Mariska Hargitay information

Mariska Hargitay (Mariska Hargitay was born Magdolna, January 23, 1964) is an American actor, known for his role in New York City Sex Crimes Detective Olivia Benson on Law & Order NBC television drama: Special Victims Unit, a role that earned her numerous awards and names, such as the Emmy and Golden Globe.

Daughter of actress Jayne Mansfield and actor / bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay, Hargitay is a former beauty queen who made his film debut in the 1985 film Ghoulies-horror-comedy, and his major television debut in the center city ​​1986 adventure drama. She appeared in many roles in movies and television shows throughout the years 1980 and 1990 before being cast as Olivia Benson, a role that led to his founding Merry Heart Foundation, which provides support for women who have been sexually abused.