Mariska Hargitay

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 76
Mariska Magdolna Hargitay is an American actress best known for her role as New York Police Department Captain Olivia Benson on the NBC drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Hargitay has starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1999. For her role on the show, Hargitay has received multiple awards and nominations, including a... read more

Mariska Magdolna Hargitay is an American actress best known for her role as New York Police Department Captain Olivia Benson on the NBC drama series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Hargitay has starred on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit since 1999. For her role on the show, Hargitay has received multiple awards and nominations, including a Primetime Emmy and a Golden Globe. The daughter of bodybuilder and actor Mickey Hargitay and actress Jayne Mansfield, Hargitay 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 on television throughout the late 1980s and 1990s before being cast on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Hargitay’s work on that show led her to found the Joyful Heart Foundation, an organization that provides support to people who have been sexually abused.

Birth Name

Mariska Magdolna Hargitay

Born

Thursday, 23 January 1964

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Actress Filmography

Law & Order: Organized Crime Olivia Benson 2021
30 Rock: A One-Time Special Self 2020
I Am Evidence Herself 2017
Nightcap Mariska Hargitay 2016
Harry Herself 2016
The Perfect Weapon Jennifer 2016
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live Herself 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
Ice & Coco Herself 2015
The Jim Gaffigan Show Herself 2015
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Law & Order: Organized Crime Olivia Benson 2021
30 Rock: A One-Time Special Self 2020
I Am Evidence Herself 2017
Nightcap Mariska Hargitay 2016
Harry Herself 2016
The Perfect Weapon Jennifer 2016
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour Live Herself 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
Ice & Coco Herself 2015
The Jim Gaffigan Show Herself 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Herself 2015
The Meredith Vieira Show Herself (archive footage), Herself 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014
Chicago P.D. Sergeant Olivia Benson, Lieutenant Olivia Benson 2014
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Stuck Narrator 2013
The Broadway.com Show Herself 2013
Chicago Fire Olivia Benson 2012
Katie Herself 2012
The Chew Herself - Guest 2011
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Herself (archive footage) 2010
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Herself - Guest 2009
The Love Guru Herself 2008
Chelsea Lately Herself - Guest 2007
30 Rock Detective Olivia Benson 2006
Rachael Ray Self 2006
Tales from Earthsea Tenar (voice) 2006
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Herself 2005
Law & Order: Trial by Jury Olivia Benson 2005
Plain Truth Ellie Harrison 2004
TV Land Moguls Herself 2004
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Herself 2003
Barefoot Contessa Self 2002
Perfume Darcy (as Marishka Hargitay) 2001
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Olivia Benson, Olivia Benson / Detective Olivia Benson 1999
Lake Placid Myra Okubo 1999
The Advocate's Devil Rendi 1997
Cracker: Mind Over Murder Detective Penny Hatfield 1997
The View Herself, Self 1997
Prince Street Detective Nina Echeverria 1997
Night Sins Paige Price 1997
The Daily Show Self 1996
Leaving Las Vegas Hooker at Bar 1995
The Single Guy Kate Conklin the Mounted Cop, Kate Conklin 1995
Can't Hurry Love Didi Edelstein 1995
Gambler V: Playing for Keeps Etta Place 1994
ER Cynthia Hooper 1994
All-American Girl Jane 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Ellen Dara 1994
Bank Robber Marisa Benoit 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Herself 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Herself 1993
Come the Morning Church Woman 1993
Blind Side Melanie 1993
Key West Laurel 1993
Hotel Room Tina 1993
Grapevine Katie 1992
Tequila and Bonetti Officer Angela Garcia 1992
FBI: The Untold Stories Agent Michele Evans 1991
The Perfect Weapon Jennifer 1991
Law & Order Olivia Benson 1990
Gabriel's Fire Carmen 1990
The New Adam-12 Michelle Brown 1990
Booker Michelle Larkin 1989
Baywatch Lisa Peters 1989
Finish Line Lisa Karsh 1989
Freddy's Nightmares Marsha 1988
Mr. Universe 1988
In the Heat of the Night Audine Higgs 1988
Thirtysomething Courtney Dunn 1987
Wiseguy Debbie Vitale 1987
Jocks Nicole 1986
Welcome to 18 Joey 1986
Downtown Jesse Smith 1986
Ghoulies Donna 1984
Star 80 1983
Falcon Crest Carly Fixx 1981
Entertainment Tonight Herself, Herself (archive footage) 1981
CBS News Sunday Morning Self 1979

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2011 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2009 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Won
2005 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Won
2005 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2004 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
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