta died Thursday afternoon at home in Los Angeles, with her family around her, publicist Roger Neal told The Associated Press.
“She was a very funny, amazing performer," Neal said, and it was always a “happy time to be around her."
Her heart-shaped face, topped by bouffant hair with a flower accent, conveyed an impression of sweet innocence that was quickly shattered by her...
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