Mariska Hargitay Biography

Birth NameMariska Magdolna Hargitay
BornJanuary 23, 1964 (age 43)
Santa Monica, California
Spouse(s)Peter Hermann
Notable RolesDet. Olivia Benson in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
AwardsBest Actress in a Drama Series
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Mariska Magdolna Hargitay (born January 23, 1964) is a Golden Globe- and Emmy Award- winning American actress known for her role as Det. Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.


Mariska Hargitay
Detective Olivia Benson in Law & Order (1999)

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Mariska Hargitay: 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' Star Could Be Planning ... - The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr

Mariska Hargitay: 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' Star Could Be Planning ...
The Inquisitr
There had been uncertainty over whether Mariska Hargitay would return for the 15th season of the show, but now she has completed work on the 16th. Hargitay said she wants to direct more, but for now appears to be committed to splitting her time behind ...

Mariska Hargitay: How Olivia Benson Inspired Me to Help Survivors of Abuse - People Magazine

People Magazine

Mariska Hargitay: How Olivia Benson Inspired Me to Help Survivors of Abuse
People Magazine
While the organization is taking big steps in advocating for justice (through the movement to test the hundreds of thousands of backlogged rape kits), Hargitay says that simply joining the conversation is a way that everyone can help raise awareness.
Mariska Hargitay On Olivia Benson: Actress Reveals How Role Made Her Want ...The Inquisitr

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'Law & Order: SVU' season 16, episode 18 preview: See Mariska Hargitay, cast ... - CarterMatt.com

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'Law & Order: SVU' season 16, episode 18 preview: See Mariska Hargitay, cast ...
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SVU - “Law & Order: SVU” has allowed a variety of different themes play out this year, but next week's new episode “Devastating Story” happens to be the second installment this season that really highlights college life. We're not sure that this can be ...
'Law & Order: SVU' fan recap: Always trust Olivia BensonEntertainment Weekly
'Law & Order: SVU' Season 16 Returns With Episode 'Parole Violations'Christian Post
'Law and Order: SVU' season 16: Carisi's family takes a turn for the worst in ...ChristianToday
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Sophia Bush & Mariska Hargitay Bring Major Girl Power to 'Chicago PD' & 'Law ... - Just Jared

Just Jared

Sophia Bush & Mariska Hargitay Bring Major Girl Power to 'Chicago PD' & 'Law ...
Just Jared
“#mcm is now #MariskaCrushMonday. Jason's okay too… 😂 #SVUPD #CPDxSVU #crossover comin at ya soon @therealmariskahargitay @nbcchicagopd @nbcsvu,” Sophia wrote on Instagram on the same day. Later in the day, Sophia donned a cute Coach ...

Mariska Hargitay's Day At Disneyland - Celebrity Baby Scoop

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Mariska Hargitay's Day At Disneyland
Celebrity Baby Scoop
Mariska - who is the daughter of former Mr. Universe Mickey Hargitay and legendary actress Jayne Mansfield – married the kids' father, fellow actor Peter Hermann, in August 2004. Inspired by her role in SVU, Mariska founded the Joyful Heart Foundation ...