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Mariska Hargitay


Mariska (Ma-rish-ka) Magdolna Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. Her parents are Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. She is the youngest of their three children. In June 1967, Mariska and her brothers Zoltan and Mickey Jr. were in the back seat of a car when it was involved in the fatal accident which killed her ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
(1999-2018)
Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas Hooker at Bar
(1995)
Lake Placid
Lake Placid Myra Okubo
(1999)
Gedo senki
Gedo senki Tenar
(2006)

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 1999-2018 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Olivia Benson
- Episode #19.11 (2018) ... Olivia Benson
- Episode #19.10 (2018) ... Olivia Benson
- Gone Baby Gone (2018) ... Olivia Benson
- Intent (2017) ... Olivia Benson
- Something Happened (2017) ... Olivia Benson
 2017 Nightcap (TV Series)
Mariska Hargitay
- Guest in a Snake (2017) ... Mariska Hargitay
 2014-2016 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
Olivia Benson
- The Song of Gregory Williams Yates (2016) ... Olivia Benson
- The Number of Rats (2015) ... Olivia Benson
- They'll Have to Go Through Me (2014) ... Olivia Benson
 2015 Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (Video short)
Justice
 2015 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Olivia Benson
- We Called Her Jellybean (2015) ... Olivia Benson
 2010 F--K (Short)
Mariska
 2006 Gedo senki
Tenar (English version, voice)
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game)
Deena Dixon (voice)
 2000-2005 Law & Order (TV Series)
Olivia Benson
- Flaw (2005) ... Olivia Benson
- Fools for Love (2000) ... Olivia Benson
- Entitled (2000) ... Olivia Benson
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Olivia Benson
- Day (2005) ... Olivia Benson
 2004 Plain Truth (TV Movie)
Ellie Harrison
 2001 Perfume
Darcy (as Marishka Hargitay)
 1997-2000 Prince Street (TV Series)
Detective Nina Echeverria
- Father and Sons (2000) ... Detective Nina Echeverria
- A Room Without a View (2000) ... Detective Nina Echeverria
- God Bless America (1997) ... Detective Nina Echeverria
- Pilot (1997) ... Detective Nina Echeverria
- Everyday People ... Detective Nina Echeverria
 1999 Lake Placid
Myra Okubo
 1999 Love American Style (TV Movie)
Wendy (segment "Love And The Blind Date")
 1997-1998 ER (TV Series)
Cynthia Hooper
- My Brother's Keeper (1998) ... Cynthia Hooper
- Family Practice (1998) ... Cynthia Hooper
- Carter's Choice (1998) ... Cynthia Hooper
- Sharp Relief (1998) ... Cynthia Hooper
- Think Warm Thoughts (1998) ... Cynthia Hooper
 1997 The Advocate's Devil (TV Movie)
Rendi
 1997 Cracker: Mind Over Murder (TV Series)
Detective Penny Hatfield
- True Romance: Part 1 (1997) ... Detective Penny Hatfield
 1997 Night Sins (TV Movie)
Paige Price
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Kate Conklin the Mounted Cop / Kate Conklin
- The Virgin (1996) ... Kate Conklin the Mounted Cop
- Kept Man (1996) ... Kate Conklin
- Mounted Cop (1996) ... Kate Conklin the Mounted Cop
 1996 Ellen (TV Series)
Dara
- The Mugging (1996) ... Dara
 1995-1996 Can't Hurry Love (TV Series)
Didi Edelstein
- The Elizabeth Taylor Episode (1996) ... Didi Edelstein
- I Never Cooked for My Father (1996) ... Didi Edelstein
- Valentine's Day Massacred (1996) ... Didi Edelstein
- Between the Lines (1996) ... Didi Edelstein
- The Boss (1996) ... Didi Edelstein
 1995 Leaving Las Vegas
Hooker at Bar
 1995 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Jane
- Young Americans (1995) ... Jane
 1994 Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (TV Movie)
Etta Place
 1993 Come the Morning
Church Woman
 1993 Bank Robber
Marisa Benoit
 1993 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Melissa
- The Pilot (1993) ... Melissa
 1993 Key West (TV Series)
Laurel
- Less Moonlight (1993) ... Laurel
 1993 Blind Side (TV Movie)
Melanie
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series)
Tina
- Getting Rid of Robert (1993) ... Tina
 1992 Grapevine (TV Series)
Katie
- The Katie and Adam Story (1992) ... Katie
 1992 FBI: The Untold Stories (TV Series)
Agent Michele Evans
- Evans vs. Evans (1992) ... Agent Michele Evans
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Officer Angela Garcia
- Mama (1992) ... Officer Angela Garcia
- Brooklyn and the Beast (1992) ... Officer Angela Garcia
- Wonderdog (1992) ... Officer Angela Garcia
- A Perfect Match (1992) ... Officer Angela Garcia
- Tale of the Dragon (1992) ... Officer Angela Garcia
 1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Michelle Brown
- Anatomy of a Rape (1991) ... Michelle Brown
 1991 Strawberry Road
Jill Banner
 1991 The Perfect Weapon
Jennifer
 1991 Hard Time Romance
Anita
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Carmen
- Windows (1990) ... Carmen
 1990 Booker (TV Series)
Michelle Larkin
- Black Diamond Run (1990) ... Michelle Larkin
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Courtney Dunn
- Fathers and Lovers (1990) ... Courtney Dunn
 1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Debbie Vitale
- Romp (1990) ... Debbie Vitale
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series)
Lisa Peters
- Second Wave (1989) ... Lisa Peters
 1989 Finish Line (TV Movie)
Lisa Karsh
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Carly Fixx
- Farewell My Lovelies (1988) ... Carly Fixx
- Changing Times (1988) ... Carly Fixx
- Last Dance (1988) ... Carly Fixx
- As Tears Go By (1988) ... Carly Fixx
- King's Gambit (1988) ... Carly Fixx
 1988 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Marsha
- Freddy's Tricks and Treats (1988) ... Marsha
 1988 Mr. Universe
 1988 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Audine Higgs
- ...And Then You Die (1988) ... Audine Higgs
 1986-1987 Downtown (TV Series)
Jesse Smith
- Episode #1.13 (1987) ... Jesse Smith
- Pilot (1986) ... Jesse Smith
- Rock 'n' Roll Will Never Die (1986) ... Jesse Smith
- Flowers (1986) ... Jesse Smith
- Tracks of My Tears (1986) ... Jesse Smith
 1986 Jocks
Nicole
 1986 Welcome to 18
Joey
 1984 Ghoulies
Donna
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Alternate Names:

Marishka Hargitay

Height:

5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Part of her 2005 Golden Globe acceptance speech] Fifty years ago, my mother stood on this stage accepting this award. She was fortunate enough to have my dad with her. Fifty years later, I'm fortunate enough to have my dad with me. I love you, Dad. See more »

Trivia:

Was considered for the role of Annie Porter in Speed (1994), which went to Sandra Bullock. See more »

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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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