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 Bids Farewell to Outgoing 'SVU' Showrunner Warren Leight (Guest Column) - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Mariska Hargitay Bids Farewell to Outgoing 'SVU' Showrunner Warren Leight (Guest Column)
Hollywood Reporter
When star Mariska Hargitay and the rest of the Law & Order: SVU team first welcomed executive producer Warren Leight (Lights Out, In Treatment) onboard in 2011, the show was at a major crossroads. In addition to outgoing showrunner Neal Baer, who was ...

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'Law & Order: SVU' Star Mariska Hargitay Dishes on Benson and Tucker's Romance: 'He's So Masculine and So Strong' - Us Weekly

Us Weekly

'Law & Order: SVU' Star Mariska Hargitay Dishes on Benson and Tucker's Romance: 'He's So Masculine and So Strong'
Us Weekly
As Law & Order: Special Victims Unit airs its season 17 finale on Wednesday, May 25, Mariska Hargitay (Olivia Benson) told E! that her character continues to be affected by her romance with Captain Ed Tucker (Robert John Burke) of the Internal Affairs ...
Why Mariska Hargitay Is More Committed to Law & Order: SVU Than Ever BeforeE! Online
SVU fans, breathe easy — Mariska Hargitay is certain Benson isn't an alcoholicSheKnows.com
'Law & Order: SVU' Season 18 Spoilers: Premiere Date, Mariska Hargitay's Olivia Benson To Continue Her Romance ...Movie News Guide

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'Law & Order: SVU' season 17 finale: Mariska Hargitay tributes outgoing showrunner Warren Leight - CarterMatt.com

CarterMatt.com

'Law & Order: SVU' season 17 finale: Mariska Hargitay tributes outgoing showrunner Warren Leight
CarterMatt.com
Benson - Wednesday night's season 17 finale of “Law & Order: SVU” is really more than just the standard episode of the series; it also marks the final opportunity that we're going to have in which to see showrunner Warren Leight's work within this world.
'Law & Order: SVU' Season 17 Finale: A Heartbreaking Ending, A New BeginningObserver
Law & Order: SVU Boss Warren Leight on Stabler Regrets, Benson Changes and a Final Word to FansE! Online
'Law & Order: SVU' Season 17 finale: Benson suffers an unexpected lossZap2It
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Mariska Hargitay Promises a "Chilling" and "Powerful" Law and Order: SVU Finale - E! Online

E! Online

Mariska Hargitay Promises a "Chilling" and "Powerful" Law and Order: SVU Finale
E! Online
It's only taken Brad Garrett 26 years, but he's finally an actor with a role on a Law & Order, he's the villain in the Law & Order: SVU two-part finale. "I'm thinking they must have gone through everybody if I got the call. It's like 'Abe Vigoda passed ...
'Law & Order: SVU' season 17, episode 23 (finale) spoilers: Mariska Hargitay, Brad Garrett, and 'Heartfelt PassagesCarterMatt.com
'Law & Order: SVU' Prepares for Transition Onscreen and OffHollywood Reporter
'Law & Order: SVU' Season 17 Spoilers: Olivia Benson and Team Look Into Penitentiary Harassment CaseChristian Post
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Mariska Hargitay Gets Support From Look-Alike Son and Husband at Joyful Revolution Gala - E! Online

E! Online

Mariska Hargitay Gets Support From Look-Alike Son and Husband at Joyful Revolution Gala
E! Online
Tuesday night was family night for Mariska Hargitay as she stepped out for one of her most important events of the year. Before taking the stage at the Joyful Revolution Gala in New York City, the Law & Order: SVU star walked the red carpet with her ...
Mariska Hargitay Brings Handsome Hubby & Lookalike Son to Revolution GalaTooFab.com
Mariska Hargitay & Her Dapper DudesCelebrity Baby Scoop

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