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Mariska Hargitay

Hargitay at the 2008 Emmy Awards
Born Mariska Magdolina Hargitay
January 23, 1964 (1964-01-23) (age 46)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Other name(s) Mariska Hermann
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983–present
Spouse(s) Peter Hermann (2004– present) Chilldren = August Hermann
Official website
.Mariska Magdolina Hargitay (pronounced /məˈrɪʃkə ˈhɑrɡɨteɪ/ mə-RISH-kə HAR-gi-tay; born January 23, 1964) is an American actress.^ January 23, 1964 Birth Place .
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^ January 23, 1964 Birth Place : .
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^ Born: January 23, 1964 Hometown: Los Angeles, CA .
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.She is the daughter of the late actor and professional bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay and late actress Jayne Mansfield.^ Bodybuilder, actor Mickey Hargitay dies .
  • CBC News - Arts - Bodybuilder, actor Mickey Hargitay dies 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.cbc.ca [Source type: News]

^ Hargitay's father is former bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay.
  • Mariska Hargitay gives birth to baby boy, People reports - USATODAY.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.usatoday.com [Source type: News]

^ Mariska Hargitay's mother is Jayne Mansfield?
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.After winning the Miss Beverly Hills 1982 beauty pageant, she went on to study theater at the University of California and started acting at the age 20 with her film debut in the 1985 horror-comedy film Ghoulies.^ Won Miss Beverly Hills 1982 pageant.
  • Mariska Hargitay Biography - life, family, story, death, history, school, mother, young, son, old, born - Newsmakers Cumulation 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.notablebiographies.com [Source type: General]

^ She was awarded as Miss Beverly Hills USA in 1982.

^ Won the Miss Beverly Hills 1982 pagent.
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.She made her first major television debut in season seven and eight of the soap opera Falcon Crest (1987) and appeared mostly in television shows throughout the late 1980s and most of the 90's, in small roles and guest appearances.^ She has had minor roles in several movies and has appeared in guest shots on popular television shows.
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^ I first encountered her when she was an actress on “Falcon Crest”.
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^ Additionally, Emmy winner Christine Lahti has signed on to guest star for the first four episodes of the season as the ADA. Stephanie March will then return to reprise her role as district attorney Alexandra Cabot for ten episodes.
  • News – Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni Returning to Law & Order: SVU – Movies, TV & Music – UsMagazine.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.usmagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In 1999 she was cast as Olivia Benson, a New York City detective who investigates sex crimes on the NBC television drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, a role that has earned her multiple award nominations and an Emmy and Golden Globe since the shows' debut.^ In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad, known as the Special Victims Unit.
  • Mod The Sims - Mariska Hargitay as SVU Olivia Benson! 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.modthesims.info [Source type: General]

^ The couple met for the first time on the sets of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

^ January 6, 2009 in New York City.
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.She met her future husband Peter Hermann, who played Defense Attorney Trevor Langan on SVU.^ In her personal life, she has been married to actor Peter Hermann who has frequently quest starred on SVU, playing Defense Attorney Trevor Langan.
  • Mariska Hargitay - Actors & Celebrities - Blogged 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.blogged.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In terms of off-camera activity, Hargitay's successful pregnancy at the age of 42 (with her husband, SVU co-star Peter Hermann ) made headlines as well.
  • Mariska Hargitay - Ask.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ Mariska Hargitay, the 40-year-old co-star of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit , and her husband, actor Peter Hermann, 37, who has a recurring role on the show, first met on the set in November 2001.
  • The Love Story - Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann - In Style Weddings 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.instyleweddings.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Love Story - Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann - In Style Weddings 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.instyleweddings.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.They were married in 2004, the same year she established an organization that provides support to women who have been sexually abused called the Joyful Heart Foundation and also volunteers as a rape crisis counselor.^ She also established the Joyful Heart Foundation to provide recovery help for victims of sexual abuse.
  • Mariska Hargitay Biography - life, family, story, death, history, school, mother, young, son, old, born - Newsmakers Cumulation 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.notablebiographies.com [Source type: General]

^ Q: Finally, why should people support the Joyful Heart Foundation?
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^ She co-founded the Joyful Heart Foundation.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Law and Order: Special Victim Unit's Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

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Early life and education

Hargitay was born at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Jayne Mansfield, an actress and 1950s-era sex symbol, and Hungarian-born former Mr. Universe Mickey Hargitay.[1] .Her first and middle names are Hungarian and refer to Mary Magdalene (Mariska is a diminutive of Maria).^ Her family name has Hungarian references too.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Her first and middle names are Hungarian and refer to Mary Magdalene (Mariska is a diminutive of Maria).
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Mariska is a Hungarian name meaning " sea of bitterness ."
  • Love Guru Mike Myers Explains Why Mariska Hargitay Is The New Namasté | BlogHer 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.blogher.com [Source type: General]

.Her family name means "of Hargita". Hargitay has two half-sisters, Jayne Marie Mansfield and Tina Hargitay; two brothers, Miklós and Zoltán Hargitay; and a half-brother, Antonio Ottaviano (a.k.a.^ Mariska Hargitay's mother is Jayne Mansfield?
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^ She has two half-sisters, Jayne Marie Mansfield and Tina Hargitay; two brothers, Miklós and Zoltan Hargitay; and a half-brother, Antonio Ottaviano (a.k.a.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Hargitay was asleep in the backseat with her two older brothers when the car she was in was struck by a truck; the kids survived the crash but Mansfield was killed.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Confessions of a Late Bloomer: A Girl's Girl 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.lhj.com [Source type: General]

.Tony Cimber), a former director whose works include the female wrestling show Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.^ Tony Cimber), a former film director whose works include the female wrestling show G.L.O.W. .
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[1]
.Hargitay's parents had divorced in May 1963, but a judge later found their Mexican divorce invalid.^ Hargitay’s parents had divorced in May 1963, but a judge later found their Mexican divorce invalid.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Hargitay's parents divorced in August on 1964, 7 months after Hargitay's birth.
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[1] .They had reconciled a few months before Mariska's birth in January 1964 but soon separated again; and in August 1964, the Mexican divorce was ruled legal.^ January 23, 1964 Birth Place .
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^ January 23, 1964 Birth Place : .
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^ Date of birth 23 January 1964.
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[1] .A few weeks later, Mansfield married the director Matt Cimber, who had directed her in a 1964 production of the William Inge play Bus Stop.^ A few weeks after the divorce her mother married director Matt Cimber.
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^ A few weeks later, Mansfield married the director Matt Cimber, who had directed her in a 1964 production of the William Inge play Bus Stop.
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^ Hargitay and Mansfield were married in 1957 and had three children before divorcing in 1964.
  • CBC News - Arts - Bodybuilder, actor Mickey Hargitay dies 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.cbc.ca [Source type: News]

[1]
.On June 29, 1967, Jayne Mansfield was killed in an automobile accident on a stretch of U.S. Highway 90 between New Orleans and Slidell, Louisiana.^ On June 29, 1967, Jayne Mansfield was killed in an automobile accident on a stretch of U.S. Highway 90 between New Orleans and Slidell, Louisiana.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Her mother, blonde screen siren Jayne Mansfield, died in a car crash in 1967.
  • FOXNews.com - Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann Have Baby Boy - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: General]

^ Mickey Kaus writes: August 7th, 2005 at 5:24 pm Mariska was of course in the car when her mother Jayne Mansfield was decapitated in a car accident in June of 1967.
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.Her boyfriend, Sam Brody, and the driver were also killed.^ Jayne’s boyfriend Sam Brody and the driver were also killed.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ In 1967 Hargitay's mother was killed in a car wreck, along with Sam Brody who was her mother's boyfriend and the driver of the car.
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^ Hargitay's mother was killed instantly, as was Brody and their driver.
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.Asleep in the back of the vehicle, Mariska, then three-and-a-half years old, was left with a zig-zag scar on one side of her head.^ Hargitay was three years old at the time, and has a zigzag-shaped scar on her head from the accident.
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^ Asleep in the back of the car, Mariska, then three-and-a-half years old, was left with a zig-zag scar on one side of her head.
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^ Hargitay, then only three years old, was asleep in the backseat of the vehicle, but escaped uninjured.
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.Her brothers, Miklós and Zoltán were also in the car, but escaped with minor injuries.^ Mariska’s brothers Miklós and Zoltan were also in the car, but they escaped with minor injuries.
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^ In June 1967, Mariska and her brothers Zoltan and Mickey Jr. The children escaped with minor injuries.

^ Hargitay and her brothers suffered just minor injuries, and she remembers nothing of the crash or its immediate aftermath.
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.After the death of their mother, the three siblings were raised by their father and his third wife, Ellen Siano.^ The three children were raised by Mickey Hargitay and his third wife, Ellen Siano after their mother's death.
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^ Days later, she moved in with her father and stepmother, Ellen Siano, a flight attendant.
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^ Hargitay married again in September 1967 to Ellen Siano, his wife until his death, who helped raise Mikls Jr., Zoltn, and Mariska.
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[1]
.Hargitay was active in the theater program of her secondary school Marymount High School, and she attended UCLA School of Theater Film and Television (where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma),[2] until she left before graduating when she began her acting career.^ She began her film career in France in 2005.
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^ Hargitay graduated in 1987 from the UCLA School of Theater Film and Television with a major in theatre.
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^ Mariska Hargitay was active in the theater program of her secondary school Marymount High School; she graduated in 1987 from the UCLA School of Theater Film and Television with a major in theater.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

[1]

Early career

.In 1982, Hargitay was crowned Miss Beverly Hills USA,[3] and was fourth runner up at the Miss California USA Pageant in Oxnard.^ Won Miss Beverly Hills 1982 pageant.
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^ She was awarded as Miss Beverly Hills USA in 1982.

^ Won the Miss Beverly Hills 1982 pagent.
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.Within a few years she had landed recurring roles in the television series Downtown and Falcon Crest, in which she played the character Carly Fixx.^ That same year, Hargitay earned the recurring role of Carly Fixx on television's Falcon Crest.
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^ What's it been like to play this character for eight years?
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^ It was this role that landed Meloni a nomination for his fist Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
  • Law and Order: Mariska Hargitay is Detective Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

.She portrayed police officer Angela Garcia in the 1992 series Tequila & Bonetti, and appeared in an episode of the fourth season of Seinfeld.^ Season 1, Episode 2: Bonetti and Tequila aid Garcia whe...
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^ In 1985, she appeared in the B-movie Ghoulies and agreed to portray a teenage parolee inCBS' short-lived series Downtown.
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^ Despite how serious that may sound, Mariska's people said she won't be missing any work and "will appear in all episodes for the rest of the season of 'Law &Order: SVU." .
  • iVillage | Mariska Hargitay Suffers Collapsed Lung - iVillage 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.ivillage.com [Source type: General]

.Two years later, Hargitay portrayed Didi Edelstein, the sexy next-door neighbor, in the 1995 sitcom Can't Hurry Love, which starred Nancy McKeon.^ Mariska Hargitay Television star Mariska Hargitay has returned to the set of "Law & Order: SVU" just two weeks after suffering a collapsed lung.
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^ Hargitay also earned notice as a cast regular in comedy series "Can't Hurry Love," starring Nancy McKeon, as well as for her roles on the popular series "Falcon Crest" and "Prince Street."
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^ She later starred with Nancy McKeon in the short lived “Can’t Hurry Love” before starring in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”.
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.In 1997, Hargitay played detective Nina Echeverria on the drama series Prince Street, and had a recurring role as Cynthia Hooper during the fourth season of ER.^ The 45-year-old Hargitay won an Emmy in 2006 for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC police drama, which is now in its 10th season.
  • Mariska Hargitay Still Ailing, But Improving 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mariska Hargitay received her second Emmy nomination this year for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit .
  • Halle Berry, Jon Cryer, Mariska Hargitay, Charlie Sheen, Jon Stewart and Kiefer Sutherland Confirmed as Presenters for the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards | Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.emmys.tv [Source type: General]

^ In 1997, the casting directors of NBC's ER hired Hargitay to portray Dr. Mark Greene's ( Anthony Edwards ) girlfriend, emergency room desk attendant Cynthia Cooper, in a 14-episode arc.
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.Hargitay has appeared on numerous other television programs, including: Freddy's Nightmares, Ellen, All American Girl, Baywatch, Cracker, Gabriel's Fire, In the Heat of the Night, JoJo's Circus, The Single Guy, Wiseguy, and thirtysomething.^ Mariska Hargitay was active in the theater program of her secondary school Marymount High School; she graduated in 1987 from the UCLA School of Theater Film and Television with a major in theater.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Throughout the late '80s and early '90s, Hargitay also appeared in numerous popular television shows -- In the Heat of the Night, Baywatch, Wiseguy, thirtysomething, Booker, Seinfeld, Ellen, The Single Guy -- and in quite a few failed series -- Tequila and Bonetti, Key West, Can't Hurry Love, Prince Street, and Cracker.
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^ Her other television credits include starring roles in the television movies "Plain Truth," "The Advocate's Devil" and "Night Sins."
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.Her voice is featured on the 2005 video game True Crime: New York City.^ January 6, 2009 in New York City.
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^ In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad, known as the Special Victims Unit.
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^ Law & Order SVU star and general Hollywood royalty member Mariska Hargitay and her husband were on hand a few nights ago in New York City.
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.Hargitay also had a minor role ("Hooker in Bar") in the 1995 film Leaving Las Vegas, and briefly replaced Gabrielle Fitzpatrick in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie, although the footage was deemed unusable.^ Leaving Las Vegas{Hooker at bar}(1995) .
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^ Film appearances include: Ghoulies , 1985; Jocks , 1987; Mr. Universe , 1988; The Perfect Weapon , 1991; Bank Robber , 1993; Leaving Las Vegas , 1995; Lake Placid , 1999; Perfume , 2001.
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^ Hargitay's feature-film credits include "Lake Placid" (starring Bill Pullman and Bridget Fonda), the critically acclaimed "Leaving Las Vegas" and Michael Rymer's "Perfume."
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

.Casting for the lead characters of NBC police procedural television drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit occurred in the spring of 1999. Dick Wolf, along with officials from NBC and Studios USA were at the final auditions for the two leads at Rockefeller Center.^ Since 1999, Hargitay has portrayed Det. Olivia Benson, the female lead on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

^ Actress, star of TV series "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" .
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^ Show more » Mariska Hargitay is the star of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victim's Unit".
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The last round had been narrowed down to six finalists. .For the female lead, Detective Olivia Benson, Samantha Mathis, Reiko Aylesworth, and Hargitay were being considered.^ You may know her as Detective Olivia Benson on Law and Order SVU , but the emmy award winning actress is taking on a very different role now.
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^ The 45-year-old Hargitay won an Emmy in 2006 for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC police drama, which is now in its 10th season.
  • Mariska Hargitay Still Ailing, But Improving 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Since 1999, Hargitay has portrayed Det. Olivia Benson, the female lead on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
  • January 23rd, 2008 - Happy Birthday Mariska Hargitay! | Allie Is Wired 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC allieiswired.com [Source type: General]

.For the male role, Detective Elliot Stabler, the finalists were Tim Matheson, John Slattery, and Christopher Meloni.^ Christopher Meloni's handling of his role as Detective Elliot Stabler is equally as strong.
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^ Joining her are Christopher Meloni as Detective Elliot Stabler, Richard Belzer as Detective John Munch, captivating newcomers Ice-T and B.D. Wong, and television's hottest guest stars, such as Eric Roberts, Margot Kidder, and Chad Lowe.
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - The Second Year, Universal Studios DVDs Drama 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.nbcuniversalstore.com [Source type: General]

^ Synopsis: The second-season opener of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is the episode " Wrong Is Right ," in which the efforts by SVU detective Elliot Stabler ( Christopher Meloni ) to shelter his family from the sordid details of his work are shattered when his daughter Maureen ( Erin Broderick ) witnesses a  Read More .
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.Meloni and Hargitay had auditioned in the final round together and after the actors left, there was a moment of dead silence, after which Wolf blurted out, "Oh well.^ There's been no new news out of cagey superflack Leslie Sloane Zelnick about Mariska Hargitay's hospitalization for a collapsed lung, but her Law & Order: SVU costar Richard Belzer is finally speaking out.
  • Mariska Hargitay Update: Richard Belzer Solicits Prayers, Says She's 'OK' - mariska hargitay - Gawker 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC defamer.gawker.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She deserves it along with christopher meloni, the show is based on them and there lives, munch and fin are great to but there "supporting actors".
  • Mariska Hargitay & Christopher Meloni Leaving SVU? - Socialite Life 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Well, there's nothing quite so disappointing as checking out a thread for pictures of a hot woman and instead finding discussions on decapitation and acid-scarred lungs.
  • FARK.com: (4139734) Mariska Hargitay feeling a bit deflated 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.fark.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There's no doubt who we should choose–Hargitay and Meloni."^ Hargitay, who has no memory of the accident, was left with a zig-zag scar down the side of her head.
  • MySpace - ♥ Mariska Hargitay Fan Site! ™ ♥ - 45 - Female - NEW YORK, NEW YORK - myspace.com/mariska_hargitay_fan_site 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A Defamer tipster who works on the set of Hargitay's Law & Order: SVU says there's more to the story.
  • Defamer Exclusive: What's Behind Mariska Hargitay's Hospitalization? - mariska hargitay - Gawker 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC defamer.gawker.com [Source type: General]

^ No details, of course, but the all-knowing “sources” report that Hargitay and Meloni will get $400,000 per episode.
  • Mariska Hargitay gives Olivia another two years | AfterEllen.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Wolf believed the duo had the perfect chemistry together from the first time he saw them together, and they ended up being his first choice.^ The last time we saw anything of El’s marriage was Wildlife, I believe, where everything was still pretty unsure, and before that, the Kathy-slaps-Elliot-in-the-courtroom!
  • Mariska Hargitay drops 'SVU' bomb: 'There's a lot of making out coming up' | Ausiello | EW.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC ausiellofiles.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Every minute of their time that they spend opening up the fan mail that inevitably ends up there is one more minute that they can't spend doing their job.
  • USA Network Forums > mariska hargitay 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC forums.usanetwork.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The people that sent the vid are over on another board, and are so caught up with worry they talked about it for days on end.
  • USA Network Forums > mariska hargitay 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC forums.usanetwork.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Garth Ancier, then head of NBC Entertainment, agreed, and the rest of the panel assembled began voicing their assent.[4]
.In May 2009, after the shows tenth season, Hargitay and Meloni's contract expired when the were reportedly making $375K[5]–385K[6]-per episode.^ Mariska Hargitay May 18, 2009 .
  • Mariska Hargitay | Facebook 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.facebook.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Share 1 of 9 < < Previous ENLARGED+ Next > > Contract negotiations for stars of Law & Order: SVU Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni are reportedly getting so heated that NBC is threatening to replace the two.
  • Mariska Hargitay & Christopher Meloni Leaving SVU? - Socialite Life 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ That was in some doubt, with fans of the show wondering whether the actors might be replaced after their two-year contracts expired.
  • Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni signed for Law & Order: SVU - HitFix.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.hitfix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.During negotiations in April for a new contact the duo attempted to go after back-end profits.^ NBC ordered production on Season 11 in April, announcing the series would go on  with or without its leads , who were reportedly demanding higher salaries and back-end deals at the time.
  • 'Law & Order: SVU' stars Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay sign on for two more years | Show Tracker | Los Angeles Times 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

^ April 9, 2009 8:31 AM MW says: Jennifer, please go back to sixth grade English.
  • Mariska Hargitay & Christopher Meloni Leaving SVU? - Socialite Life 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.NBC threaten to replace Hargitay and Meloni on if "they persist in their demands for more money".[7] Two months later it was reported that their contract had been renewed for two more years.^ That was in some doubt, with fans of the show wondering whether the actors might be replaced after their two-year contracts expired.
  • Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni signed for Law & Order: SVU - HitFix.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.hitfix.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The 45-year-old Hargitay won an Emmy in 2006 for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC police drama, which is now in its 10th season.
  • Mariska Hargitay Still Ailing, But Improving 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2004, Mariska Hargitay married actor Peter Hermann and the couple had their first son, August Miklos Friedrich Hermann, two years later.
  • Mariska Hargitay Photos, Gossip, Bio & Reviews - AskMen.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mariska Hargitay Photos, Gossip, Bio & Reviews - AskMen.com Canada 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mariska Hargitay Photos, Gossip, Bio & Reviews - AskMen.com UK 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC uk.askmen.com [Source type: General]

[6] The eleventh season premiered on September 23, 2009.[8]

Personal life

Hargitay in May 2007
.Hargitay speaks Hungarian, French, Spanish, and Italian as well as English.^ The UCLA graduate speaks Hungarian, French and Italian.
  • MARISKA HARGITAY ,CHRISTOPHER MELONI | FANSVU's Blog | Social Networking: Photos, Videos, Blogs | myNBC 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC my.nbc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She learned her father's native language, Hungarian, but also speaks fluent French and Italian.
  • MySpace - ♥ Mariska Hargitay Fan Site! ™ ♥ - 45 - Female - NEW YORK, NEW YORK - myspace.com/mariska_hargitay_fan_site 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[9] .On August 28, 2004, in Santa Barbara, California, she married Peter Hermann, an actor and writer who has often appeared on SVU as Defense Attorney Trevor Langan.^ She married actor Peter Hermann on August 28, 2004.

^ August 28, 2004 Mariska Hargitay married actor Peter Hermann.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Law and Order: Special Victim Unit's Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ Hargitay, 42, and Hermann, an actor, married in August 2004.
  • Mariska Hargitay | TMZ.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.tmz.com [Source type: General]
  • FOXNews.com - Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann Have Baby Boy - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: General]

.During the last months of her pregnancy, she took maternity leave from SVU, and was temporarily replaced by Connie Nielsen.^ During the last few months of her pregnancy, Mariska took a maternity leave from SVU and was temporarily replaced by Connie Nielsen.
  • MySpace - ♥ Mariska Hargitay Fan Site! ™ ♥ - 45 - Female - NEW YORK, NEW YORK - myspace.com/mariska_hargitay_fan_site 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Hargitay took a maternity leave from Law and Order: Special Victims Unit during the last months of her pregnancy.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Law and Order: Special Victim Unit's Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ During this time she was replaced by Connie Nielsen.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Law and Order: Special Victim Unit's Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

[10][11] .On June 28, 2006, Hargitay gave birth to her son August Miklos Friedrich Hermann, by an emergency caesarean section.^ The couple named their son, August Miklos Friedrich Hermann, who was delivered by caesarean section.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Law and Order: Special Victim Unit's Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

^ Mariska had her baby boy ( wednesday June 28, 2006) she named him August Miklos Friedrich Hermann.
  • MySpace - ♥ Mariska Hargitay Fan Site! ™ ♥ - 45 - Female - NEW YORK, NEW YORK - myspace.com/mariska_hargitay_fan_site 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The couple had their first son June 28,2006.
  • Mariska Hargitay: Law and Order: Special Victim Unit's Olivia Benson - Associated Content - associatedcontent.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.associatedcontent.com [Source type: General]

.She appeared in the January 2007 issue of Self magazine she stated that the 15-hour work days on the set of SVU, combined with the stress of an increase in episodes filmed each week caused her to resort to food for comfort and by her third trimester, she gained 54 pounds and contracted gestational diabetes.^ Mariska Hargitay Television star Mariska Hargitay has returned to the set of "Law & Order: SVU" just two weeks after suffering a collapsed lung.
  • Times Square Gossip: MARISKA HARGITAY RETURNS TO LAW & ORDER 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.timessquaregossip.com [Source type: General]

^ A Defamer tipster who works on the set of Hargitay's Law & Order: SVU says there's more to the story.
  • Defamer Exclusive: What's Behind Mariska Hargitay's Hospitalization? - mariska hargitay - Gawker 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC defamer.gawker.com [Source type: General]

^ Following his arrest on Christmas Day in Aspen, has Charlie Sheen returned to work on the set of “Two & A Half Men” in Burbank?
  • Charlie Sheen, Mariska Hargitay Among TV’s Highest Paid Stars | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

She cited in the interview, "I was overwhelmed by my lack of energy. .All I could do to survive was to eat".[12] That same month she and August appeared in a Got Milk? ad.^ Despite the injury, 'she will appear in all episodes for the rest of the season of ‘Law &Order: SVU,' her rep added."
  • Mariska Hargitay Sidelined With Collapsed Lung | ImNotObsessed.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.imnotobsessed.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[12]
.Upon winning her Emmy on August 27, 2006, Hargitay made a point of thanking her father for everything he had done for her in her life.^ Relationship: Lance Young (executive; dated in 1990) Father: Mickey Hargitay (actor; born on January 6, 1926; married on January 13, 1958; divorced on August 26, 1964; died on September 14, 2006) .
  • Mariska Hargitay Picture, Profile at Sexy Girls Gallery 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.photo111.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The 45-year-old Hargitay won an Emmy in 2006 for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC police drama, which is now in its 10th season.
  • Mariska Hargitay Still Ailing, But Improving 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Magdolina Hargitay (born January 23, 1964) is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning American actress best known for her role [More...

[13] Just 17 days later, on September 14, 2006, her father died from multiple myeloma in Los Angeles, California, at age 80.[14][15]
.In late December 2008, she suffered a partially collapsed lung after taking a fall during a stunt on the set of SVU.^ She suffered a brief setback in January when she was hospitalized with a partially collapsed lung.
  • Mariska Hargitay on Making Time for Yourself - Healthy Living - Health.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC living.health.com [Source type: General]

^ Mariska Hargitay Television star Mariska Hargitay has returned to the set of "Law & Order: SVU" just two weeks after suffering a collapsed lung.
  • Times Square Gossip: MARISKA HARGITAY RETURNS TO LAW & ORDER 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.timessquaregossip.com [Source type: General]

^ Playing detective Olivia Benson is a hard job, and in October, Mariska landed awkwardly during a stunt and didn’t realize until months later that she had suffered a collapsed lung.
  • Cele|bitchy » Blog Archive » Mariska Hargitay on Jay Leno: he “ruined” Law & Order: SVU 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

She underwent surgery in January and returned to work shortly after. .[16] On March 3, 2009, Hargitay was hospitalized after suffering chest pains related to the injury.^ November 2009 Mariska Hargitay suffers partially collapsed lung in freak accident .

^ It's unclear if some sort of trauma prompted the injury or if Hargitay suffered a spontaneous pneumothorax, which can occur if more air pressure builds up in a person's chest cavity than is present in the lungs.
  • E! Online - Entertainment News, Celebrity Gossip, Celebrity News 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC images.eonline.com [Source type: General]

^ Hargitay and her brothers suffered just minor injuries, and she remembers nothing of the crash or its immediate aftermath.
  • Mariska Hargitay Biography - life, family, story, death, history, school, mother, young, son, old, born - Newsmakers Cumulation 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.notablebiographies.com [Source type: General]

It was disclosed that she would probably need more surgery.[17] .Despite this, she missed only one episode of season 10 of SVU.^ I can't believe she is only missing one episode.
  • Mariska Hargitay gets sidelined from "SVU" | AfterEllen.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Usmagazine.com said Hargitay is expected to appear in all of this season's episodes of "SVU." (c) UPI .
  • Mariska Hargitay Back To Work After Hospital Stay 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.postchronicle.com [Source type: News]

^ The Emmy-winning actress just underwent a second surgery relating to the collapsed lung she suffered in January, and will only be missing from one episode, yet it's basically the most horrible, shocking news in television.
  • Mariska Hargitay gets sidelined from "SVU" | AfterEllen.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[18] She has begun working on the 11th season of SVU, which premiered on Wednesday, September 23, 2009.

Philanthropy

.Hargitay is founder and president of the Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization that was set up in 2004 to provide support to women who have been sexually assaulted.^ She also established the Joyful Heart Foundation to provide recovery help for victims of sexual abuse.
  • Mariska Hargitay Biography - life, family, story, death, history, school, mother, young, son, old, born - Newsmakers Cumulation 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.notablebiographies.com [Source type: General]

^ Q: Finally, why should people support the Joyful Heart Foundation?
  • Cause Celeb: Mariska Hargitay - Giving- msnbc.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

^ This month, we speak with "Law & Order" star Mariska Hargitay about her involvement with the Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization that supports survivors of sexual assault.
  • Cause Celeb: Mariska Hargitay - Giving- msnbc.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

[19] .Hargitay said, "I started getting fan mail from survivors who felt a connection to Olivia.^ I'm guessin most are thhose irritating tweeny Elliot & Olivia fans who root for his marriage to fail and get with Olivia.
  • Mariska Hargitay gives Olivia another two years | AfterEllen.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mariska Hargitay XXX fantasies are no stranger to most men and women who have become avid fans and collectors of the Mariska Hargitay Playboy pic.

^ Hargitay delivered a baby boy named August by Caesarean section Wednesday in Los Angeles, publicist Leslie Sloane Zelnick said Thursday in an e-mail.
  • FOXNews.com - Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann Have Baby Boy - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: General]

.In many of these letters, people would disclose their personal stories of abuse — some for the very first time.^ Honestly, it would be so believable these two characters are already like so many lesbian couples I know here in NY (not profession specific, but in general).
  • Mariska Hargitay gets sidelined from "SVU" | AfterEllen.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.afterellen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Mariska Hargitay Jan 19 2010 7:26 PM from People "I think I’m a very attractive person, but I don’t put myself in the realm of the beauty.
  • Mariska Hargitay - Entertainment - Road Runner 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.rr.com [Source type: General]

^ There are so many people that things happen to, and I really feel that we're fair when it comes to telling their stories, and educating people about what's going.
  • Mariska Hargitay on Law and Order : Interviews : TV : Entertainment : Sympatico.ca 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC entertainment1.sympatico.msn.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

I remember getting the sense that many were living in isolation with so much shame, but the shame belonged to the perpetrators. .I wanted to help find a way to help people reclaim their lives and live them with a renewed sense of possibility and hope.^ To follow on that, do you get a sense that people are getting help with issues because they've been through something similar to what happens on the show?
  • Mariska Hargitay on Law and Order : Interviews : TV : Entertainment : Sympatico.ca 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC entertainment1.sympatico.msn.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.And that's what we work to do every day at Joyful Heart."^ Just doing a lot of charity work, including for my foundation, Joyful Heart.
  • TV Guide Magazine | News | Exclusive: Mariska Hargitay Talks SVU Contract! 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.tvguidemagazine.com [Source type: General]

^ I think part of it was the gift of being able to bring my son to work with me every day.
  • Mariska Hargitay on Law and Order : Interviews : TV : Entertainment : Sympatico.ca 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC entertainment1.sympatico.msn.ca [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[20]
.Hargitay has also worked with the Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention program, Santa Monica Rape Crisis Treatment Center where she is a certified rape crisis counselor.^ Mariska (Ma-rish-ka) Magdolna Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California.

^ Mariska Hargitay and friends, including Debra Messing and Hilary Swank, came out to support the Joyful Heart Foundation, which helps heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.
  • Mariska Hargitay | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Mariska Hargitay | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Charlie Sheen, Mariska Hargitay Among TV’s Highest Paid Stars | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ So originally, just to educate myself on the subject, I went through the SAVI (Sexual Assault Victim Intervention) program which is a rape-crisis-counseling program.
  • Cause Celeb: Mariska Hargitay - Giving- msnbc.com 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.msnbc.msn.com [Source type: General]

.She also appeared in the 17th season of NBC's “The More You Knowpublic service announcement in 2006,[21] and again in Spring 2009.[22] She is an honorary board member director of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.^ The 45-year-old Hargitay won an Emmy in 2006 for her role as Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC police drama, which is now in its 10th season.
  • Mariska Hargitay Still Ailing, But Improving 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Brant Hart, Charlotte, North Carolina September 21, 2006 Mariska and family, Mariska, you have impacted my life tremendously and I know that your father did the same thing for you.
  • Guest Book for Mickey Hargitay – Online Guest Book by Legacy.com. 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.legacy.com [Source type: General]

^ Olga Szigeti Snyder, Miami, Florida September 21, 2006 My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.
  • Guest Book for Mickey Hargitay – Online Guest Book by Legacy.com. 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC www.legacy.com [Source type: General]

[23]

Filmography

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1986 Downtown Jesse Smith
1988 In the Heat of the Night Audine Higgs Episode: "...And Then You Die"
Freddy's Nightmares Marsha Episode: "Freddy's Tricks and Treats"
Falcon Crest Carly Fixx
1989 Finish Line Lisa Karsh TV film
Baywatch Lisa Peters Episode: "Second Wave"
1990 Wiseguy Debbie Vitale Episode: "Romp"
thirtysomething Courtney Dunn Episode: "Fathers and Lovers"
Booker Michelle Larkina Episode: "Black Diamond Run"
Gabriel's Fire Carmen Episode: "Windows"
1992 Tequila and Bonetti Officer Angela Garcia
Grapevine Katie Episode: "The Katie and Adam Story"
1993 Hotel Room Girlfriend Episode: "Getting Rid of Robby"
Blind Side Melanie TV film on HBO
Key West Laurel Episode: "Less Moonlight"
Seinfeld Melissa Shannon Episode: "The Pilot"
1994 Gambler V: Playing for Keeps Etta Place TV film on CBS
1995 All American Girl Jane Episode: "Young Americans"
Can't Hurry Love Didi Edelstein
1996 Ellen Dara Episode: "The Mugging"
The Single Guy Kate Conklin/The Mounted Cop Episode: "Mounted Cop"
Episode: "Kept Man"
Episode: "The Virgin"
1997 Night Sins Paige Price TV film
Prince Street Det. Nina Echeverria
Cracker Det. Penny Hatfield Episode: "True Romance 1"
The Advocate's Devil Rendi TV film
1997–1998 ER Cynthia Hooper
1999 Love, American Style Wendy Segment: "Love And The Blind Date"
2000, 2005 Law & Order Det. Olivia Benson Episode: "Entitled (2)"
Episode: "Fools For Love"
Episode: "Flaw"
2004 Plain Truth Ellie Harrison TV film on Lifetime
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury Det. Olivia Benson Episode: Day
1999–present Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Det. Olivia Benson
Film
Year Title Role Notes
1985 Ghoulies Donna
1986 Welcome to 18 Joey
1987 Jocks Nicole
1988 Mr. Universe
1991 Hard Time Romance Anita
The Perfect Weapon Jennifer
Strawberry Road Jill Banner
1993 Bank Robber Marisa Benoit
1995 Leaving Las Vegas Hooker at Bar
1999 Lake Placid Myra Okubo
2001 Perfume Darcy
2006 Tales from Earthsea Tenar Voice
2008 The Love Guru Herself Cameo

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2000 Satellite Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Series, Drama Law & Order: SVU Nominated
Viewers for Quality Television Awards Best Actress in a Quality Drama Series Nominated
TV Guide Awards Favorite Actress in a New Series Nominated
2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Law & Order: SVU Nominated
Prism Awards Performance in a Drama Series Episode Nominated
Gracie Allen Awards Individual Achievement for Best Female Lead - Drama - Series Won
Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2005 Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Law & Order: SVU Won
Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Law & Order: SVU Nominated
Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Won
2007 TV Land Awards Favorite Lady Gumshoe Law & Order: SVU Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
Prism Awards Performance in a Drama Series Episode Won
Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2008 Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Law & Order: SVU Nominated
2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Law & Order: SVU Nominated
People's Choice Awards Favorite Female TV Star Nominated
Gracie Allen Awards Outstanding Female Lead - Drama Series Won
Golden Globe Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series Law & Order: SVU Nominated
(Source: IMDb.com)

References

Notes

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Further reading

  • D'Arminio, Aubry. .Mariska Hargitay Biography.^ TV TV Home > Cast & Crew > Mariska Hargitay more Overview Biography Credits Career Milestones Awards Photos Upcoming Appearances TV! Search Search TV Mariska Hargitay .
    • Mariska Hargitay - Yahoo! TV 22 January 2010 13:44 UTC tv.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    All Movie Guide. circa, 2007. Accessed January 24, 2010.

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Mariska Hargitay (born January 23, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actress. She is best known for her role on the television series Law & Order, SVU. She is also the daughter of actor Jayne Mansfield.


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