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Mariska Hargitay

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mariska Hargitay (born Mariska Magdolna Hargitay; January 23, 1964, height 5' 7¾" (1,72 m))  is an American actress, best known for her role as New York City sex crimes Detective Olivia Benson on on the NBC television drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, a role that has earned her multiple awards and nominations, including an Emmy and Golden Globe. The daughter of actress Jayne Mansfield and actor/bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay, Hargitay is a former beauty queen who made her film debut in the 1985 horror-comedy film Ghoulies, and her major television debut in the 1986 adventure drama series, Downtown. She appeared in numerous roles in film and television shows throughout the late 1980s and 1990s before being cast as Olivia Benson, a role that led to her founding the Joyful Heart Foundation, which provides support to women who have been sexually abused.

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Jan 23, 1964 In Santa Monica - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Pelicula Arma Perfecta 2016-09-09
Known For
Poster of Stuck
Poster of El pecado
Poster of Sin testigos
Poster of Jocks
Pelicula Arma Perfecta Jennifer 2016-09-09
Pelicula Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live Herself 2015-12-20
Pelicula Stuck Narrator 2013-02-23
Pelicula El gurú del buen rollo Mariska Hargitay 2008-06-20
Pelicula La pura verdad Ellie Harrison 2004-10-04
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Pelicula Secrets: Vestida para matar Darcy 2001-04-08
Pelicula Mandíbulas Myra Okubo 1999-07-15
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Olivia Benson 1999-09-20
Series Prince Street Detective Nina Echeverria 1997-03-06
Series Cracker Unknown 1997-09-18
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Pelicula El pecado 1997-09-20
Pelicula The Advocate's Devil Rendi 1997-10-05
Series Can't Hurry Love Didi Edelstein 1995-09-18
Pelicula Leaving Las Vegas Hooker at bar 1995-10-27
Series The Single Guy Unknown 1995-09-21
Series Urgencias Cynthia Hooper 1994-09-19
Pelicula Gambler V: Playing for Keeps Etta Place 1994-10-02
Pelicula Sin testigos Melanie 1993-01-30
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Tequila and Bonetti Officer Angela Garcia 1992-01-17
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Pelicula Arma perfecta Jennifer 1991-03-15
Series Ley y orden Detective Olivia Benson 1990-09-13
Series Los vigilantes de la playa Lisa Peters 1989-04-23
Pelicula Finish Line 1989-01-11
Series Seinfeld Melissa 1989-07-05
Series Las pesadillas de Freddy Unknown 1988-10-08
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Series Treinta y tantos Unknown 1987-09-29
Pelicula Welcome to 18 Joey 1986-04-18
Pelicula Jocks Nicole 1986-11-14
Pelicula Ghoulies Donna 1984-11-08
Series Falcon Crest Unknown 1981-12-04
Series Barrio Sésamo Unknown 1969-11-10
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14