Ellen Degeneres: Last News


Judy Tenuta, Comedian and LGBTQ+ Ally, Dead at 72

Judy Tenuta, a beloved comedian and ally to the LGBTQ+ community, has died at age 72.Tenuta died Thursday in Los Angeles, Variety and other outlets report. The cause was ovarian cancer.Tenuta was born in Oak Park, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, and was named for Judy Garland. After graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she became popular in Chicago comedy clubs in the 1970s and ’80s.

Related News