1963 Marriage & 1964 Divorce to Mark F. Segal. Marvin M. Mitchelson Lawyer. Headlines.

1963 October 1st Paige Young marries Mark Frederick Segal in Las Vegas, per nearly impossible to read ledger records from Las Vegas. ancestry.com An elopement likely in one of those 24-hour Las Vegas wedding chapels. The record shows only the date and names.  Paige’s new husband Mark F. Segal, born in 1942, is the son of WW2 veteran Harold Segal and his wife. They…

Brief Family History#1: Teens, 1920s Vaudeville. Joseph And Roxy LaRocca. Peoria, Ill. Virginia Young. Salt Lake City. The Great Depression. Jane Harker. Warner Bros.

Family Background In Vaudeville: Census records, military records and local directories show that Joseph Ned LaRocca (Diana/Paige’s grandfather) was born in 1894 in Peoria, Illinois and grew up there. Known as “Ned,” he was a harpist in a family of several brothers, oldest brother Roxy show above and below. The brothers were all musicians and many of them toured with the major vaudeville circuits…

1942-1947 #1 3834 Evans & 3710 Arbolada Rd. LaRoccas. Cotterells. Marinellis. WW2.

 Virginia LaRocca is named owner the “double” house at 3710/12 Arbolada Rd. on an LA building permit. This house is only one mile from the home on Evans St. Donna has a voter registration record with this address in 1944. (seen in ancestry.com) Robert Morgan Cotterell name is listed as a POW with this address in 44. Joseph LaRocca is listed in the LA…

1940s #2 PARENTS’ Marriage. Hollywood Wedding Chapel. Honeymoon. WW2. P.O.W. Divorce. Arbolada Rd. Updated 6/10/2022

Robert M. Cotterell was 23 and Donna LaRocca 19 when they were married in 1940. Below is the Hollywood Wedding Chapel where Robert and Donna were married as stated on the marriage certificate. The location is on the Sunset Strip, about one block from the infamous and historic Chateau Marmont hotel.  The famed Garden of Allah apartment building was across the street. This Hollywood…

1944. Birth. Los Angeles.

The woman who most of us recognize as Paige Young, Playboy Playmate of November 1968, was born Diana Lee Cotterell on March 16, 1944, at the Griffith Park Maternity Home located at 1933 Griffith Park Boulevard.  Her birth certificate records the area as “Hollywood.” Today it is “Los Feliz.” Diana’s older sister Constance Susan Cotterell was born at the same maternity center in 1942….