Comedian Judy Tenuta dies of ovarian cancer at 72.

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Stand-up comedian Judy Tenuta passed away on Thursday in Los Angeles.

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She is also known as 'The Love Goddess'.

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Her manager, Roger Paul, said the cause of her death.

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She died of ovarian cancer.

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with a comedy special, Judy Tenuta rose to national fame on HBO in 1987.

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she starred alongside Ellen DeGeneres in 'Women of the Night,.

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