• Mariska Hargitay stars on Law & Order: SVU
  • She's actually the daughter of famous parents
  • Her mother is Hollywood icon Jayne Mansfield

From winning multiple awards and accolades to starting her own charity foundation, Mariska Hargitay is one of the most inspiring women of the 21st century. She's starred on the well-known TV series, Law & Order: SVU for over 20 seasons now as the leading actress.

Do You Know Who Mariska Hargitay's Mother Is?

Although her father was Mr. Universe bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay, her mother was just as successful in her respective career — as a Hollywood film star!

Law and Order: SVU Actress Mariska Hargitay

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