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Mariska Hargitay

Photos Mariska Hargitay Birth name: Mariska Magdolna Hargitay
Birth date: 1964/01/23 (59 years old)
Birth place : Santa Monica, Californie
Height: 1.71 m

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Biography for Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay is an American actress born on January 23, 1964 in Santa Monica, California.

It is especially known for her role of inspector Olivia Benson in the New York Special Unit series, a competent woman who is still very close to the victims, the latter being accidentally born from the rape of her mother.

We discover it for the first time in the cinema in 1985 in the film Ghoulies.

Mariska was the victim of a road accident when she was three and a half years old. She will get out with a scar that she kept on the temple but the accident will unfortunately cause the death of her mother, the famous Jayne Mansfield.

Mariska Hargitay is an American actress known for her role as Lieutenant Olivia Benson in the television series "New York District Special Unit". She was born on January 23, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, and was the daughter of the famous actor Steve McQueen and actress Jayne Mansfield.

Hargitay grew up in Los Angeles and attended the University of South California, where she studied theater. She started her acting career playing in theatrical productions before embarking on cinema and television. She made her first appearances on television in series like "Falcon Crest" and "Seinfeld", before obtaining the main role in "New York District Special Unit" in 1999.

Since then, Hargitay has been acclaimed by criticism for his work in the series, winning several Emmy Awards and Golden Globe Awards for her interpretation of Olivia Benson. Apart from her acting career, Hargitay is also known for her commitment to victims of sexual violence and for her foundation, the Joyful Heart Foundation, which aims to help survivors of rape and sexual assault.

In addition to his work in the field of art and philanthropy, Hargitay is also married to actor Peter Hermann and has three children. Together, they live in New York and continue to work in the world of cinema and television.


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