|Birth: ||Apr. 17, 1885|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1951|
Los Angeles County
Only child of Judge Daniel J. & Susanna B. (Gray) Neff; both natives of Pennsylvania.
1900: Residing w/ parents, 1512 12th Ave, Altoona, Pennsylvania. Attending school. Father's occupation: Lawyer.
First married (secretly) at age 16 years in 1902 to ? Metzger in Santa Fe, New Mexico; they divorced in summer of 1905. NB - Mr. Metzger graduated Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia in 1908.
Second married on 9 April 1908 to James Monroe Munyon in Jersey City, New Jersey (his 3rd of 4 marriages); she filed for divorce in 1914 and returned to her acting career.
Wedding announcement from THE PHARMACEUTICAL ERA - April 16, 1908
DR. MUNYON WEDS AN ACTRESS
Philadelphia, April 12 -- Friends of Dr. J.M. Munyon were greatly surprised at the announcement of his marriage in Jersey City on Thursday to Pauline Neff, an actress who is regarded as one of the handsomest women on the vaudeville stage. She is 24 years of age and her husband is 60. She is a daughter of Judge D.J. Neff of Altoona, Pa. Dr. Munyon is widely known as a manufacturer and disburser of patent medicines. A wedding supper followed at the Waldorf. The newly-married couple will depart on a honeymoon to Australia.
Third married Frank Coffyn bef 1920 (his 2nd marriage); they divorced bef 1928. Frank was a pioneer flyer and aviation consultant. He learned to fly from the Wright Brothers in Dayton Ohio, was a member of the original Wright Flying Team.
1920, Dec 25: Arrived Port of New York City, SS Panhandle State; departed London England on 14 Dec 1920. Traveling w husband, Frank Coffyn. Residence: Long Beach, Long Island, New York.
1922, Jan 21: Arrived Port of New York City, SS Panama; departed from Cristobal on 13 Jan 1922. Traveling w husband, Frank Coffyn. Residence: 20 W 66th St, New York City.
1922, Sep 16: Arrived Port of New York City, SS Panama; departed Port-au-Prince, Haiti on 12 Sept 1922. Residence: 155 Fulton St, Long Beach, New York.
1923, May 18: Arrived Port of New York City, SS Panama; departed Port-au-Prince, Haiti on 12 May 1923. Residence: 155 E Fulton St, Long Beach, New York.
1928: California Voter Registration - Residing Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego Co, California. Occupation: Actress.
1930: (enumerated as "Pauline Neff:) Residing Del Mar, San Diego Co, California. Residing alone, listed as "single" w 2 household servants. Occupation: Actress - pictures.
1930: California Voter Registration - Residing 2238 Canyon Dr, Los Angeles, California. Occupation: Actress.
1936: California Voter Registration - Residing 11000 National Blvd, Los Angeles, California. Occupation: Actress.
1938: California Voter Registration - Residing 3921 Fredonia Dr, Los Angeles, California. Occupation: Assistant director.
1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1948: California Voter Registrations - Residing 10765 Haddon Dr, Los Angeles, California. Occupation: Actress.
Silent film credits:
1914 - Clementia Fitzhew in The Man from Mexico
1924 - Lady DeBohun in Let Not Man Put Asunder
1925 - Mrs. Van Tuyler in Her Husband's Secret (also appearing in this film, husband Frank Coffyn)
1925 - The Man Without a Country
1925 - Grover's sister in The Masked Bride
1926 - Mrs. Bolland in Ranson's Folly (also appearing in this film, husband Frank Coffyn)
Talking film credits:
1927 - Mrs. Delafield in Two Girls Wanted
1927 - Nonie Valetta in The Claw
1927 - Mrs. Croker-Kelley in Women Love Diamonds
1930 - Mrs. Wheeler in Ladies Must Play
Died at age 66 years, 2 months, 17 days.
Neff Family Historical Soc. ID [B75561]
Donatio inter vivous:
Our thanks to Findagrave volunteer Lisa Burks who found the record of Pauline's cremation at Grand View Memorial Park in Glendale, CA and the ashes sent to Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery in Alexandria, Pennsylvania. added Jan. 2013
Daniel J. Neff (1831 - 1916)
Susanna B. Gray Neff (1853 - 1930)
Frank Trenholm Coffyn (1878 - 1960)
Pauline Louise Neff (1885 - 1951)
Note: See last note in Bio. As of Jan 2014, a marker has not been placed for her.
Alexandria Presbyterian Cemetery
Maintained by: Neff Family Historical S...
Originally Created by: Susan Neff, Ford & Neff ...
Record added: Jul 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74027268