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.


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Detective Olivia Benson in Law & Order (1999)

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Mariska Hargitay and Debra Messing pose for a gorgeous makeup-free selfie - Today.com

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Mariska Hargitay and Debra Messing pose for a gorgeous makeup-free selfie
Today.com
When you're as naturally gorgeous as Mariska Hargitay and Debra Messing, why not flaunt it? That's just what the two television stars did when they posed without makeup in a sun-kissed selfie Messing shared on Instagram.
BFFs Mariska Hargitay and Debra Messing Stun in a Makeup-Free SelfieInStyle

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Mariska Hargitay of 'Law & Order: SVU' Talks Untested Rape Kit Backlog - Hidden Remote

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Mariska Hargitay of 'Law & Order: SVU' Talks Untested Rape Kit Backlog
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Mariska Hargitay. She explained that her foundation has made the national backlog of untested rape kits its number one advocacy priority, hence, the creation of the website EndTheBacklog.org. Hargitay has also been instrumental in the formation of ...

'Law & Order: SVU' season 18 spoilers: Mariska Hargitay hints at a better and bolder Benson - Vine Report

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'Law & Order: SVU' season 18 spoilers: Mariska Hargitay hints at a better and bolder Benson
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(NBC)Mariska Hargitay's character Olivia Benson has endured a lot after 17 seasons of "Law & Order: SVU." For 17 long years, "Law & Order: SVU" has maintained its fair share of viewership ratings and critical acclaim even as cast members come and go.
Emmys 2016: Why Mariska Hargitay, Caitriona Balfe, Eva Green are worthy of Drama Actress nodsCarterMatt.com

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'Law & Order: SVU' season 18 spoilers, plot news: Mariska Hargitay's return presents new possibilities, Rick Eid ... - The Christian Times

The Christian Times

'Law & Order: SVU' season 18 spoilers, plot news: Mariska Hargitay's return presents new possibilities, Rick Eid ...
The Christian Times
Although Karl won't be in "Law and Order: SVU" season 18, Mariska Hargitay, who plays lead character Olivia Benson, is happy to be back for a whole new run. "Once I found out that Mariska was very invested in coming back, I was really excited about the ...

'Law & Order: SVU' Season 18 Spoilers: Actress Mariska Hargitay Leaks Olivia-Captain Ed Romance? - BREATHEcast

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'Law & Order: SVU' Season 18 Spoilers: Actress Mariska Hargitay Leaks Olivia-Captain Ed Romance?
BREATHEcast
Olivia Benson is set to push her romantic affair with Captain Ed Tucker in "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" season 18. In line with the show, shorunner Warren Leight also revealed that he will not be the one to helm the upcoming season. Series ...
'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' season 18 news and updates: Mariska Hargitay speaks on the show's success ...The Christian Times

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